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The 1998 Commonwealth Games (Malay: Sukan Komanwel 1998), officially known as the XVI Commonwealth Games (Malay: Sukan Komanwel ke-16), was a multi-sport event held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 11 to 21 September 1998 with 214 events in 15 sports featured in the games. The 1998 games were the first held in an Asian country and the last Commonwealth Games of the 20th century. This was also the first time the games took place in a nation with a head of state other than the Head of the Commonwealth, and the first time the games were held in a non-English speaking nation. 3638 athletes from 69 Commonwealth member nations participated at the games with 34 of them collected medals. For the first time ever, the games included team sports. The other bid from the 1998 games came from Adelaide in Australia.[1]

XVI Commonwealth Games
Sukan Komanwel ke-16
Logo of XVI Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur.svg
Host city Kuala Lumpur
Country Malaysia
Motto Bersama-sama Gemilangkannya
(Together we'll glorify this moment)
Nations participating 69
Athletes participating 3638
Events 214 in 15 sports
Opening ceremony 11 September 1998 (1998-09-11)
Closing ceremony 21 September 1998 (1998-09-21)
Officially opened by Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir Mohamad
Officially closed by Elizabeth II
Athlete's Oath Shalin Zulkifli
Queen's Baton Final Runner Koh Eng Tong
Main venue National Stadium, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Malaysia is the eighth nation to host the Commonwealth Games after Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, Wales, Jamaica and Scotland. The games was opened by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohammad and closed by Head of the Commonwealth, Elizabeth II at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium.

The final medal tally was led by Australia, followed by Canada, England and host Malaysia. Several games records were broken during the games. With little or no controversy at all, the games were deemed generally successful, with the rising standards of competition amongst the Commonwealth member nations.

Contents

OverviewEdit

Opening ceremonyEdit

The 16th Commonwealth Games opening ceremony took place on 11 September 1998 at 17:30 MST (UTC+08:00). Contrary to tradition, the games were not officially opened by the Malaysian head of state, Yang di Pertuan Agong Tuanku Jaafar because he was unable to arrive to the stadium in time. Instead, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, opened the games. The venue for the opening and closing ceremonies was the newly built National Stadium Bukit Jalil, a 100,000-spectator capacity stadium. The theme song "Malaysiaku Gemilang" was sung by Malaysian pop singers Norzila Binti Haji Aminuddin, Shahrul Anuar Zain, Siti Roziana Binti Zain, Shaheila binti Abdul Majid, Amy Mastura Binti Suhaimi, Ning Baizura binti Sheikh Hamzah, and Siti Nurhaliza Binti Tarudin—and many other Malaysian singers also performed. The games featured 15 sports with 3638 athletes as 69 teams were represented.

The theme of the opening ceremony was 'Unity towards Progress', which was conveyed through dance, music, and intricate human graphics. Malaysian schoolgirls unfurled hundreds of colourful umbrellas, and brightly attired performers danced. Approximately 5,000 volunteers displayed coloured cards which depicted sporting images, flags and messages that heralded the first Games in Asia in the 68 years since their inception. They created pictures of flags of the Commonwealth nations, scenes of Malaysian lifestyle, and depictions of Malaysian achievements just by changing the colour of their hand-held cards. The Singaporean delegation was jeered by the crowd during the parade of nations.[2]

The Queen's message was delivered in the Queen's Baton, which arrived in the main square of Kuala Lumpur on elephant-back at the start of the ceremonies, and was run in relay to the stadium while the athletes marched in. 1978 Commonwealth Games badminton gold medal winner Sylvia Ng took the last lap with the baton and handed it off to Koh Eng Tong, a weightlifter who won a gold medal in weightlifting for Malaya in the 1950 British Empire Games, to take the final few feet to Prince Edward.

The end of the ceremony featured fireworks of various colours and shapes—forming hoops, flowers, and fountains. The opening ceremony's broadcast concluded at 00:00 MST, later than the time originally planned at 23:00 MST.

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Wira, the orang utan, the official mascot of the games.
 
Kuala Lumpur skyline

The logo of the 1998 Commonwealth Games is an image of the national flower of Malaysia, the hibiscus (the bunga raya), the first games logo to introduce the colour yellow. (All previous logos had been red, white and blue to reflect the colours of the British Union Flag). The red, blue, white and yellow colours represents the colours of the Malaysian national flag and Malaysia as a confident, young, dynamic nation. The yellow pollens represent the six regions of the world that includes the 68 Commonwealth member nations.

