Antigua and Barbuda is situated at the North of the Leeward Islands in the Eastern Caribbean, and comprise of three islands.
- Antigua and Barbuda attended their first Commonwealth Games in Kingston, Jamaica in 1966 but did not become members of the Commonwealth until 1981.
- Antigua and Barbuda have attended a total of six Games, missing the 1974, 1982, 1986 and 1990 Games.
- Antigua and Barbudas former Prime Minister Lester Bryant Bird was an athlete of some repute during the late 1950s and 1960s. He was a title-winning high-jump star on the American college circuit during that era, and won a bronze medal at the 1959 Pan-American Games.
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