Northern Ireland at the Commonwealth Games
|Northern Ireland at the
|CGA||Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council|
|Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
| Ireland (1930)
Irish Free State (1934)
Northern Ireland has competed in eighteen of the twenty Commonwealth Games beginning with the second games, held in 1934. Northern Ireland did not compete in 1930 (when there was a single team from Ireland) and in 1950. It differs from the Olympic Games where although it officially competes with England, Scotland and Wales as part of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, many athletes have represented the Ireland team.
Northern Ireland's participation in the Commonwealth Games is managed by a body known as the Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council.
Medals by Games
|1950 Auckland||Did not Participate|
|1998 Kuala Lumpur||2||1||1||4||13|
Table includes a silver medal won in 1930 while competing as 'Ireland' (representing what is now Northern Ireland and the republic of Ireland)
Flag and victory anthem
At the games the Northern Ireland team uses the flag of the former Government of Northern Ireland, the Ulster Banner as its national flag. This flag is also used by the Northern Ireland national football team.
The team uses Londonderry Air as its victory anthem.
The team goes by the abbreviation NIR.
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