Malaysia (abbreviated MAS) has competed in ten of the eighteen previous Commonwealth Games, from 1966.
In 1950, 1958, and 1962 the country competed as Malaya (MAL), see Malaya at the Commonwealth Games.
In 1958 and 1962 North Borneo (NB) (now Sabah) and Sarawak (SAR) competed separately at the Commonwealth Games (but not winning any medals). They both became states in the new country of Malaysia in 1963.
Malaysia has hosted the Games once, in 1998, at Kuala Lumpur.
At the 2006 Commonwealth Games, Malaysia was eighth in the medal tally, and was twelfth in the All-time tally of medals, with an overall total of 135 medals (36 Gold, 48 Silver and 51 Bronze).
Host country (Malaysia)