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2010 Commonwealth Games

The 2010 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XIX Commonwealth Games, were held
in Delhi, India, from 3 to 14 October 2010. A total of 6,081 athletes from 71 Commonwealth nations
and dependencies competed in 21 sports and 272 events. It was the largest international multi-sport
event to be staged in Delhi and India, eclipsing the Asian Games in 1951 and 1982.

The opening and closing ceremonies were held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, the main stadium
of the event. It was the first time that the Commonwealth Games were held in India and the second
time it was held in Asia after Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1998. The official mascot of the Games
was Shera and the official song of the Games, "Jiyo Utho Bado Jeeto", was composed by celebrated
Indian musician A.R. Rahman.

Sports
There were events in 21 disciplines across 17 sports for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

• Aquatics (details) • Cycling (details) • Netball (1) (details)


o Diving o Road • Rugby sevens (1)
o Swimming o Track (details)
o Synchronised • Gymnastics (details) • Shooting (44) (details)
swimming o Artistic • Squash (5) (details)
• Archery (8) (details) gymnastics
• Table tennis (7)
• Athletics (46) (details) o Rhythmic (details)
gymnastics
• Badminton (6) (details) • Tennis (5) (details)
• Hockey (2) (details) • Weightlifting (15)
• Boxing (11) (details) (details)
• Lawn bowls (6)
(details) • Wrestling (21) (details)
Medal table

Only the top ten nations by medal rank are shown in this medal table. Nations are ranked first by
count of gold medals, then silver medals, then bronze medals. For the full medal table, see the main
article.

Host nation India


Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Australia 74 55 48 177
2 India 38 27 36 101
3 England 37 60 46 143
4 Canada 26 17 33 76
5 South Africa 12 11 10 33
6 Kenya 12 11 9 32
7 Malaysia 12 10 14 36
8 Singapore 11 11 9 31
9 Nigeria 11 8 14 33
10 Scotland 9 10 7 26
Total 272 274 282 828[50]