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Review of medal predications for South Africa in the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games

Girish M Ramchandani, Darryl J Wilson

Abstract


Objectives. This paper reviews South Africa's performance in the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games relative to predicted medal success.

Methods. Forecasts based on the nation’s previous success are compared against medals won in Delhi.

Results. Actual performance is in line with predicted performance in terms of gold medals but total medals won are below expectations.

Conclusion. The findings are of potential value to relevant sports authorities and follow up research is proposed.

Authors' affiliations

Girish M Ramchandani, Sheffield Hallam University

Darryl J Wilson,

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South African Journal of Sports Medicine 2010;22(4):106.

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Date submitted: 2010-10-21
Date published: 2011-02-28

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