Official history of the IXth British Commonwealth Games Edinburgh, Scotland, 16-25 July 1970

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Statementcompiled and edited by William Carmichael and M. McIntyre Hood.
ContributionsCarmichael, William., Hood, M. McIntyre.
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The British Commonwealth Games (Scottish Gaelic: Geamannan a 'Cho-fhlaitheis Bhreatainn ) were held in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 16 to 25 July This was the first time the name British Commonwealth Games was adopted, the first time metric units rather than imperial units were used in all events, and also the first time the games were held in city: Edinburgh, Scotland.

The Official History of the IXth British Commonwealth Games was compiled and edited by Willie Carmichael and M McIntyre Hood and was a very detailed account of the Games from conception to conclusion. We have here extracts from the history and begin with Sir Herbert Brechin’s intrduction.

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Of these, two did not send a team: British Honduras and Brunei. Track and Field Facilities. The Official History of the IXth British Commonwealth Games (compiled and edited by Willie Carmichael and M McIntyre Hood) had this to say: “In regard to track and field athletics, it was early obvious that unless the Corporation were to implement a long-term programme of civic recreation facilities.

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