Swimming at the Commonwealth Games


Swimming at the Commonwealth Games

Swimming is one of the sports at the quadrennial Commonwealth Games competition. It has been a Commonwealth Games sport since the inaugural edition of the event's precursor, the 1930 British Empire Games. It is a core sport and must be included in the sporting programme of each edition of the Games. Synchronised swimming and Diving events are optional.

Editions

Games Year Host city Host country
I 1930 Hamilton  Canada
II 1934 London  England
III 1938 Sydney  Australia
IV 1950 Auckland  New Zealand
V 1954 Vancouver  Canada
VI 1958 Cardiff  Wales
VII 1962 Perth  Australia
VIII 1966 Kingston  Jamaica
IX 1970 Edinburgh  Scotland
X 1974 Christchurch  New Zealand
XI 1978 Edmonton  Canada
XII 1982 Brisbane  Australia
XIII 1986 Edinburgh  Scotland
XIV 1990 Auckland  New Zealand
XV 1994 Victoria  Canada
XVI 1998 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia
XVII 2002 Manchester  England
XVIII 2006 Melbourne  Australia
XIX 2010 Delhi  India
XX 2014 Glasgow  Scotland

All-time medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Australia Australia 237 170 150 557
2 Canada Canada 103 109 110 322
3 England England 77 108 118 303
4 Scotland Scotland 15 21 25 61
5 South Africa South Africa 14 23 15 52
6 New Zealand New Zealand 13 25 35 73
7 Wales Wales 4 6 7 17
8 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 1 1
8 Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 1 1
9 Jamaica Jamaica 1 2 3
10 Malaysia Malaysia 1 1 2
11 British Guiana British Guiana 1 1
  • Events include Swimming, Water Polo and Synchronised Swimming

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