The 2002 Commonwealth Games were held in Manchester, England, United Kingdom, from 25 July to 4 August 2002. The XVII Commonwealth Games was, prior the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, the largest multi-sport event ever to be held in the UK.
The 17th Commonwealth Games were officially opened by the Queen on Thursday as competitors from 72 countries paraded in front of a 38,000-strong crowd at the City of Manchester Stadium. Five-time Olympic champion Sir Steve Redgrave got the two-and-a-quarter-hour opening ceremony underway by banging a huge drum.
Lil’Tim, Steady and B-Boy Mouse were some of the choreographers involved with the Break’in/Street Dancers section of the opening ceremony performance. All dancers involved, has tremendous dedication to delivering an explosive performance. The varied dance styles were Break’in, Locking, Popping and tricking.