Commonwealth Games: Edinburgh, Scotland 1986

The Commonwealth Games were held in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1986. This was the second time that Edinburgh had hosted the Commonwealth Games, the first was in 1970. These Games were held between 24 July – 2 August 1986. Twenty-six nations attend and sent a total of 1,662 athletes and 461 officials.



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Medal Count

Year Country GOLD SILVER BRONZE TOTAL
1986 England
Canada
Australia
New Zealand
52
51
40
8
43
35
46
16
49
31
35
14
144
117
121
38


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