These people say a Birmingham Commonwealth Games would be a triumph - and they should know
Here’s what some of them said:
1. Birmingham based Olympic athlete Katharine Merry
“There is so much that has been done previously in Birmingham in the sport of athletics – like the Indoor Athletics Championships at what used to be the NIA, which is coming back again in 2018.
“There are only 14 cities which host Diamond League athletics every year and Birmingham is one of them – that is massive. There is no doubt in my mind that there would be any problems handling a major sport event like the Commonwealth Games.”
Andrew Matthews/PA Wire 2. Paralympics Gold Medallist Ellie Simmonds
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