Commonwealth Games Gold Medallists
Scan day: 03 February 2014 UTC
Description: A complete list of medallists in athletics and other sports since 1930. Search-by-name facility.
Announcement: A "Festival of the Empire" celebrating the coronation of King George V was held at Crystal Palace, London in 1911. The festival, contested by Great Britain & Ireland, Australasia, Canada and South Africa, comprised five athletics events (100 yards, 220 yards, 880 yards, 1 mile & 120 yards hurdles) plus heavyweight boxing, middleweight wrestling and 100 yards & 1 mile swimming races. The first British Empire Games was held in 1930 and retitled British Empire & Commonwealth Games in 1954, British Commonwealth Games in 1970 & Commonwealth Games in 1978. This compilation includes a complete list of medallists in all sports since 1930. Since 1990 silver and/or bronze medals may not have been awarded where a small number of competitors/teams started an event, however the first three placings are still listed for the record.
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Total pages in the index, 747