MascotEdit

The official mascot of the 1998 Commonwealth Games is an Orang Utan named Wira (Malay for "warrior" or "hero"). The Orang Utan is the largest and probably the most intelligent primate in Asia which lives in the tropical rainforests of Malaysia. The adoption of Orang Utan as a games' mascot is to represent the friendly personality of Malaysia as a host, encapsulating the traditionally warm nature of its people, the nation and the land itself. As the mascot of the games, Wira characterises charm, intelligence, and sporting ability of the participating athletes.[3]

Sports overviewEdit

The host nation was thrilled at achieving its best ever haul of ten gold medals which has since been surpassed by its achievement in the 2010 Commonwealth Games, where Malaysia won twelve gold medals.

The 16th Commonwealth Games host newly introduced team sports of cricket, field hockey, netball and rugby sevens and individuals sports of ten-pin bowling and squash, while of athletics, badminton, boxing, cycling, gymnastics, lawn bowls, shooting, swimming and weightlifting to make a total of 15 sports contested.

In front of 20,000-fans at the Petaling Jaya Stadium, rugby sevens in particular were an enormous success with New Zealand collecting its 100th Commonwealth Games medal with a 21–12 win over plucky Fiji, (the reigning world champions). Man of the match was the giant Jonah Lomu who had worked tirelessly during the 10-minutes each way final.
Led by veteran star David Campese, Australia took the bronze beating Samoa 33–12.

In the squash event many had anticipated a close match between Michelle Martin and Sarah Fitz-Gerald who had both comfortably won their respective semi-finals. Fitz-Gerald had won the previous two years world open and Michelle the three prior to that and so it was with some surprise to many that Martin took the gold in three straight sets 9–0, 9–6, 9–5. Fitz-Gerald did avenge this defeat in the final of the world championship later that year, in what many people regard as the greatest women's final ever, coming back from 8–2 down in the fifth to retain her title.
Martin also teamed up with Craig Rowland to take the commonwealth mixed doubles gold.

Erika-Leigh Stirton took five of the six available gold medals in the rhythmic gymnastics only being beaten into second place in the team event in the hosts took gold.[4][5]

Closing ceremonyEdit

The games concluded on 21 September 1998. At the centre of the field, two "sports sculpture" performers rise gradually and show different athletic gestures slowly in the air, conveying the noble Commonwealth Games spirit. Other Malaysian dance were performed while the Main Stage in tune with the rhythm of the song form was primarily a Malaysia Day and Hari Merdeka entered the stadium, flew around the athletes and danced with all athletes in the stadium and millionaire marshals in tune with the rhythm of the song of folk music ethnics based in Kuala Lumpur forming a spectacular dance circle.

Finally, Malaysian festivals performers in festive clothes, millionaire performers of minority ethnic groups, Malaysian dance performances, millionaire collectors of launched red silk and Petronas Towers and Kuala Lumpur Tower performers threw the Wira lucky cloud yarn strips into the stadium, interacting with the athletes. At the same time, innumerable dazzling fireworks were launched from the top of the "bowl rim". Then, numerous fireworks formed a huge circle of fireworks, symbolising the successful conclusion of 1998 Commonwealth Games.

Participating teamsEdit

 
Participating countries

69 teams were represented at the 1998 Games.
(Teams competing for the first time are shown in bold).

  •   Anguilla
  •   Antigua and Barbuda
  •   Australia
  •   Bahamas
  •   Bangladesh
  •   Barbados
  •   Belize
  •   Bermuda
  •   Botswana
  •   British Virgin Islands
  •   Brunei
  •   Cameroon
  •   Canada
  •   Cayman Islands
  •   Cook Islands
  •   Cyprus
  •   Dominica
  •   England
  •   Falkland Islands
  •   Fiji
  •   Ghana
  •   Gibraltar
  •   Grenada
  •   Guernsey
  •   Guyana
  •   India
  •   Isle of Man
  •   Jamaica
  •   Jersey
  •   Kenya
  •   Kiribati
  •   Lesotho
  •   Malawi
  •   Malaysia
  •   Maldives
  •   Malta
  •   Mauritius
  •   Montserrat
  •   Mozambique
  •   Namibia
  •   Nauru
  •   New Zealand
  •   Norfolk Island
  •   Northern Ireland
  •   Pakistan
  •   Papua New Guinea
  •   Saint Helena and Dependencies
  •   Saint Kitts and Nevis
  •   Saint Lucia
  •   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  •   Samoa
  •   Scotland
  •   Seychelles
  •   Sierra Leone
  •   Singapore
  •   Solomon Islands
  •   South Africa
  •   Sri Lanka
  •   Swaziland
  •   Tanzania
  •   The Gambia
  •   Tonga
  •   Trinidad and Tobago
  •   Turks and Caicos Islands
  •   Uganda
  •   Vanuatu
  •   Wales
  •   Zambia
  •   Zimbabwe

