And, by the end of the Commonwealth Games on Sundday, a proud Team South Africa, who flew back home last night, had a total of 37 medals in their kitty.
The first batch of the Kenyan team that took part in the just concluded 21 edition of the Commonwealth games in Gold Coast, Australia, jetted in this morning, with the rest expected to follow throughout the week.
What should have been a chance to celebrate what has been lauded as a very successful Commonwealth Games has finished as beat up of the closing ceremony, with criticism aimed at the endless speeches, line-up of mainly Australian Idol contenders for entertainment and lack of athletes present.
She added: "When you start to see the athletes that have come here and the standard that they are, we can compete with anyone anywhere". "You have to look at the Olympic Games as the pinnacle of athletic achievement, and many the athletes that are going for gold and going for the podium use these Games to measure and help them prepare for the Olympics".
Beattie also conceded there had been too many speakers during the Ceremony.
Singer Guy Sebastian performs during the closing ceremony. Usually, such affairs can be forgiven for a loose, shaggy-dog charm, where hundreds of exhausted, slightly sunburnt athletes toss away their training. Seven told AdNews that its ratings were relatively consistent throughout the event.
Viewers were also left disappointed, as they missed out seeing wheelchair racing gold medallist, Kurt Fearnley, carrying the Australian flag. To be perfectly honest Jo, so have we.
"I'm sorry, you're being way too polite", she said.
The ceremony has been slammed by broadcasters and spectators as boring - and because the televised version showed no vision of the athletes entering the stadium.
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This marked the first time the CN Tower has been closed to the public since the northeast blackout in August 2003. Motorists are advised to drive with caution for the remainder of the day, as messy conditions persist.
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