Aden at the Commonwealth Games

Aden, a British Colony at the time, sent a team to the 1962 Commonwealth Games in Perth, Western Australia. In 1963 the colony was merged with the Federation of South Arabia and athletes from Aden went on to represent South Arabia in the 1966 Commonwealth Games. The Federation of South Arabia was abolished in 1967. This area is now part of Yemen, and do not compete at the Commonwealth Games



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