Commonwealth Games-2022: Venues, Countries

The 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Games, the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, concluded on Monday 8 August with the closing ceremony. The Commonwealth Games event was held in Birmingham, England. The official name of the Commonwealth Games event is the 22nd Commonwealth Games, commonly known as the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

The Commonwealth Games began on Thursday, July 28 and concluded on Monday, August 8. The competition took place between Commonwealth countries. The motto of the event was “Sports is just the beginning”. The main venue of this event was Alexandre Stadium.

Won Medals

A total of 5054 participants from 72 Commonwealth countries participated in the event. Out of them 43 countries won some kind of medal. In this event, the various competitors won a total of 877 medals in different categories, of which Australia is at the highest position with 178 medals including 67 gold medals and hosts England are second with 176 team medals including 57 gold medals.

England is at the highest position in terms of silver medals. They have won 66 silver medals and are ahead of Australia with 54 bronze medals. A total of 26 countries won gold medals in this event and 35 countries won both silver and bronze medals. 29 countries did not get any medals in the event.

A total of nine countries received only one medal in any category and a total of 34 countries received multiple medals. Gold medals In terms of total medals, England is followed by Canada, India, New Zealand, Scotland, Nigeria.

History of Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games is an international and multi-sport competition involving athletes from Commonwealth countries. The competition first started in the 1930s when the competition was called the British Empire Games.

Later in 1954 the competition was renamed the British Empire and Commonwealth Games. In 1970 the competition was again known as the British Commonwealth Games. Finally in 1978 it took on the permanent name Commonwealth Games which is still held today.

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) manages all the activities of the Commonwealth Games. The organization also decides the future action plan and the host city. A total of 18 cities in seven countries have held the Commonwealth Games so far.

Commonwealth Games Medal

POS TEAM Gold Silver Bronze TOTAL
1 Australia 66 55 53 174
2 England 55 59 52 166
3 Canada 26 31 34 91
4 New Zealand 19 12 17 48
5 India 18 15 22 55
6 Scotland 12 11 26 49
7 Nigeria 12 9 14 35
8 Wells 8 6 13 27
9 South Africa 7 9 11 27
10 Northern Ireland 7 7 4 18
11 Malaysia 6 7 6 19
12 Jamaica 6 6 3 15
13 Kenya 6 5 10 21
14 Trinidad and Tobago 3 2 1 6
15 Uganda 3 0 2 5
16 Singapore 2 4 4 10
17 Cyprus 2 3 6 11
18 Pakistan 2 3 3 8
19 Samoa 1 4 0 5
20 Barbados 1 1 1 3
21 Cameroon 1 1 1 3
22 Zambia 1 1 1 3
24 Grenada 1 1 0 2
25 The Bahamas 1 1 0 2
26 Bermuda 1 0 1 2
27 British Virgin Is. 1 0 0 1
28 Mauritius 0 3 2 5
29 Ghana 0 2 3 5
30 Fiji 0 2
31 Mozambique 0 1 0 1
32 Sri Lanka 0 1 3 4
33 Tanzania 0 1 2 3
34 Guernsey 0 1 1 2
35 Dominica 0 1 0 1
36 Papua New Guinea 0 1 0 1
37 Saint Lucia 0 1 0 1
38 Gambia 0 1 0 1
39 Namibia 0 0 4 4
40 Malta 0 0 1 1
41 Nauru 0 0 1 1
42 new 0 0 1 1
43 Vanuatu 0 0 1 1