Malawi entered the Commonwealth in 1964 and made their debut in the 1970 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland. They have competed at all Games since. Malawi have won only three medals atthe Commonwealth Games, all of them bronze medals and all in the sport of boxing.
At the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, the Malawi netball team had a shock upset win over New Zealand.
- Malawi won a boxing bronze medal on their debut in 1970, and returned to Scotland in 1986 to win two more boxing medals.
- Athletes from this region also competed at the 1962 Commonwealth Games as part of the Rhodesia and Nyasaland team. Nyasaland is the former name of Malawi.
- about Malawi: Malawi is a narrow south-eastern African country shaped by the dramatic Rift Valley. The capital city is Lilongwe.