VenuesEdit

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National Sports Complex, MalaysiaEdit

Bukit Kiara Sports ComplexEdit

Other venuesEdit

SponsorsEdit

A total of 55 sponsors sponsored the games, including Malaysian state-owned entreprises.[7]

Medal tableEdit

Key

  *   Host nation (Malaysia)

1998 Commonwealth Games medal table
 Rank  CGA Gold Silver Bronze Total
1   Australia (AUS) 80 61 58 199
2   England (ENG) 36 47 53 136
3   Canada (CAN) 30 31 38 99
4   Malaysia (MAS)* 10 14 12 36
5   South Africa (RSA) 9 11 14 34
6   New Zealand (NZL) 8 7 20 34
7   Kenya (KEN) 8 5 4 16
8   India (IND) 7 10 8 25
9   Jamaica (JAM) 4 2 0 6
10   Wales (WAL) 3 4 8 15
11   Scotland (SCO) 3 2 7 12
12   Nauru (NRU) 3 0 0 3
13   Northern Ireland (NIR) 2 1 2 5
14   Zimbabwe (ZIM) 2 0 3 5
15   Ghana (GHA) 1 1 3 5
16   Mauritius (MRI) 1 1 2 4
17   Cyprus (CYP) 1 1 1 3
  Tanzania (TAN) 1 1 1 3
  Trinidad and Tobago (TRI) 1 1 1 3
20   Bahamas (BAH) 1 1 0 2
  Mozambique (MOZ) 1 1 0 2
22   Barbados (BAR) 1 0 2 3
23   Lesotho (LES) 1 0 0 1
24   Cameroon (CMR) 0 3 3 6
25   Namibia (NAM) 0 2 1 3
26   Seychelles (SEY) 0 2 0 2
27   Sri Lanka (SRI) 0 1 1 2
28   Bermuda (BER) 0 1 0 1
  Fiji (FIJ) 0 1 0 1
  Isle of Man (IOM) 0 1 0 1
  Pakistan (PAK) 0 1 0 1
32   Papua New Guinea (PNG) 0 0 1 1
  Uganda (UGA) 0 0 1 1
  Zambia (ZAM) 0 0 1 1
Total (34 CGAs) 214 214 244 672

Medals by eventEdit

AquaticsEdit

AthleticsEdit

BadmintonEdit

BoxingEdit

Weight Gold Silver Bronze
Light flyweight (48 kg)   Sapok Biki (MAS)   Moses Kinyua (KEN)   Boudik Kazanijian (CYP)
  Gary Jones (ENG)
Flyweight (51 kg)   Richard Sunee (MRI)   Liam Cunningham (NIR)   Phumzile Matyhila (RSA)
  Jackson Asiku (UGA)
Bantamweight (54 kg)   Michael Yomba (TAN)   Herman Ngoudjo (CMR)   Adnan Yusoh (MAS)
  Andrew Kooner (CAN)
Featherweight (57 kg)   Alex Arthur (SCO)   Marty O'Donnell (CAN)   Lynch Ipera (PNG)
  James Swan (AUS)
Lightweight (60 kg)   Raymond Narh (GHA)   Ali Asghar (PAK)   Andrew McLean (ENG)
  Giovanni Frontin (MRI)
Light welterweight (63.5 kg)   Michael Strange (CAN)   Gerry Legras (SEY)   Casey Johns (AUS)
  Davis Mwale (ZAM)
Welterweight (67 kg)   Jeremy Molitor (CAN)   Absolom Okoth (KEN)   Colin McNeil (SCO)
  Lynden Hosking (AUS)
Light middleweight (71 kg)   Chris Bessey (ENG)   Scott MacIntosh (CAN)   James Tony (GHA)
  Jackie Townsley (SCO)
Middleweight (75 kg)   John Pearce (ENG)   Jitender Kumar (IND)   Trevor Stewardson (CAN)
  Brian Magee (NIR)
Light heavyweight (81 kg)   Courtney Fry (ENG)   Troy Amos-Ross (CAN)   Samuel Odindo (KEN)
  Charles Adamu (GHA)
Heavyweight (91 kg)   Mark Simmons (CAN)   Roland Raforme (SEY)   Kevin Evans (WAL)
  Garth da Silva (NZL)
Super heavyweight (over 91 kg)   Audley Harrison (ENG)   Michael Macaque (MRI)   Justin Whitehead (AUS)
  Moyoyo Aloryi (GHA)

CricketEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's cricket   South Africa   Australia   New Zealand

CyclingEdit

Track cyclingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's 1000 m individual sprint   Darryn Hill (AUS)   Sean Eadie (AUS)   Barry Forde (BAR)
Women's 1000 m individual sprint   Tanya Dubnicoff (CAN)   Michelle Ferris (AUS)   Lori-Ann Muenzer (CAN)
Men's 1000m track time trial   Shane Kelly (AUS)   Jason Queally (ENG)   Joshua Kersten (AUS)
Women's 3000 m individual pursuit   Sarah Ulmer (NZL)   Alayna Burns (AUS)   Yvonne McGregor (ENG)
Men's 4000 m individual pursuit   Brad McGee (AUS)   Luke Roberts (AUS)   Matt Illingworth (ENG)
Men's 4000 m team pursuit   Australia
Brad McGee
Brett Lancaster
Luke Roberts
Michael Rogers
Timothy Lyons
  England
Bradley Wiggins
Colin Sturgess
Jon Clay
Matt Illingworth
Robert Hayles
  New Zealand
Brendon Cameron
Greg Henderson
Lee Vertongen
Timothy Carswell
Men's 25 scratch race   Michael Rogers (AUS)   Shaun Wallace (ENG)   Timothy Barswell (NZL)
Women's 24 km points race   Alayna Burns (AUS)   Sarah Ulmer (NZL)   Annie Gariepy (CAN)
Men's 40 km points race   Glen Thomson (NZL)   Rob Hayles (ENG)   Greg Henderson (NZL)

Road bicycle racingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's 28 km individual time trial   Anna Wilson (AUS)   Linda Jackson (CAN)   Kathy Watt (AUS)
Men's 42 km individual time trial   Eric Wohlberg (CAN)   Stuart O'Grady (AUS)   David George (RSA)
Women's 92 km road race   Lyne Bessette (CAN)   Susy Pryde (NZL)   Anna Wilson (AUS)
Men's 184 km road race   Jay Sweet (AUS)   Rosli Effandy (MAS)   Eric Wohlberg (CAN)

GymnasticsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's balance beam   Trudy McIntosh (AUS)   Zeena McLaughlin (AUS)   Lisa Leveille (CAN)
Women's floor exercise   Annika Reeder (ENG)   Allana Slater (AUS)   Zeena McLaughlin (AUS)
Women's uneven bars   Lisa Skinner (AUS)   Veronique Leeleve (CAN)   Zeena McLaughlin (AUS)
Women's vault   Lisa Mason (ENG)   Trudy McIntosh (AUS)   Annika Reeder (ENG)
Women's all round individual   Zeena McLaughlin (AUS)   Allana Slater (AUS)   Trudy McIntosh (AUS)
Women's all round team event   Australia
Allana Slater
Katarina Frketic
Lisa Skinner
Trudy McIntosh
Zeena McLaughlin
  England
Annika Reeder
Gemma Cuff
Kelly Hackman
Lisa Mason
Melissa Wilcox
  Canada
Crystal Gilmore
Emilie Fournier
Katie Rowland
Lise Leveille
Veronique Leclerc
Men's floor exercise   Andrei Kravtsov (AUS)   Christian Brezeanu (RSA)   John Smethurst (ENG)
  David Phillips (NZL)
Men's horizontal or high bar   Alexander Jeltkov (CAN)   Kris Burley (CAN)   Lee McDermott (ENG)
Men's parallel bars   Andrei Kravtsov (AUS)   Richard Ikede (CAN)   Brett Hudson (AUS)
Men's pommel horse   Andrei Kravtsov (AUS)   Richard Ikede (CAN)   Brennon Dowrick (AUS)
Men's rings   Pavel Mamine (AUS)   Andrew Atherton (ENG)   Athol Myhill (RSA)
Men's vault   Simon Hutcheon (RSA)   Christian Brezeanu (RSA)   Brett Hudson (AUS)
Men's all round individual   Andrei Kravtsov (AUS)   Andrew Atherton (ENG)   Brennon Dowrick (AUS)
Men's all round team event   England
Andrew Atherton
Craig Heap
John Smethurst
Lee McDermott
Ross Brewer
  Australia
Andrei Kravtsov
Brennon Dowrick
Brett Hudson
Pavel Mamine
Philippe Rizzo
  Canada
Alexander Jeltkov
Grant Golding
Kristan Burley
Peter Schmid
Richard Ikeda
Women's rhythmic clubs   Erika Leigh Stirton (CAN)   Shaneez Johnston (AUS)   Emilie Livingston (CAN)
Women's rhythmic hoop   Erika Leigh Stirton (CAN)   Thye Chee Kiat (MAS)   Leigh Marning (AUS)
Women's rhythmic ribbon   Erika Leigh Stirton (CAN)   Shaneez Johnston (AUS)   Carolyn Au Yong (MAS)
Women's rhythmic rope   Erika Leigh Stirton (CAN)   Leigh Marning (AUS)   Thye Chee Kiat (MAS)
Women's rhythmic all round individual   Erika Leigh Stirton (CAN)   Leigh Marning (AUS)   Shaneez Johnston (AUS)
Women's rhythmic all round team   Malaysia
Carolyn Au-Yong
Chee Kiat Thye
El Regina Tajudin
Sarina Sundara Rajah
  Canada
Emilie Livingston
Erika Leigh Stirton
Katie Iafolla
  Australia
Danielle Leray
Kristy Darrah
Leigh Marning
Shaneez Johnston

