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This time next week the Commonwealth Games will be well and truly underway.
Ahead of the games the team from Fiji have arrived in Dumfries, which they are using as a base for their pre-games training.
The athletes were welcomed to the town at a reception last night, and Ryan Dollard was there.
The Fiji Commonwealth team have spoken of their honour of being invited to Dumfries.
The team will be using the town as their base for the duration of the games, which begin in Glasgow next Wednesday, 23 July.
Paul Gee is a Team Fiji Official:
The Commonwealth athletes from Fiji have had nothing by praise for the people of Dumfries.
The team are just one of two who will not be based in Glasgow for the games.
Banuve Tabakaucoro is a 100m and 200m Sprinter:
Fiji's sporting elite have landed in the south of Scotland ahead of the Commonwealth Games.
The team are one of only two groups who will not be based in Glasgow for the games.
They will be based in Dumfries for the duration of their stay and locals turned out in force to give them a warm welcome.
Local children had a chance to met and train with the athletes and even got the chance to hold a press conference with the team.