1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games

The British Empire and Commonwealth Games 1954, the fifth edition of that event, which is known as the Commonwealth Games today. They found from July 30 to August 7, 1954 in the Canadian city of Vancouver instead.

Were wearing 91 competitions in the sports bowls, boxing, fencing, weightlifting, athletics, cycling, wrestling, rowing, and swimming ( including diving). It was attended by 662 athletes from 24 countries. Main competition venue was the Empire Stadium.

As sensational art competition applies the mile run of men, received a " race of the century " in the story. The Englishman Roger Bannister beat the Australian world record holder John Landy, both "magic " under the four- minute barrier remained, which has long been thought impossible. It was also the first track and field event, which was held around the world on live television.

Participating countries

  • Hong Kong 1910 Hong Kong
  • India India
  • Jamaica 1906 Jamaica
  • Canada 1921 Canada
  • British East Africa British East Africa
  • New Zealand New Zealand
  • Nigeria Nigeria 1914
  • Northern Ireland Northern Ireland
  • Northern Rhodesia Northern Rhodesia in 1939
  • Pakistan Pakistan
  • Scotland Scotland
  • South Africa Union of South Africa 1928
  • Rhodesia Southern Rhodesia Sud 1923
  • Trinidad and Tobago 1889 Trinidad and Tobago
  • Uganda 1914 Uganda
  • Wales 1953 Wales


( The links lead to detailed result pages)

  • Bowls
  • Boxing
  • Fencing
  • Weightlifting
  • Athletics
  • Cycling
  • Wrestling
  • Rowing
  • Swimming
  • Diving

Medal Tally