Gold Coast bids momentous Good bye to Common Wealth Games Athletes

Gold Coast threw a big party to mark the end of the 21st Commonwealth Games.At the closing ceremony ,the Indian flag was carried by the legendary boxer M C Mary Kom.

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Image : Mary Kom leading the Indian contingent during the closing ceremony of Commonwealth Games. 

A packed Carrara stadium bid goodbye to the thousands of athletes and officials, who descended on this coastal city for 12 days of competition. India pulled off its third-best ever medal count of 66–26 gold, 20 silver and 20 bronze.

There were performances by several of Australia’s singing stars, joined by flag-waving athletes. The ceremony also paid tribute to the 15,000 volunteers, called the Games Shapers, for their dedication in making the event a success.

 The final farewell was given by representatives of language minority – the Yugambeh, an aboriginal clan, which is considered the custodian of Queensland.

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