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The Birmingham Commonwealth Games are an international, multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth that is scheduled to be held in Birmingham, England in 2022. It will be the third time that the Commonwealth Games have been held in England, after London in 1934 and Manchester in 2002. The Birmingham Commonwealth Games in 2022 will be a spectacular event. Athletes from all over the world will come to Birmingham to compete in a range of different sports. It will be an amazing opportunity to see some of the world’s best athletes in action, and to see Birmingham on the world stage.

The 2022 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XXII Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Birmingham 2022. The Games was the largest ever held, with 72 participating nations and ticket sales of 1.2 million. It was also the first major international multi-sports event to be an integrated event, meaning that the para and non-para games are held at the same time. In addition, it was the first game to host more women’s gold medals than men’s.

Commonwealth Games 2022 Participates Nation or Country List:

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

Commonwealth Games 2022 A to Z at a Glance:

Host city: Birmingham

Country: England

Motto: Sport is just the beginning

Nations/ Country participating: 72 Commonwealth Nations

Athletes participating: 5,054

Events: 280 in 20 sports

Opening ceremony: 28th July 2022

Closing ceremony: 8th August 2022

Athlete’s Oath: Geva Mentor

Queen’s Baton Final Runner: Denise Lewis

Anthem: Champion, UB40 featuring Dapz on the Map and Gilly G

Main venue: Alexander Stadium

Website: www.birmingham2022.com

Total Venues of Commonwealth Games 2022 Birmingham:

Birmingham 2022 took place in 15 venues spread across the West Midlands region, with seven of them, including the athletics stadium and marathon route, located in the city of Birmingham. The National Exhibition Centre complex, located on the fringes of the city in neighbouring Solihull, hosted events in its exhibition halls and at the NEC Arena. The six other regional hosts were Coventry, Cannock Chase, Royal Leamington Spa, Sandwell, Warwick and Wolverhampton. A sixteenth venue, the Lee Valley VeloPark in Stratford, East London, hosted the track cycling.

The following venues were used for the Games:

City: Birmingham

  • Alexander Stadium (renovated) – Opening Ceremony, Closing Ceremony, Athletics
  • Arena Birmingham (existing) – Gymnastics
  • Edgbaston Cricket Ground (existing) – Cricket
  • Smithfield Market (purpose-built temporary stadia) – 3×3 Basketball, 3×3 Wheelchair Basketball, Beach Volleyball
  • Sutton Park (existing) – Triathlon
  • University of Birmingham Squash Centre (existing) – Hockey, Squash
  • Victoria Square (existing) – Marathon (finish)

City: West Midlands Region

  • Cannock Chase, Staffordshire (existing) – Cycling (Mountain Bike, Road, Time Trial)
  • Coventry Arena (existing) – Rugby Sevens, Judo, Wrestling
  • Victoria Park Bowling Greens, Leamington Spa (existing) – Lawn Bowls
  • Sandwell Aquatics Centre (purpose-built) – Aquatics
  • National Exhibition Centre, Solihull (existing)
  • Hall 1 – Weightlifting, Para Powerlifting
  • Hall 3 – Table Tennis, Para Table Tennis
  • Hall 4 – Boxing
  • Hall 5 – Badminton
  • Arena – Netball
  • Myton Fields (existing) – Cycling (Road Race)
  • West Park, Wolverhampton (existing) – Cycling (Time Trials)

City: Greater London

  • Lee Valley VeloPark, London (existing) – Cycling (Track)

The final list of Events in Commonwealth Games 2022, Birmingham, is:

  • Aquatics
  • Diving
  • Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • 3×3 basketball
  • Beach volleyball
  • Boxing
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Mountain biking
  • Road cycling
  • Track cycling
  • Gymnastics
  • Artistic gymnastics
  • Rhythmic gymnastics
  • Field hockey
  • Judo
  • Lawn bowls
  • Netball
  • Para powerlifting
  • Rugby sevens
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling

2022 Commonwealth Games, Birmingham Medal Table:

Rank

Country

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

1

 Australia

67

57

54

178

2

 England

57

66

53

176

3

 Canada

26

32

34

92

4

 India

22

16

23

61

5

 New Zealand

20

12

17

49

6

 Scotland

13

11

27

51

7

 Nigeria

12

9

14

35

8

 Wales

8

6

14

28

9

 South Africa

7

9

11

27

10

 Malaysia

7

8

8

23

11

 Northern Ireland

7

7

4

18

12

 Jamaica

6

6

3

15

13

 Kenya

6

5

10

21

14

 Singapore

4

4

4

12

15

 Trinidad and Tobago

3

2

1

6

16

 Uganda

3

0

2

5

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

3

5

22

 Zambia

1

1

3

5

23

 Bahamas

1

1

0

2

24

 Grenada

1

0

2

3

25

 Bermuda

1

0

1

2

26

 British Virgin Islands

1

0

0

1

27

 Mauritius

0

3

2

5

28

 Ghana

0

2

3

5

29

 Fiji

0

2

2

4

30

 Mozambique

0

2

1

3

31

 Sri Lanka

0

1

3

4

32

 Tanzania

0

1

2

3

33

 Botswana

0

1

1

2

34

 Guernsey

1

1

2

4

35

 Dominica

0

1

0

1

36

 Papua New Guinea

1

0

1

2

37

 Saint Lucia

1

0

1

2

38

 The Gambia

1

0

1

2

39

 Namibia

0

0

4

4

40

 Malta

0

0

1

1

41

 Nauru

0

1

1

2

42

 Niue

0

1

1

2

43

 Vanuatu

0

1

1

2

Source: Google, and Wikipedia

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