INFORMATION ON PREVIOUS COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Year

Venue

Logo*

Competing Countries

Sports

Competitors & Officials

1911
(Festival of Empire)

LONDON
(England)

 

4

Athletics; Boxing; Swimming; Wrestling (4)

Not known

1930
16-23 Aug

HAMILTON
(Canada)

 

11

Athletics; Bowls; Boxing; Rowing; Swimming; Wrestling (6)

around 400 competitors
50 officials (540)

1934
4-11 Aug

LONDON
(England)

 

16

Athletics; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Swimming; Wrestling (6)

around 500 competitors
50 officials (550)

1938
5-12 Feb

SYDNEY
(Australia)

 

15

Athletics; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Rowing; Swimming; Wrestling (7)

around 464 competitors 43 officials (507)

1950
4-11 Feb

AUCKLAND
(New Zealand)

 

12

Athletics; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Fencing; Rowing; Swimming; Weightlifting; Wrestling (9)

around 560 competitors
73 officials (633)

1954
30 July - 7 Aug

VANCOUVER
(Canada)

 

24

Athletics; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Fencing; Rowing; Swimming; Weightlifting; Wrestling (9)

around 662 competitors
127 officials (789)

1958
18-26 July

CARDIFF
(Wales)

 

35

Athletics; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Fencing; Rowing; Swimming; Weightlifting; Wrestling (9)

around 1130 competitors
228 officials (1358)

1962
22 Nov - 1 Dec

PERTH
(Australia)

 

35

Athletics; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Fencing; Rowing; Swimming; Weightlifting; Wrestling (9)

around 863 competitors
178 officials (1041)

1966
4-13 Aug

KINGSTON
(Jamaica)

 

34

Athletics; Badminton; Boxing; Cycling; Rowing; Shooting; Swimming; Weightlifting; Wrestling (9)

around 1050 competitors
266 officials (1316)

1970
16-25 July

EDINBURGH
(Scotland)

42

Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Fencing; Swimming; Weightlifting; Wrestling (9)

around 1382 competitors
362 officials (1744)

1974
24 Jan - 2 Feb

CHRISTCHURCH
(New Zealand)

38

Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Shooting; Swimming; Weightlifting; Wrestling (9)

around 1348 competitors and officials

1978
3-12 Aug

EDMONTON
(Canada)

46

Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Gymnastics; Shooting; Swimming;Weightlifting; Wrestling (10)

around 1979 competitors and officials

1982
30 Sept - 9 Oct

BRISBANE
(Australia)

46

Archery; Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Shooting; Swimming; Weightlifting; Wrestling (10)

around 2154 competitors and officials

1986
24 July - 2 Aug

EDINBURGH
(Scotland)

26

Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Rowing; Shooting; Swimming; Weightlifting; Wrestling (10)

around 2123 competitors and officials

1990
24 Jan - 3 Feb

AUCKLAND
(New Zealand)

54

Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Gymnastics; Judo; Shooting; Swimming; Weightlifting (10)

around 2862 competitors and officials

1994
18-28 Aug

VICTORIA
(Canada)

63

Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Gymnastics; Shooting; Swimming; Weightlifting; Wrestling (10)

around 3338 competitors and officials

1998
10-20 Sep

KUALA LUMPUR
(Malaysia)

70

Athletics; Badminton; Bowls; Boxing; Cycling; Gymnastics; Shooting; Aquatics; Weightlifting; Wrestling ; Cricket; Hockey; Netball; Rugby; Lawn Bowl (15)

around 6000 competitors and officials

* The idea of using logos for each of the games was implemented only in 1970, The IXth Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland.


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