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Last Updated: Thursday October 14 2010 21:23 GMT

Pics: Commonwealth Games handover and closing ceremony

Commonwealth Games 2010 closing ceremony - fireworks

The Commonwealth Games in Delhi in India have come to an end, with a spectacular closing ceremony at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium with fireworks, dancers and singers.

Commonwealth Games 2010 closing ceremony - Indian dancers

Commonwealth Games chief Mike Fennell has hailed the event a success, despite lots of problems in the run-up to it such as dirty rooms in the athletes' village.

Commonwealth Games 2010 closing ceremony - flag is handed over

Glasgow is the next host of the Commonwealth Games. Representatives from the Scottish city collected the Commonwealth flag from Delhi officials.

Commonwealth Games 2010 closing ceremony - two bagpipe players

It means the countdown to Glasgow 2014 has officially begun! A short video featuring places around Scotland and Glasgow was shown in the stadium before pipers played.

Commonwealth Games 2010 closing ceremony - inflatable Loch Ness monster

Can you spot another of Scotland's most iconic images? Look closely and you'll see an inflatable Loch Ness monster!

Commonwealth Games 2010 closing ceremony - Scottish dancers

A cast of 352 volunteers from all over Scotland was in Delhi to perform at the ceremony and showcase the nation.

Commonwealth Games 2010 closing ceremony - Scottish dancers

Here they're performing in front of an inflatable version of Glasgow's Clyde Stadium, nicknamed the 'Armadillo'. Only four years to wait until the athletes will be looking at the real thing!