Nigeria at the Commonwealth Games

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Nigeria at the
Commonwealth Games
Flag of Nigeria.svg
CGF code NGR
CGA Nigeria Olympic Committee
Website www.nigeriaolympiccommittee.org
Medals
Ranked 9th
Gold
70
Silver
75
Bronze
91
Total
236
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)
British Empire Games
British Empire and Commonwealth Games
British Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games

Nigeria has competed at thirteen Commonwealth Games, from 1950. Nigeria did not attend four Games, in 1962, 1978 (in protest at New Zealand's policies), 1986 and 1998.

Nigeria has won at least one medal at every Games attended, including a high of thirty-seven in 1994. The first medal in 1950 was won by Joshua Majekodunmi in the High Jump.

Medals[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1950 Auckland 0 1 0 1
1954 Vancouver 1 3 3 7
1958 Cardiff 0 1 1 2
1962 Perth did not attend
1966 Kingston 3 4 3 10
1970 Edinburgh 2 0 0 2
1974 Christchurch 3 3 4 10
1978 Edmonton did not attend
1982 Brisbane 5 0 8 13
1986 Edinburgh did not attend
1990 Auckland 5 13 7 25
1994 Victoria 11 13 13 37
1998 Kuala Lumpur did not attend (suspended)
2002 Manchester 5 3 11 19
2006 Melbourne 4 6 7 17
2010 Delhi 11 8 14 33
2014 Glasgow 11 11 14 36
2018 Gold Coast 9 9 6 24
Total 70 75 91 236

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