Presentation on theme: "COME OUT AND PLAY…. 3 – 14 OCTOBER 2010. The logo for the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi is inspired by the Chakra or the wheel, representing the wheel."— Presentation transcript:
The Queens Baton is designed by the Bangalore based Indian company Felix Designs and incorporates the modern as well as the traditional. It carries soil from all regions of India on its exterior and an embedded GPS module.
The Queens Baton Relay covered 190,000 km in 71 countries. In Australia, the Queens Baton Relay covered Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane Here is the Queens Baton in Sydney, with Shera, the mascot, the Lord Mayor of Paramatta and the Indian High Commissioner.
This is the Commonwealth flag being handed over to India by Australia at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games in 2006.
THE GREEN GAMES 3,500,000 trees have been planted in New Delhi. Green building technology has been used for construction of new venues and infrastructure. Energy saving fixtures used at all venues. Water conservation at all venues. Thyagaraj Stadium – A model green stadium.
Test Events 18 Test Events conducted successfully to test venue and management systems for the games; State of the art technology across operations. Some of the Test Events Included 4 Nations Hockey Tournament (17-21 Jan 10) Dhyan Chand Stadium World Archery Tournament (7-13 Mar 10) Yamuna Sports Complex Commonwealth Boxing Championship (10-18 Mar 10) Talkatora Asian Rugby 7s Satellite Tournament (3-4 Apr 10) Delhi University 8 Nations Lawn Bowl Championship (6-10 Apr 10) J.N. Complex Asian Badminton Championship (12-18 Apr 10) Siri Fort Complex Asian Netball Championship (3-12 Jul 10) Thyagaraj Stadium
NON-COMPETITION VENUES THE GAMES VILLAGE The Games Village will house approximately 8,000 athletes and team officials from the 71 nations and territories of the Commonwealth. It is spread over an area of 63.5 hectares.
THE GAMES VILLAGE:CATERING Kitchen to serve 36,000 meals per day. International norms for hygiene. Regular food safety and food audit tests. All items to carry nutritional and allergic food information. International nutrition standards to meet special food requirements. Menu from all the six regions of the commonwealth. Packed meals for all the athletes from the village.
SECURITY Delhi Police ensuring safe games. Security Arrangements: Athlete security (Airport, Village, Venues etc.) Venue security (Competition and Non Competition) In-transit security. Emergency Management.
TRANSPORT Transport at 3 levels: T1 & T2 cars; T3 & T4 buses. Specially marked lanes for speedy movement. All buses with special access and seating. Metro services across the city. Airport express line. Park and Ride facility. Special buses with GPRS for: Athletes Media Delegates
MEDICAL FACILITIES State of the art medical facilities at the Games Village PolyClinic and all the venues. Networked with dedicated tertiary care hospitals. Manned by trained doctors and paramedics. Super specialty centre for management of sports injuries.
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE HEADQUARTERS The OC CWG Delhi 2010 is located in the iconic New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) building, opposite Jantar Mantar, Connaught Place, New Delhi.
NON-COMPETITION VENUES – MEDIA CENTRE Host Broadcaster – Doordarshan. Main Media Centre located at Pragati Maidan and Venue Media Centres at each stadia. Extensive coverage through Network 10 and Foxtel in Australia. TVNZ in New Zealand. BBC in United Kingdom. SABC in South Africa. BON in Nigeria. Asian Broadcasting Union for key Asian Commonwealth Countries.
CITY INFRASTRUCTURE Delhi City has put world class infrastructure into place in time for the Games. Delhi Metro – Connects 10 out of the 11 venues. Direct connectivity from the Games village to the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (venue of Opening and Closing Games, Athletics) and the Airport. Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal T3 – Eighth largest passenger terminal in the world, with world class facilities; inaugurated in August.
DELHI METRO – The Phase I of Delhi Metro covered 76 kms; Phase II, covering 180 km, was built for the Games and is already operational.
INDIRA GANDHI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – Inaugurated in August 2010; completed in a record 38 months.