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1994 Commonwealth Games

Opening Ceremony ... 18 Aug 1994 Host City ... Victoria, Canada Closing Ceremony ... 28 Aug 1994
Participants ... 2,669 athletes, 63 Commonwealth Nations

The 1994 Commonwealth Games should be noted for two reasons. This was Hong Kong's last appearance before reverting to Chinese rule. It was also South Africa's first return to internationalMascot of the 1994 Commonwealth Games sporting events since apartheid ended and marked anLogo of the 1994 Commonwealth Games end to their 30-year absence from the Games. There were 12 sports at the Games.

The 1994 mascot was "Klee Wych", the Killer Whale. The name was selected from a competition and in Nuu-chah Nulth peoples' language is broadly translated as "the laughing one". It represents the intelligent, sociable and graceful animals native to Canadian waters.

Top 19 Countries By Total Medals

Host country listed in bold, Australia in green.
 

Country Gold Medals Silver Medals Bronze Medals Total
11  Jamaica 2 4 2 8
12  Malaysia 2 3 2 7
13  Zimbabwe 0 3 3 6
14  Cyprus 2 1 2 5
15  Zambia 1 1 2 4
16  Hong Kong 0 0 4 4
17  Sri Lanka 1 0 3 3
18  Nauru 3 0 0 3
19  Pakistan 0 0 3 3
Country Gold Medals Silver Medals Bronze Medals Total
1  Australia 87 52 43 182
2  Canada 40 42 46 128
3  England 31 45 49 125
4  New Zealand 5 16 20 41
5  Nigeria 11 13 13 37
6  India 6 11 7 24
7  Scotland 6 3 11 20
8  Kenya 7 4 8 19
9  Wales 5 8 6 19
10  South Africa 2 4 5 11

Participating Teams

Countries attending the games were: England, Antigua & Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Cayman Islands, Cook Islands, Cyprus, Dominica, Falkland Islands, The Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, India, Isle of Man, Jamaica, Jersey, Kenya, Lesotho, Malaŵi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norfolk Island, Northern Ireland, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, St Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Scotland, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Uganda, Vanuatu, Wales, Western Samoa, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

 

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