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BBC Sports Commonwealth Games Men’s Predictions

The Commonwealth contains some of the best male athletes in the world but many of the most stellar names will not be competing in Delhi.

The Commonwealth contains some of the best male athletes in the world but many of the most stellar names will not be competing in Delhi.

Usain Bolt, the biggest name in athletics, cited a back problem as the reason for his absence while former 100m world record holder Asafa Powell said the the competition came too late in the year.

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World 800m record holder David Rudisha and world champion Phillips Idowu are also absent, but there is still plenty of talent on show.

In the absence of Bolt and Powell in the 100m, Daniel Bailey, a training partner of Bolt, will be aiming to become the first Commonwealth Games medallist from Antigua. Jamaica will look to Lerone Clarke and Oshane Bailey while European silver medallist Mark Lewis-Francis could figure for England….Read Full Report At BBC Sports

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