Athletics at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games

Athletics at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games

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At the 1970 British Commonwealth Games, the athletics events were held at the Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland. A total of 36 events were contested, of which 23 by male and 13 by female athletes. This was the first athletics competition at the British Commonwealth Games to feature events in metric units, rather than imperial units. Two Games records were broken at the competition.

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