Including the Isle of Man's sole silver, the home nations won 229 medals between them.
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Heavy favourites Australia were also stunned by England in gripping fashion when Helen Housby scored the winning goal in the last second to make it 52-51.
"While the Games is coming to a close, the future of sport in the Commonwealth is very bright indeed".
He shed more light on the topnotch features of the country's participation and reinforcements put in place to encourage the athletes and boost their confidence in the Games and the country. "Yes we did stuff it up", he said. "It shouldn't be an excuse". "Might have fallen short on both my finals but what a magical week it's been for me".More news: Haley Warns US, Allies 'Locked and Loaded' to Strike Syria Again
Sri Lanka was placed 31 with one silver and five bronze medals. Swimmer Adam Peaty was beaten in the 50m breaststroke final and Alastair and Jonny Brownlee finished off the podium in the men's triathlon.
This is the Commonwealth Games, where Paralympic athletes are not just included but fully integrated in the teams, and their events in the programme. Commonwealth medals are incredibly hard to get.
"It was a rocking moment and the entire stadium roared ... the athletes were sent in and the cameras were there, they were tested in rehearsal, we saw it on the big screen".
"We got cued in in our earpieces and told "10 minutes to air, five minutes to air, two minutes to air okay, we're on air" and then the athletes were cued in. When I don't train I feel sick sometimes", she added.
U.S. agency Jack Morton, which has offices in Sydney, was paid a whopping $46 million for its work on the Gold Coast, The Daily Telegraph reports. These are the factors which will confirm whether we have done better here or not. We can't affect what other people do. However, having them come in to the stadium in the pre-show meant the TV audience were not able to see the athletes enter the stadium, alongside flag bearers.
Usain Bolt and Commonwealth Games mascot Borobi the blue koala on stage during the Closing Ceremony for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.More news: Woolworths turning customers away following IT outage
Winners: Cyclist Elinor Barker produced a stunning performance to win points race gold, Hollie Arnold set a world record with her final throw to claim the F46 javelin title and Sammy Lee and Lauren Price won boxing golds.
"In fact, in 2018, the Commonwealth and Commonwealth Sport are more relevant than ever before", she said.After an opening that revolved around Australia's aboriginal heritage and one which stirred emotions, it was all about letting hair down at the closing.
NAN reports that Nigeria's Oluwatobiloba Amusan won Gold in women 100m, while Suwabidu Galadima also won Gold in men's T47 100m.
Despite the finale being heavily criticised, Gold Coast Commonwealth Games organising committee chairman Peter Beattie labelled the last 11 days as "innovative" and "inspirational". India pocketed a total of eight medals in table tennis.
We salute to every athlete who has won a medal for the nation in their respective games and thereby making our nation proud.More news: Inflation dips to 2.47 per cent in March