Thorpe breaks record for most medals

Ian Thorpe has become the most-medalled man in Commonwealth Games history - at the tender age of nineteen.

The Australian swimming phenomenon earned his sixth gold medal of the Games by steering his nation to glory in the 4-by-400 metres medley.

The elaborate three-hour closing ceremony was marked by incessant torrential rain.

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