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2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games Medal Table







Melbourne is the capital of the State of Victoria and the second largest city in Australia with a population of nearly 3,500,000 people. The Opening Ceremony and Athletics competition were held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. It seats approximately 100,000 spectators.

The Sports that were contested : 
Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Bowls, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Netball, Rugby 7s, Shooting, Squash, Table Tennis, Triathlon and Weightlifting.

71 nations (one less than the 2002 Commonwealth Games of Manchester) participated in the XXVIII Commonwealth Games as Zimbabwe pulled out of the Commonwealth in Dec 2003 after its suspension was extended indefinitely.

At the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, Australia won a total of 8 medals for boxing. The country won five gold medals, which is the highest number of gold medals won in 2006 in this category. India won 1 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals in Melbourne. South Africa won 1 gold and 1 silver; while Namibia won 1 gold medal.

At the 2006 Commonwealth Games, Australia won gold medal in both men's and women's hockey. Pakistan won the silver while Malaysia won the bronze medal in men's hockey. In Women's hockey India won the silver medal and England won the bronze medal.

Wrestling was not included at the Commonwealth Games in 2006 played in Melbourne.

Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Mascot : 
The official mascot of Melbourne 2006 commonwealth Games is Karaka. The bird is named after his distinctive call. This South-eastern Red-tailed Black Cockatoo was chosen because he embodies the spirit of the Games.

Karaka is found in Victoria and South Australia. It is now in the verge of extinction. Farmers are working with both Australian and Victorian local communities and governments to preserve their habitat.

There were 247 sports events in 16 sports categories in the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games. Around 4,500 athletes participated in this version of the game.

Last Updated on  February 26, 2013 at 0500 GMT


  2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games Medal Table  
CountryGoldSilverBronze
Australia846968
England364034
Canada262931
India221711
South Africa121313
Scotland11711
Jamaica1048
Malaysia71210
New Zealand61213
Kenya657
Singapore567
Nigeria467
Wales3511
Cyprus312
Ghana201
Uganda201
Pakistan131
Papua New Guinea110
Isle of Man101
Namibia101
Tanzania101
Sri Lanka100
Mauritius030
Bahamas020
Northern Ireland020
Cameroon012
Botswana011
Malta011
Nauru011
Bangladesh010
Grenada010
Lesotho010
Trinidad & Tobago003
Seychelles002
Barbados001
Fiji001
Mozambique001
Samoa001
Swaziland001


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