Here is some trivia related to the Commonwealth Games medal tally. See also information about the Medal Counts from each Commonwealth Games.
- Out of the first 20 Games (up to and including 2014), Australia has lead the medal count 12 times, with England 7 times and Canada 1 time.
- Since 1966, the same countries have made up the first three places of the medal count: Australia, England and Canada - except in 2010 when India slipped into second place between Australia and England.
- England have been in the top two countries of the final medal count for all Commonwealth Games except in 1994 and 2010 when they finished 3rd.
- Australian shooter Phillip Adams is the athlete that has won the most medals as a competitor at the Commonwealth Games – 17 medals (7 Gold, 8 Silver, 2 Bronze) won at four successive Games (1982, 1986, 1990, 1994).
- Lawn bowler Willie Wood from Scotland is the first competitor to have competed in seven Commonwealth Games, from 1974 to 2002.
- Greg Yelavich, a sports shooter from New Zealand, won 12 medals in seven games from 1986 to 2010.