Red carpet and condoms welcome for 2018 Commonwealth Games

Red carpet and condoms welcome for 2018 Commonwealth Games

The organizers of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) have provided 225,000 condoms, 17,000 toilet rolls and free ice cream at the games village,Kenya will be represented by 138 athletes

Australia's Gold Coast is a beehive of activity as athletes, officials, support staff and fans descend on the Easter Coast for the 21st edition of the Commonwealth games set to kick off on 4th April after the opening ceremony.

Organizers of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) games have put safety and comfort at the apex of their preparations.

The organizers have provided  225,000 condoms, 17,000 toilet rolls and free ice cream at the games village. With the tournament set to last for eleven days and 6,600 visitors expected, the condoms equate to 34 per person, an average use of 3 per day!

The village residents will also enjoy free virtual reality computer games, swimming pools, lounge by a man-made waterfall, play the piano.

300 chefs are at hand to prepare food to suit all cultures and culinary preferences.

The games village has 1252 permanent dwellings: 1170 one and two bedroom apartments and 82 three bedroom townhouses at Southport, Gold Coast.

Kenya will be represented by 138 athletes (77 men and 61 women) in 14 disciplines with 55 coaches and managers accompanying the Kenyan athletes.

During the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland held from July 23 to August 3, 2014, Kenya finished 9th overall, and 3rd in Africa with 25 medals (10 Gold, 10 silver and 5 bronze)

The Commonwealth block is a composed of member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire with an estimated 2.1 Billion population and 71 nations

The games have attracted 15,000 passionate and friendly volunteers, a spectacle of 18 sports and 7 para-sports will be contested and broadcast to a cumulative global audience of 1.5 billion.

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