n South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Review of medal predictions for South Africa in the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games : commentary

Volume 22, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



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

. Forecasts based on the nation's previous success are compared against medals won in Delhi.
. Actual performance is in line with predicted performance in terms of gold medals but total medals won are below expectations.
. The findings are of potential value to relevant sports authorities and follow up research is proposed.

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