No round-up of the Commonwealth Games action would be complete without the obligatory photo montage.
So Glasgow 2014 – here are your best bits. You were pure dead brilliant.
True grit is cycling for 172km in monsoon conditions even when you know that there won’t be a medal at the end of it – Dan Craven of Team Namibia, we salute you!
The countdown clock at Central Station ramped up levels of pre-games anticipation
Netball street art in Partick
These icons of Glasgow 2014 were everywhere
Double gold for visually impaired cyclist Neil Fachie and his pilot Craig MacLean in a games where para-sport was fully integrated into the schedule
Hockey street art in Partick
The home nations excelled in the pool
Glasgow 2014 banners in George Square
Geraint Thomas was rewarded with a gold medal for Team Wales after pushing through the torrential rain in the men’s road race
The Queen’s baton relay finally came home to Scotland after an epic journey around the Commonwealth
Local lad Michael Jamieson bagged silver in his home pool at Tollcross
Never a truer word…
Personalised Irn-Bru onesies for Scottish swimmers Hannah Miley and Michael Jamieson
The logo on this t-shirt says it all
Doing the Bolt
Badminton street art in the Merchant City
A lot can happen in 14 minutes at the rugby sevens
Glasgow 2014 bunting in Royal Exchange Square
A cuddly Clyde was the must-have games souvenir
Scotland’s Eilish McColgan lined up for the start of the 3000m steeplechase despite battling an ongoing heart problem
The Iron Duke celebrated Team Scotland’s record medal haul with a golden makeover of his trademark traffic cone hat
Team Kiribati won their first ever Commonwealth Games medal – and they made it a good one with gold for weightlifter David Katoatau
The famous Hampden Roar lifted competitors of all nations during the Glasgow 2014 athletics sessions
Party on at the green!
Dancing tea cakes proved a hit at the Opening Ceremony
Athletes were easy to spot out and about in their team trackies
Rugby sevens street art in Partick
The Big G
Clyde at Central Station
Clyde was our much-loved mascot
Long-jumper Greg Rutherford silenced his critics and took home a gold medal for Team England
Traffic cone hats became a thing
Gold, silver and bronze bonanza for the home nations with Team England topping the medals table
George Square was a focal point for visitors during the games
The friendly games
Might as well jump. Go ahead and jump.
Team Scotland successfully played the home advantage card