Up to 8 million tune in as Commonwealth Games closes

The curtain has come down on an incredible 11 days of Commonwealth Games sporting action in a glittering, star-filled closing ceremony at Glasgow's Hampden Park.

England has topped the medal table of the Commonwealth Games with a total of 174 medals.

Up to 8 million viewers tuned in to see Kylie and a host of other stars close Glasgow 2014, which has been dubbed the "best ever" Commonwealth Games.

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Wallace cries 'for freedom' after golden win in the pool

Scottish swimmer Daniel Wallace has channelled one of Scotland's most famous sons as he celebrated a golden home win at the Commonwealth Games with a victory cry "for freedom!"

Daniel Wallace celebrates winning the men's 400m individual medley. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Wallace came from behind to win the men's 400m individual medley before smashing his arms into the water in delight as his victory was confirmed.

The cry for "freedom" is a reference to the speech delivered by his near-namesake, William Wallace, to Scottish rebels fighting for independence at the turn of the 14th century that was made famous by the 1995 film Braveheart.

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