The Principality of Wales (Cymru) is bordered by England to the east and the Irish Sea and Atlantic Ocean to the west and south west. Wales is part of the nation United Kingdom, but at the Commonwealth Games competes as a separate team.
- Wales is one of only six nations have attended every Commonwealth Games (The others are Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand and Scotland).
- Having made their debut in the inaugural Games with 3 medals, it was the 1938 gathering in Sydney that brought its first gold, athletics and boxing providing the honors.
- The capital city of Cardiff hosted the Games in 1958 and the home gold medal hero was Howard Winstone who won the men's bantamweight division in the boxing ring.
- In 2018, table tennis player Anna Hursey from Wales the youngest competitor at the Games
- Wales cannot compete at the Olympic Games as a separate nation.
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