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About 2010 Commonwealth Games

The 2010 Commonwealth Games began in New Delhi, India on October 3, 2010. The games are the biggest games in New Delhi since the 1982 Asian Games. Shera is the mascot of the games. The 2010 Commonwealth Games Queens Baton travelled across India.

The XIX Commonwealth Games will be hosted in New Delhi, the capital city of India. More than 6000 athletes from 71 Commonwealth teams are participating in the competitions. The events will begin from October 3 and the closing ceremony will be held on October 14, 2010. Prince Charles and Indian President Pratibha Patil have officially opened the games.

In a survey conducted by the ASSOCHAM, 72 per cent of those surveyed prefered Rahul Gandhi to the brand ambassador for the 2010 Commonwealth games in New Delhi. The survey was conducted among 10,000 students in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Dehradun, Jaipur, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Kolkata and Bhubaneswar. Rahul Gandhi is followed by Sachin Tendulkar (64%), Aamir Khan (56%) and AR Rahman (42%).

Commonwealth Games arrangements

Read 2010 Commonwealth Games Arrangements for arrangements and preparations for the games and about the Games Management team.

Security arrangements

Read Security arrangements at 2010 Commonwealth Games for more information.

Sporting Venues (Competition Venues)

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex
  • Thyagaraj Sports Complex
  • Indira Gandhi Sports Complex
  • Dr. S.P. Mukherjee Swimming Stadium
  • Talkatora Indoor Stadium
  • Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium
  • Siri Fort Sports Complex
  • Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range
  • R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex
  • Yamuna Sports Complex
  • Delhi University

Sporting Events

There are 17 disciplines planned for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

2010 Commonwealth Games Medal Table

There are currently 72 nations planning to field teams at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. As Fiji is suspended from the Commonwealth, it has been banned from participating in the Games. Rwanda may field a team for the games since becoming a Commonwealth member in 2009.

5South Africa1111931
6 Nigeria 871126
7 Malaysia 67720
8 Kenya 64414
9 Singapore 55616
11 Samoa 3014
12New Zealand216523
13 Jamaica 2316
15 Wales 15612
16 Bahamas 1113
17 Cyprus 1012
18 Botswana 1012
19 Nauru 1001
20 Uganda 1001
21 Trinidad and Tobago 0224
22 Cameroon 0123
23 Northern Ireland 0112
23 Sri Lanka 0112
25Papua New Guinea0101
25 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0101
25 Seychelles 0101
28 Isle of Man 0022
28 Namibia 0022
28 Ghana 0022
31 Bangladesh 0011
31 Guyana 0011
31 Saint Lucia 0011
- Anguilla 0000
- Antigua and Barbuda 0000
- Barbados 0000
- Belize 0000
- Bermuda 0000
- British Virgin Islands 0000
- Brunei 0000
- Cayman Islands 0000
- Cook Islands 0000
- Dominica 0000
- Falkland Islands 0000
- Gambia 0000
- Gibraltar 0000
- Grenada 0000
- Guernsey 0000
- Jersey 0000
- Kiribati 0000
- Lesotho 0000
- Malawi 0000
- Maldives 0000
- Malta 0000
- Mauritius 0000
- Montserrat 0000
- Mozambique 0000
- Niue 0000
- Norfolk Island 0000
- Rwanda 0000
- Saint Helena 0000
- Saint Kitts and Nevis 0000
- Sierra Leone 0000
- Solomon Islands 0000
- Swaziland 0000
- Tanzania0000
- Tonga 0000
- Turks and Caicos Islands 0000
- Tuvalu 0000
- Vanuatu 0000
- Zambia 0000
- Total 192194190490

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