On Eve Of Gold Coast Games, A Swim Down Memory Fast Lane To Glasgow 2014

World-record setters Cate Campbell, Emma McKeon, Mel Schlanger and Bronte Campbell [Photo: Ian MacNicol]

Australia dominated the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow back in 2014, even though the hosts, Scotland, and other home nations of a divided Britain brought a significant challenge. A good moment, ahead of ‘form guide day’ and the start of racing on Thursday, to recall the highlights, the top performances of the meet – a WR in the 4x100m free from Bronte Campbell, Emma McKeon, Melanie Schlanger and Cate Campbell – the medals, the best points swims, overall, men and women – Fran Halsall and Ross Murdoch top of the heap – the biggest hauls, from Emma McKeon and Chad le Clos; and the first major win and last defeat when it’s counted on sprint breaststroke for a star ascending, Adam Peaty

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Australia dominated the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow back in 2014, even though the hosts, Scotland, and other home nations of a divided Britain brought a significant challenge. A good moment, ahead of ‘form guide day’ and the start of racing on Thursday, to recall the highlights, the top performances of the meet – a WR in the 4x100m free from Bronte Campbell, Emma McKeon, Melanie Schlanger and Cate Campbell – the medals, the best points swims, overall, men and women – Fran Halsall and Ross Murdoch top of the heap – the biggest hauls, from Emma McKeon and Chad le Clos; and the first major win and last defeat when it’s counted on sprint breaststroke for a star ascending, Adam Peaty

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