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Athletics at the 2018 Commonwealth Games Odds

The 2018 commonwealth games will commence on the 4th of April and end on the 15th of April in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Athletics happens to be one of the core sporting events of the commonwealth games. Athletics originated in Ancient Greece as a competition to test the limits of human performance and that will continue right here on the Gold Coast. The Commonwealth Games is an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930, and has taken place every four years since then. Athletics is one of several sports contested at the quadrennial commonwealth Games competition. It has been a Commonwealth Games sports since the inaugural edition of the event's precursor, the 1930 British Empire Games. It is a core sport and must be included in the sporting program of each edition of the Games.

The sport of athletics basically involves running, jumping, throwing and walking. The event is one of the most competitive sports in the world because of lack of expensive equipment and dependence on natural skill and ability. The core sport of athletics features sprint and endurance races, javelin and discus throwing and so many others. Athletics at the commonwealth Games involves 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 5000m, 10,000m, marathon, 110m hurdles, 400m hurdles, 3000m steeplechase, 4 x 100m relay race, 4 x 400m relay race, high jump, long jump, triple jump, pole vault, shot put, discus throw hammer throw, javelin throw, decathlon. The women events of the athletics in the Commonwealth Games are almost identical with the men’s events.

The athletics in the Olympic game are to be watched out for. The venues for the athletics include the Carrara stadium for the track and field events, the marathons at the southport  broadwater parklands, the 20km race walks at the currumbim beach front.

Betway has odds at athletics at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Please look under "Athletics".