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Australia: Its Time for Commonwealth Games, Representing nations, Number of players participating. The biggest after the Olympics. Four names have changed over time. The Goldcoast city in Australia will be hosted from April 4 Overview on Commonwealth History.
In 1891, John Astie proposed the idea of a sports celebration to promote goodwill between the countries of the British Empire. In the name of ‘pan-Britannic-pan-Anglican’, he suggested that they held for four years. Even the first Olympics (1896) never happened. Pierre de Quebertin made a formal dedication to the Olympics with the help of Cooper. But it took time for the Commonwealth Games to be held until 1930.
In 1930, Hamilton County, Canada, became the first Commonwealth Games in six subjects. 11 countries have sent 400 athletes. Canada’s Triple Jumper Gordon Salkhamb won the first gold medal.
2010 in Delhi
India hosted in 2010, Competitions were held in India’s capital Delhi. 11 billion US dollars cost spent on it. In the medal table, Australia’s first and India in the second place. It’s the best performance for our country.
Sports: Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Cycling, Diving, Gymnastics, Hockey, Judo, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Rowing, Rugby, Squash, Swimming, Shooting, Synchronized Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Weight Lifting, and wrestling.
► The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) sees the responsibility of selecting the event and management cities.
► The number of countries is 53 … representing 71 countries. Britain, semi-autonomous regions such as Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland involved with their own flags.
► 9 countries have hosted these games so far. In Australia for the 5th time, Canada has carried out four times in their country.
► Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand, Scotland and Wales only participated in competitions. Australia (12 times), England (7) and Canada have topped the medals list.
Early Year: 1930
Until 1950: British Empire Games (not hosted by World War II in 1942 and 1946)
1954-66: British Empire and Commonwealth Games
1970-74: British Commonwealth Games
From 1978: Commonwealth Games