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Send your best wishes to your teams

Seventy two nations will be competing in the Commonwealth Games in Manchester. Here's your chance to put your country on the map.

Tell us where you'll be for the Games, at home or travelling to Manchester and send best wishes to your team!

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It has been a thrilling time watching NZ athletes in the games..a country of less than 4 million producing such athletes. WE are very proud of you all..THANKS for the hard work and effort.
Blenheim NZ
goodluck australian as you keep on winning gold and siver and bronze all the best in all your events. All the best for the future and good luck to you all.
country womboota nsw
Good luck to all our England bowlers - you are doing great even if we don't see much of you on the television.
Norman Whitehead
Newbury, Berkshire
Well done the scots, show your country proud
scott somerville
go aussie team 41 gold medals keep it up!
brooke cooper
Gove nhulunbuy australia
Ausie Ausie Ausie GO GO GO.Good luck and keep up the good work.
Adam Dean
Rosebud Victoria Australia
My message is to Stewart Boswell (Squash, Australia) - Nicely played so far Stewart, keep up the good work. Best of luck from Joan Kinsey and Family Canberra
Sandra Elliott
Canberra Australia
To Duane Cousins Good luck, enjoy your walk around Manchester we will be thinking of you Neil Rosemary
Neil Rosemary
Axedale Australia
Good luck to the canadian shooting team and congrats on the silver medial. Good luck on the rest of the events and enjoy yourselves and good luck to the rest of the canadian teams! Go for it!!!
Eric Fleischer
Victoria British Columbia , Canada
Hi, I am from Auckland, New Zealand, my Dad was born in Samoa and is representing Samoa in the shooting - Good Luck Dad. I miss you, Love from Taryn xxx
Taryn Hainsworth - Faaofo
Auckland, New Zealand
Hi Lee & Roma - Just wishing you good luck - good bowls & go for gold. Love Julie Sims, Mary Fenton & Cheryl Reen
Lee Polletti
Geraldton Western Australia
To Ruth Small: We have been watching the Opening Ceremony "down under" in Geelong, but couldn't spot you amongst the excited English "mob". Good Luck from your Australian sister Edna and all the family. Go for it!
Ken Miles
By email
Good luck to all the athletes in the 17th Commonwealth Games.
Best wishes to the Welsh smallbore rifle team and in particular to the members from the Torfaen rifle club, for a successful shoot. I have recently moved to Canada from South Wales but I am still able to follow the progress of my friends and former team. Using your web site, I will be kept up-to date with their progress along with all the other events in the games. Wish you all a successful games.
Chris Parrish
By email
Best wishes from a proud Northener to all the contestants.
Pamela Fisher
By email
All the very best to the British Athletes, and all the other athletes too.
Veronica Gudgeon
By email
Jamaica you are my class support country for the 2002 commonwealth games. Best of luck to the team.
April Colban
Hawera, New Zealand
Good luck Takitoa and the Team from Tonga....bring home the medals.
Kotu, Tonga
I live in Manchester England but I won't just be cheering on England. I and my family will be cheering all the athletes from all countries. Good luck to you all, you can only do your best.
I will be in Manchester and will attend one of the days athletics pity though that Ireland are not involved in the competition. Good luck to Norris as he does good voluntary work!!!
Dublin Ireland
I will be at home in Toronto Canada supporting our athletes over there in Manchester.
Toronto, Canada
Even though I live near Manchester and will be supporting England, I will also be jointly cheering on the teams of the south pacific, especially Samoa, Vanuatu and Tonga to make them feel more at home as they will probably have very few supporters!
Simon Tapster
Saddleworth, England
I am one of the lucky volunteers who have been privileged to be chosen to participate in the Opening & Closing ceremonies. To welcome the world to Manchester is a once in a lifetime honour. Good luck to everyone, whatever Country you're from.
Steve Kirby
I am from NZ and will be backin them all the way.
New Zealand
I'm proud and excited to be cheering our Canadian athletes during the Commonwealth Games.
Ian Hand
Toronto Canada
I'm taking my mum to the Opening & Closing Ceremonies for her 50th birthday present. Plus we will be watching the Athletics heats and finals on Tue 30th July. Good luck Manchester, I hope everything runs smoothly!!!!
Richard Batterby
I will be cheering on team England all over Manchester fom July 27th until Aug 1st, then I will be glued to the Tv for the rest of the games.
Lee Emberson
I would like to wish all the british swimmers good luck. I will be there one day.
Nicole Juskiw
I shall be glued to the Commonwealth Games from Manchester and at the same time speaking to several people on the Internet that I have from Commonwealth countries.
Harry Hayfield
Blaenpennal, Wales
I'm planning to take a couple of weeks off work and sleep during the day as most events are held in the evening thru to the early moring hours. This is what us sports junkies from Australian normally endure when watching Olympics and Commonwealth games!!!!
Jim Mitsiou

I am going to Majorca on the 17th July and coming back on the 24th. The next day I'll be going to the Opening Ceremony and then going to at least 1 session every day. I will be on a non stop party for 3 weeks and I can't wait. I say to the rest of the Commonwealth welcome to England and have a great time.

My heart will be with the Aussie team in Britain, but I'll be here tucked up in bed listening to the events on my radio.
Gary Wakeman


See also
The Nations

Spirit of Friendship Festival



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