2006 Commonwealth Games

The Australian city of Melbourne, successfully hosted the XVIII Commonwealth Games between the 15 and 26 March 2006.

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. It was also the venue for the 1956 Olympic Games. The city is synonymous as a multicultural one, known for its arts, culture, parks and gardens, restaurants and love of sport.

Whilst Bendigo, the venue for the 2004 Commonwealth Youth Games, and Lilydale hosted two of the shooting disciplines the majority of the sports venues were located along the Yarra River and within the city precinct. The Opening and Closing ceremonies as well as the athletics competition took place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), one of the world's largest and most outstanding outdoor sporting grounds. The Athletes Village was located within three kilometres of the city centre.

The sports on the programme were:
Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Bowls, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Netball, Rugby 7s, Shooting, Squash, Table Tennis, Triathlon and Weightlifting.


Medal Tally of 18th Commonwealth Games

S.No.
Nation
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total
1
Anguilla
-
-
-
-
2
Antigua & Barbuda
2
-
-
2
3
Australia
84
69
70
223
4
Bahamas
-
2
-
2
5
Bangladesh
-
1
-
1
6
Barbados
-
-
1
1
7
Belize
-
-
-
-
8
Bermuda
-
-
-
-
9
Botswana
-
1
1
2
10
British Virgin Islands
-
-
-
-
11
Brunei Darussalam
-
-
-
-
12
Cameroon
-
1
2
3
13
Canada
26
30
31
87
14
Cayman Islands
-
-
-
-
15
Cook Islands
-
-
-
-
16
Cyprus
3
1
2
6
17
Dominica
-
-
-
-
18
England
36
40
36
112
19
Falkland Islands
-
-
-
-
20
Fiji
-
-
1
1
21
Ghana
2
-
1
3
22
Gibraltar
-
-
-
-
23
Grenada
-
1
-
1
24
Guernsey
-
-
-
-
25
Guyana
-
-
-
-
26
India
22
17
10
49
27
Isle of Man
1
-
1
2
28
Jamaica
10
4
8
22
29
Jersey
-
-
-
-
30
Kenya
6
5
7
18
31
Kiribati
-
-
-
-
32
Lesotho
-
1
-
1
33
Malawi
-
-
-
-
34
Malaysia
7
12
10
29
35
Maldives
-
-
-
-
36
Malta
-
1
1
2
37
Mauritius
-
3
-
3
38
Montserrat
-
-
-
-
39
Mozambique
-
-
1
1
40
Namibia
1
-
1
2
41
Nauru
-
1
1
2
42
New Zealand
6
12
14
32
43
Nigeria
4
6
7
17
44
Niue
-
-
-
-
45
Norfolk Island
-
-
-
-
46
Northern Ireland
-
2
-
2
47
Pakistan
1
3
1
5
48
Papua New Guinea
1
1
-
2
49
Samoa
-
-
1
1
50
Scotland
11
7
11
29
51
Seychelles
-
-
2
2
52
Sierra Leone
-
-
-
-
53
Singapore
5
6
7
18
54
Solomon Islands
-
-
-
-
55
South Africa
12
13
13
38
56
Sri Lanka
1
-
-
1
57
St. Helena
-
-
-
-
58
St. Kitts & Nevis
-
-
-
-
59
St. Lucia
-
-
-
-
60
St. Vincent & The Grenadines
-
-
-
-
61
Swaziland
-
-
1
1
62
Tanzania
1
-
1
2
63
The Gambia
-
-
-
-
64
Tonga
-
-
-
-
65
Trinidad & Tobago
-
-
3
3
66
Turks & Caicos Islands
-
-
-
-
67
Tuvalu
-
-
-
-
68
Uganda
2
-
1
3
69
Vanuatu
-
-
-
-
70
Wales
3
5
11
19
71
Zambia
-
-
-
-
Total
282
280
336
898

 

   Pakistan Medal Tally in 18th Commonwealth Games

S.No.
Discipline
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total

1.

Boxing

-
1
-
1
2.
Hockey
-
1
-
1
3.
Shooting
-
1
-
1

4.

Weightlifting

1

-

1

2

Total

1

3

1

5

 

S.No.
Player's Name
Event
Medal
Boxing

1

Mr. Mehrullah

57 Kg

Silver

Hockey

2

Pakistan Team

Silver

Shooting

3

Mr. Irshad Ali 

25m Standard Pistol

Silver

Weightlifting

4

Mr. Shuja-ud-Din Malik

85 Kg

Gold

5

Mr. Muhammad Irfan

77 Kg

Bronze