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The Commonwealth Games gets underway in earnest today.
Lucy Hall from Leicestershire, an Olympian from 2012, is among those taking part in the triathlon at Strathclyde Country Park.
The Commonwealth Games opening ceremony gets underway tonight in Glasgow.
Commonwealth Games 2014 facts:
- 71 nations and territories are taking part in the games.
- This is the 20th Commonwealth Games.
- The Games were originally known as the British Empire Games until a name change in 1978.
- 3,000 volunteers from all over Scotland are taking part in the opening ceremony at Celtic Park.
- The Queen's baton, containing a message from Her Majesty, has travelled for 250 days, visiting all of the 71 nations represented on its way to the opening ceremony.
- Although there will be 40,000 people watching the opening ceremony at Celtic Park, the global TV audience for the curtain-raiser is expected to be a whopping 1.5 billion.
Adam Dixon from Nottingham is in the hockey team for his second Games after narrowly missing out on a medal in Delhi four years ago.
19-year-old Omar Tafail from Birmingham is taking part in the wrestling event and is hoping to come away a winner.
Leicester's Chris Adcock says he and his wife Gabby will be hoping for a gold medal at this year's Commonwealth Games.
The successful doubles team have already picked up bronze at the competition in Delhi four years ago.
Leicester's Chris Adcock is preparing for this year's Commonwealth games in Glasgow.
Chris, who is in England's badminton team and plays alongside his wife Gabby, says he's aiming to improve on his performance from four years ago.
He won a bronze medal at the competition in Delhi.