Sri Lanka at the Commonwealth Games

Sri Lanka at the
Commonwealth Games
CGF code SRI
CGA National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka
Website srilankaolympic.org
Medals
Ranked 27th
Gold
4
Silver
8
Bronze
8
Total
20
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)
British Empire Games
  • 1938
  • 1950
British Empire and Commonwealth Games
British Commonwealth Games
  • 1970
  • 1974
Commonwealth Games

Sri Lanka have participated in all but three Commonwealth Games since 1938, with the only ones missed being the 1954, 1974 and 1986 Games. Sri Lanka have won seventeen medals at the Games, but had a 44-year medal drought spanning 1950 to 1994. Until 1974, Sri Lanka competed under the name Ceylon.


List of Games Bids

YearBid Host City, Province
2018 Commonwealth GamesHambantota, Southern Province

Overall Medal Tally

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1930 Hamiltondid not attend
1934 Londondid not attend
1938 Sydney[1]1001
1950 Auckland[2]1214
1954 Vancouverdid not attend
1958 Cardiff[2]0000
1962 Perth[2]0000
1966 Kingston[2]0000
1970 Edinburgh[2]0000
1974 Christchurchdid not attend
1978 Edmonton0000
1982 Brisbane0000
1986 Edinburghdid not attend
1990 Auckland0000
1994 Victoria1203
1998 Kuala Lumpur0112
2002 Manchester0000
2006 Melbourne1001
2010 Delhi0112
2014 Glasgow0101
2018 Gold Coast0156
Total48820

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 GoldBarney Henricus1938 SydneyBoxingFeatherweight (57 kg)
 GoldDuncan White1950 AucklandAthleticsMen's 440 yards hurdles
 GoldPushpamali Ramanayake
Malee Wickremasinghe
1994 VictoriaShootingWomen's Air Rifle – Pairs
 GoldChinthana Vidanage2006 MelbourneWeightliftingMen's 62 kg
 SilverK. Edwin1950 AucklandBoxingFlyweight
 SilverAlbert Perera1950 AucklandBoxingBantamweight
 SilverDodangoda Chandrasiri
Lakshman Rajasinghe
1994 VictoriaShootingMen's Small Bore Rifle, Prone – Pairs
 SilverMalee Wickremasinghe1994 VictoriaShootingWomen's Air Rifle
 SilverSriyani Kulawansha1998 Kuala LumpurAthleticsWomen's 100 m hurdles
 SilverChinthana Vidanage2010 DelhiWeightliftingMen's 69 kg
 SilverSudesh Peiris2014 GlasgowWeightliftingMen's 62 kg
 SilverIndika Dissanayake2018 Gold CoastWeightliftingMen's 69 kg
 BronzeAlex Obeysekere1950 AucklandBoxingWelterweight
 BronzeSugath Thilakaratne1998 Kuala LumpurAthleticsMen's 400 m
 BronzeSudesh Peiris2010 DelhiWeightliftingMen's 62 kg
 BronzeChaturanga Lakmal2018 Gold CoastWeightliftingMen's 56 kg
 BronzeDinusha Gomes2018 Gold CoastWeightliftingWomen's 48 kg
 BronzeAnusha Koddithuwakku2018 Gold CoastBoxingWomen's 48 kg
 BronzeThiwanka Ranasinghe2018 Gold CoastBoxingMen's 49 kg
 BronzeVidanalange Bandara2018 Gold CoastBoxingMen's 52 kg

Source:[3]

Overall Medal Tally by Sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Boxing1247
Shooting1203
Athletics1113
Weightlifting1337
Total48820

Numbers of athletes and sports

This list shows the total number of athletes, male and female, and the total sports they were selected to compete in.

Year Athletes Male Female Sports
2014103
201093732014
200667
2002563125
1998
1994
1990
1982
1978
1970
1966
1962
1958
1950
1938

Notes

References

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