5 overseas athletes likely to cause a stir at this summer’s Commonwealth Games

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Despite the summer’s hectic sporting schedule, a host of top stars are still set to descend on Birmingham for this month’s Commonwealth Games.

Here, the PA news agency picks out five athletes from abroad who are most likely to cause a stir as they look to add to their already-impressive list of sporting achievements.

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will aim to make more athletics history (Martin Rickett/PA)

Peace Proscovia

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Peace Proscovia (left) will be a prominent figure on the netball court (Nigel French/PA)

Matthew Glaetzer

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Matt Glaetzer has beaten cancer to contend in Birmingham (Martin Rickett/PA)

Ellyse Perry

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Ellyse Perry is a true superstar of women’s cricket (David Davies/PA)

Jerry Tuwai

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Jerry Tuwai will lead Fiji’s rugby sevens team in Birmingham (Paul Harding/PA)

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