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Commonwealth Games

CYPRUS IN COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Commonwealth GamesTheCommonwealth Games is an international, multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930, and, with the exception of 1942 and 1946, which were cancelled due to World War II, has taken place every four years since then. Although there are 53 members of the Commonwealth of Nations, 71 teams participate in the Commonwealth Games, as a number of dependent territories compete under their own flag.

Cyprus is one of the 71 teams participating in the Commonwealth Games.First Cyprus participation was in 1978 in Edmonton.The 20th Commonwealth games were held in Glasgow and Cyprus competed with 50 athletes in 10 different sports. 16 of them were members in the track and field team.

Edmonton 1978

One participation in Track and Field.Brisbane 1982Six participations in Track and Field.Auckland 1990Seven participations in Track and Field.One Gold Medal in Triple Jump by Marios Hajiandreou.Victoria 199410 participations in Track and Field.

Kuala Lumpur 1998Six participations in Track and Field.One Silver Medal in Shot Put by Michalis Loucas.Manchester 200211 participations in Track and Field.

Melbourne 2006Eight participations in Track and Field.Bronze Medal in High Jump by Kyriakos Ioannou.Delhi 201012 participations in Track and FieldOne Silver Medal in Pole Vault by Marianna Zachariade.

Glasgow 201416 participations in Track and Field.Two Silver Medals in High Jump by Kyriakos Ioannou and Discus Throw by Apostolos Parellis.

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