The Gold Coast provided opportunities to the athletes, officials, volunteers, spectators and the media have shared in the triumphs and challenges alongside the athletes across 275 events. In fact, in 2018, the Commonwealth and Commonwealth Sport are more relevant than ever before.
"Today Im dedicating my medal to my mum, but I want to represent India at the (Tokyo) 2020 Olympics and to be there when they raise the Indian flag", the 22-year-old said looking ahead.
The Whitby, Ont. native says he's bringing home more than a medal from these Games.
NEP, the American broadcast company in charge of sending footage to every Commonwealth nation, referred blamers to a statement from the GOLDOC Chairman this morning, tweeting they were "just as disappointed in tonight's outcome" as the viewers.
A total of 3 golds came from Manika Batra and the women's and men's teams, Manika and Mouma Das won silver in the women's doubles and 3 bronze medals were claimed by Achantha Sharath Kamal who won bronze in the men's singles. "It's a surreal experience, winning your first global medal on a big stage".
Of the nine world records set, the majority were in Paralympic events with the most prestigious coming in the pool in women's 4x100m freestyle relay. The final medal came on Sunday as the men's doubles badminton pair of Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty claimed Silver after losing to England's Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge in the gold medal match.
Several high profile athletes like England's Adam Peaty and Australia's Kyle Chalmers appeared to be down on performance, as is often the case at this stage in the Olympic cycle.
NAN reports that Nigeria's Oluwatobiloba Amusan won Gold in women 100m, while Suwabidu Galadima also won Gold in men's T47 100m.
It is Kom's first Commonwealth medal of any colour and burnishes a heaving trophy cabinet that already includes an Olympic bronze from London 2012 and five amateur world championship titles.
Gold medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye clinched first gold for the country in the women's wrestling freestyle 57kg after defeating India's Pooja Dhanda with a 7-5 victory by points.
England shocked favourites Australia 52-51 in the netball final. New Zealand are expected to win the semifinal and face Australia in a re-match of the Rio Olympics final.
Both events were played in front of passionate packed houses, reflecting a Games where empty seats were few and far between and crowds were noisy and partisan. "The performance and reply will come at the Commonwealth Games", he was quoted as saying after the Azlan Shah Cup.
The powerlifters won four gold and two silver while the table tennis team won three silver.
"With over half the athletes scheduled to depart the Gold Coast tomorrow, it is understandable that large numbers of athletes chose to depart the ceremony early, to prepare for their journey or attend their own team celebrations".
"Gold Coast - you were AWESOME", he said.