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CGF eyes double hosting award for 2030 and 2034 C’wealth Games


Bangladeshpost
Published : 10 Aug 2022 08:43 PM

The Commonwealth Games Organising Federation (CGF) are enchanted marking the Birmingham2022 Commonwealth Games a successful one, when the president, Chief Executive expressed their pleasure on Monday in a press conference.

Held at the Games’ Media Hub, the high ups conveyed their great relief to have a booming 11 days long sports carnival in Birmingham despite pandemic threat along with Brexit, heat-wave and strikes.

Katie Sadlier, the Chief executive of the CGF, a former synchronised swimmer who claimed solo bronze at Edinburgh 1986, citing the record breaking attendant in the games first of all in her speech, “said, “Fans back and means so much to athletes.”

“I have been an athlete, team manager and a Minister’s minder in many Games. The whole way you engage and feel when you walk into the stadium and room when you have got full stands watching it just brings up that level of excitement.”

“Thousands of fans have turned out for what is one of the first multi-sport events to be staged in front of packed crowds since the COVID-19 pandemic. 

"This is my seventh Commonwealth Games and sitting there at the Opening Ceremony and watching athletes march in with the full stands behind them just brought Goosebumps, it is a relief to have fans back and means so much to athletes,” Sadleir was overwhelmed.