(Field) HockeyEdit

Lawn bowlsEdit

NetballEdit

Rugby sevensEdit

ShootingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's air pistol individual   Mick Gault (ENG)   Jaspal Rana (IND)   Greg Yelavich (NZL)
Women's air pistol individual   Annemarie Forder (AUS)   Christine Trefry (AUS)   Tania Corrigan (NZL)
Men's air pistol team   Nick Baxter and Mick Gault (ENG)   Jaspal Rana and Satendra Kumar (IND)   John Rochon and Jean-Pierre Huot (CAN)
Women's air pistol pairs   Annemarie Forder and Christine Trefry (AUS)   Tania Corrigan and Jocelyn Lees (NZL)   Kamisah Abdul Jalal and Suriani Othman (MAS)
Men's air rifle individual   Chris Hector (ENG)   Mohd Emran Zakaria (MAS)   Zlatko Beneta (AUS)
Women's air rifle individual   Nurul Huda Baharin (MAS)   Sharon Bowes (CAN)   Louise Minett (ENG)
Men's air rifle team   Chris Hector and Nigel Wallace (ENG)   Abdul Mutalib Abdul Razak and Mohammed Emran Zakaria (MAS)   David Rattray and Robin Law (SCO)
Women's air rifle pirs   Christina Ashcroft and Sharon Bowes (CAN)   Belinda Muehlberg and Noemi Rostas (AUS)   Louise Minett and Rebecca Spicer (ENG)
Men's 25 m centre-fire pistol individual   Jaspal Rana (IND)   Allan McDonald (RSA)   John Rochon (CAN)
Men's 25 m centre-fire pistol pairs   Jaspal Rana and Ashok Pandit (IND)   John Rochon and Metodi Igorov (CAN)   Mike Giustiniano and Bruce Quick (AUS)
Men's Clay Pigeon trap individual   Michael Diamond (AUS)   Ian Peel (ENG)   Desmond Coe (NZL)
Men's free pistol individual   Mick Gault (ENG)   Francois Van Tonder (RSA)   Bruce Quick (AUS)
Men's free pistol pairs   Nick Baxter and Mick Gault (ENG)   David Moore and Bruce Quick (AUS)   John Rochon and Jean-Pierre Huot (CAN)
Fullbore rifle Queens prize open pair   David Calvert and Martin Millar (NIR)   James Paton and Alain Marion (CAN)   David Davies and Christopher Hockley (WAL)
Fullbore rifle Queens prize open individual   James Paton (CAN)   Zainal Abidin Md Zain (MAS)   Andrew Luckman (ENG)
Men's Olympic trap individual   Michael Diamond (AUS)   Ian Peel (ENG)   Desmond Coe (NZL)
Men's Olympic trap team   Mansher Singh and Manavjit Singh (IND)   Michael Diamond and Ben Kelley (AUS)   Bob Borsley and Ian Peel (ENG)
Men's 25 m rapid fire pistol individual   Metodi Igorov (CAN)   Allan McDonald (RSA)   Bhanwar Dhaka (IND)
Men's 25 m rapid fire pistol pairs   Mike Giustiniano and Pat Murray (AUS)   Jason Wakeling and Alan Earle (NZL)   Allan McDonald and André van Emmenis (RSA)
Men's skeet individual   Desmond Davies (WAL)   Joe Trinci (CAN)   David Cunningham (AUS)
Men's skeet pairs   Costas Stratis and Antonis Nicolaides (CYP)   Andy Austin and Drew Harvey (ENG)   Douglas McCutcheon and Joe Trinci (CAN)
Men's smallbore rifle three positions individual   Timothy Lowndes (AUS)   Wayne Sorensen (CAN)   Kenneth Parr (ENG)
Men's free rifle three positions pairs   Michael Dion and Wayne Sorensen (CAN)   Les Imgrund and Tim Lowndes (AUS)   Chris Hector and Kenneth Parr (ENG)
Men's free rifle prone individual   Stephen Petterson (NZL)   David Moore (IOM)   Gavin van Rhyn (RSA)
Men's free rifle prone pairs   Gavin van Rhyn and Michael Thiele (RSA)   Philip Scanlan and Neil Day (ENG)   Tim Lowndes and Warren Potent (AUS)
Women's free rifle prone individual   Roopa Unnikrishnan (IND)   Carrie Quigley (AUS)   Sally Johnston (NZL)
Women's free rifle prone pairs   Carrie Quigley and Kim Frazer (AUS)   Christina Ashcroft and Maureen Spinney (CAN)   Susan Bell and Shirley McIntosh (SCO)
Women's smallbore sport rifle three positions individual   Susan McCready (AUS)   Sharon Bowes (CAN)   Roslina Bakar (MAS)
Women's smallbore sport rifle Three positions pairs   Sharon Bowes and Christina Ashcroft (CAN)   Val Martin and Donna Potgieter (RSA)   Shirley McIntosh and Janis Thomson (SCO)
Women's sport pistol individual   Christine Trefry (AUS)   Bibiana Ng Pei Chin (MAS)   Kim Eagles (CAN)
Women's sport pistol pairs   Christine Trefry and Annette Woodward (AUS)   Tania Corrigan and Jocelyn Lees (NZL)   Bibiana Ng Pei Chin and Norsita Mahmud (MAS)

SquashEdit

Ten-pin bowlingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles   Kenny Ang (MAS), 6046 points   Bill Rowe (CAN), 5946   Warren Rennox (CAN), 5850
Women's singles   Cara Honeychurch (AUS), 6406   Maxine Nable (AUS), 6028   Lai Kin Ngoh (MAS), 5920
Men's doubles   Kenny Ang and Ben Heng (MAS), 3522   Antoine Jones and Conrad Lister (BER), 3329   Michael Muir and Frank Ryan (AUS), 3229
Women's doubles   Cara Honeychurch and Maxine Nable (AUS), 3678   Lai Kin Ngoh and Shalin Zulkifli (MAS), 3548   Pauline Buck and Gemma Burden (ENG), 3536
Mixed doubles   Frank Ryan and Cara Honeychurch (AUS), 3605   Richard Hood and Pauline Buck (ENG), 3560   Bill Rowe and Jane Amlinger (CAN), 3536

WeightliftingEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's 56 kg snatch   Mehmey Yagci (AUS), 107.5 kg   Arumugam K. Pandian (IND) 107.5 kg   Matin Guntali (MAS), 105 kg
Men's 56 kg clean and jerk   Dharmaraj Wilson (IND), 140 kg   Arumugam K. Pandian (IND) 137.5 kg   Matin Guntali (MAS), 135 kg
Men's 56 kg combined   Arumugam K. Pandian (IND), 245 kg   Dharmaraj Wilson (IND), 242.5 kg   Matin Guntali (MAS), 240 kg
Men's 62 kg snatch   Marcus Stephen (NRU), 125 kg   Yourik Sarkisian (AUS), 125 kg   Ganapathy Gnanasekar (IND), 117.5 kg
Men's 62 kg clean and jerk   Marcus Stephen (NRU), 167.5 kg   Yourik Sarkisian (AUS), 157.5 kg   Murugesan Arun (IND), 155 kg
Men's 62 kg combined   Marcus Stephen (NRU), 292.5 kg   Yourik Sarkisian (AUS), 282.5 kg   Murugesan Arun (IND), 272.5 kg
Men's 69 kg snatch   Sebastien Groulx (CAN), 130 kg   Stewart Cruikshank (ENG), 130 kg   Tony Morgan (WAL), 130 kg,
Men's 69 kg clean and jerk   Muhamad Hidayat Hamidon (MAS), 167.5 kg   Sebastien Groulx (CAN), 167.5 kg   G. Vadivelu (IND), 135.5 kg
Men's 69 kg combined   Sebastien Groulx (CAN), 297.5 kg   Muhamad Hidayat Hamidon (MAS), 295 kg   Sandip Kumar (IND), 285 kg
Men's 77 kg snatch   Satheesha Rai (IND), 147.5 kg   Dave Morgan (WAL), 145 kg   Damian Brown (AUS), 140 kg
Men's 77 kg clean and jerk   Damian Brown (AUS), 187.5 kg   Satheesha Rai (IND), 147.5 kg   Alain Bilodeau (CAN), 167.5 kg
Men's 77 kg combined   Damian Brown (AUS), 327.5 kg   Satheesha Rai (IND), 322.5 kg   Alain Bilodeau (CAN), 305 kg
Men's 85 kg snatch   Stephen Ward (ENG), 157.5 kg   Leon Griffin (ENG), 155 kg   David Matam Matam (CMR), 147.5 kg
Men's 85 kg clean and jerk   Leon Griffin (ENG), 192.5 kg   Stephen Ward (ENG), 187.5 kg   David Matam Matam (CMR), 180 kg
Men's 85 kg combined   Leon Griffin (ENG), 347.5 kg   Stephen Ward (ENG), 345 kg   David Matam Matam (CMR), 327.5 kg
Men's 94 kg snatch   Kiril Kounev (AUS), 165 kg   Anthony Arthur (ENG), 152.5   Simon Heffernan (AUS), 150 kg
Men's 94 kg clean and jerk   Kiril Kounev (AUS), 205 kg   Andrew Callard (ENG), 190 kg   Simon Heffernan (AUS), 185 kg
Men's 94 kg combined   Kiril Kounev (AUS), 370 kg   Andrew Callard (ENG), 340 kg   Simon Heffernan (AUS), 335 kg
Men's 105 kg snatch   Akos Sandor (CAN), 167.5 kg   Tommy Yule (ENG), 160 kg   Nigel Avery (NZL), 155 kg
Men's 105 kg clean and jerk   Akos Sandor (CAN), 192.5 kg   Tommy Yule (ENG), 190 kg   Karl Grant (ENG), 187.5 kg
Men's 105 kg combined   Akos Sandor (CAN), 360 kg   Tommy Yule (ENG), 350 kg   Nigel Avery (NZL), 340 kg
Men's 105+ kg snatch   Darren Liddel (NZL), 165 kg   Giles Greenwood (ENG), 162.5 kg   Christopher Rae (AUS), 160 kg
Men's 105+ kg clean and jerk   Darren Liddel (NZL), 202.5 kg   Jean Bilong (CMR), 192.5 kg   Christopher Rae (AUS), 192.5 kg
Men's 105+ kg combined   Darren Liddel (NZL), 367.5 kg   Christopher Rae (AUS), 352.5 kg   Giles Greenwood (ENG), 352.5 kg

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Roper, Alexander. "The Bidding Games: The Games Behind Malaysia's Commonwealth Games". Academia.edu. Retrieved 30 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Jones, Terry (12 September 1998). "Opening ceremonies were as good as they get". Edmonton Sun. Retrieved 18 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Commonwealth Games mascot". Aldaver. 
  4. ^ "Past Commonwealth Games". CGF. Retrieved 3 October 2012. 
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  6. ^ "Schedule". 
  7. ^ "Games Operations". 

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