Sri Lanka at the Commonwealth Games

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Sri Lanka
 at the Commonwealth Games

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CGF code  SRI
CGA National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka
Website srilankaolympic.org
Commonwealth Games history (summary)
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*As Ceylon

Sri Lanka have participated in all but three Commonwealth Games since 1938, with the only ones missed being the 1954, 1974 and 1986 Games. Sri Lanka have won ten medals at the Games, but had a 44-year medal drought spanning 1950 to 1994. Until 1974, Sri Lanka competed under the name Ceylon.

List of Games Bids[edit]

Year Bid Host City, Province
2018 Commonwealth Games Hambantota, Southern Province

Medals[edit]

Overall Medal Tally by Sport[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Boxing 1 2 1 4
Shooting 1 2 0 3
Athletics 1 1 1 3
Weightlifting 1 1 1 3
Total 4 6 3 13

Numbers of athletes and sports[edit]

This list shows the total number of athletes, male and female, and the total sports they were selected to compete in.


Year Athletes Male Female Sports
2010 93 73 20 14
2006 67
2002 56 31 25
1998
1994
1990
1982
1978
1970
1966
1962
1958
1950
1938

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ This participation was as British Ceylon.
  2. ^ a b c d e This participation was as Dominion of Ceylon.
  3. ^ http://sundaytimes.lk/101017/Sports/spt01.html

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