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

RAMCHANDANI, Girish and WILSON, Darryl (2010). Review of medal predications for South Africa in the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games. South African Journal of Sports Medicine, 22 (4), 26-27.

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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.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Sport Industry Research Centre
Depositing User: Rebecca Jones
Date Deposited: 22 May 2012 11:57
Last Modified: 22 May 2012 11:57
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/5122

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