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2014 Commonwealth Games

Opening Ceremony ... 23 July 2014 Host City ... Glasgow Scotland Closing Ceremony ... 3 Aug 2014
Participants ... 4,947 athletes (approx), 71 Commonwealth Nations

The 2014 Commonwealth Games was the third time (2014, 1986, 1970) Scotland played host to the Games. England finished top of the medal table for the first time since the 1986 Commonwealth Games also held in Scotland. The 4947 Athletes competed in 261 events in 18 sports.

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games logoAustralian athletes Emma McKeon won 6 medals (4 gold, 2 bronze in Swimming) and Alicia Coutts won 4 medals (3 gold, 1 silver in Swimming) were the high medal winners for Australia.

Mascot of the 2014 Commonwealth GamesThe 2014 Glasgow Games opening ceremony was held at Celtic Park in Glasgow Scotland on 23 July 2014. The Games were formally opened by Queen Elizabeth II. The ceremony included about 2000 performers incuding Rod Stewart and Susan Boyle. The ceremony included a moment of silence in memory of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster (shot down 17 July 2014).

XX Commonwealth Games 2014 Glasgow Mascot

The Glasgow mascot Clyde was named after the river flowing through the centre of Glasgow. Clyde's design was chosen from a children's competition. Beth Gilmour won Medals of 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Gamesand her drawing was turned into the 2014 mascot. Over 50,000 Clyde mascot toys were sold.

Glasgow Commonwealth Games Medals

The unusual 2014 Glasgow medals were designed and made by Jonathan Boyd. See photos of the 2014 medals being made.

417 athletes competed for Australia, the most of the 2014 games.

Medals by Gender

  Gold Medals Silver Medals Bronze Medals Total
Women 27 19 24 70
Men 22 23 22 67
Total 49 42 46 137

 

Medals by Sport

  Gold Medals Silver Medals Bronze Medals Total
Swimming 19 21 17 57
Athletics 8 1 3 12
Cycling 7 9 8 24
Shooting 6 0 2 8
Diving 2 3 3 8
Boxing 2 1 0 3
Squash 2 0 1 3
Hockey 2 0 0 2

Medals by Sport

  Gold Medals Silver Medals Bronze Medals Total
Netball 1 0 0 1
Gymnastics 0 4 0 4
Lawn Bowls 0 1 3 4
Weightlifting 0 1 2 3
Table Tennis 0 1 1 2
Judo 0 0 4 4
Rugby Sevens 0 0 1 1
Triathlon 0 0 1 1

Top 24 Countries By Total Medals

Host country listed in bold, Australia in green.
 

Country Gold Medals Silver Medals Bronze Medals Total
13 Wales 5 11 20 36
14 Cyprus 2 4 2 8
15 Northern Ireland 2 3 7 12
16 Papua New Guiinea 2 0 0 2
17 Cameroon 1 3 3 7
18 Uganda 1 0 4 5
19 Grenada 1 0 1 2
20 Kiribati 1 0 0 1
21 Botswana 1 0 0 1
22 Trinidad & Tobago 0 3 5 8
23 Pakistan 0 3 1 4
24 Bahamas 0 2 1 3
Country Gold Medals Silver Medals Bronze Medals Total
1 England 58 59 57 174
2 Australia 49 42 46 137
3 Canada 32 16 34 82
4 Scotland 19 15 19 53
5 India 15 30 19 64
6 New Zealand 14 14 17 45
7 South Africa 13 10 17 40
8 Nigeria 11 11 14 36
9 Kenya 10 10 5 25
10 Jamaica 10 4 8 22
11 Singapore 8 5 4 17
12 Malaysia 6 7 6 19

Participating Teams

Countries attending the games were: Anguilla, India, Saint Helena, Antigua and Barbuda, Isle of Man, Kitts and Nevis, Australia, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Bahamas, Jersey, Samoa, Bangladesh, Kenya, Scotland, Barbados, Kiribati, Seychelles, Belize, Lesotho, Sierra Leone, Bermuda, Malawi, Singapore, Botswana, Malaysia, Solomon Islands, British Virgin Islands, Maldives, South Africa, Brunei , Malta, Sri Lanka, Cameroon, Mauritius, Swaziland, Canada, Montserrat, Tanzania, Cayman Islands, Mozambique, Tonga, Cook Islands, Namibia, Trinidad and Tobago, Cyprus, Nauru, Turks and Caicos Islands, Dominica, New Zealand, Tuvalu, England, Nigeria, Uganda, Falkland Islands, Niue, Vanuatu, Ghana, Norfolk Island, Wales,Gibraltar, Northern Ireland, Zambia, Grenada, Pakistan, Guernsey, Papua New Guinea, Guyana, Rwanda

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