Andrew Alderson

Andrew Alderson is a sport writer for the Herald on Sunday.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Ones to watch

Nick Willis, Valerie Adams and Li Chun Li are three stars to keep an eye on.
Nick Willis, Valerie Adams and Li Chun Li are three stars to keep an eye on.

The XX Commonwealth Games open on Thursday morning with New Zealand sending 232 athletes to the quadrennial gathering of outposts from the former British Empire. The Herald On Sunday looks at 12 intriguing participants to follow at the event which, for several competitors, will be the pinnacle of their sporting achievement.

Words: Andrew Alderson Illustrations: Paul Slater and Phil Welch

- Herald on Sunday

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