Sri Lanka at the Commonwealth Games

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Sri Lanka at the
Commonwealth Games
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg
CGF code SRI
CGA National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka
Website srilankaolympic.org
Medals
Ranked 27th
Gold
4
Silver
8
Bronze
8
Total
20
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)
British Empire Games
British Empire and Commonwealth Games
British Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games

Sri Lanka have participated in all but three Commonwealth Games since 1938, with the only ones missed being the 1954, 1974 and 1986 Games. Sri Lanka have won seventeen medals at the Games, but had a 44-year medal drought spanning 1950 to 1994. Until 1974, Sri Lanka competed under the name Ceylon.


List of Games Bids

Year Bid Host City, Province
2018 Commonwealth Games Hambantota, Southern Province

Overall Medal Tally

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1930 Hamilton did not attend
1934 London did not attend
1938 Sydney[1] 1 0 0 1
1950 Auckland[2] 1 2 1 4
1954 Vancouver did not attend
1958 Cardiff[2] 0 0 0 0
1962 Perth[2] 0 0 0 0
1966 Kingston[2] 0 0 0 0
1970 Edinburgh[2] 0 0 0 0
1974 Christchurch did not attend
1978 Edmonton 0 0 0 0
1982 Brisbane 0 0 0 0
1986 Edinburgh did not attend
1990 Auckland 0 0 0 0
1994 Victoria 1 2 0 3
1998 Kuala Lumpur 0 1 1 2
2002 Manchester 0 0 0 0
2006 Melbourne 1 0 0 1
2010 Delhi 0 1 1 2
2014 Glasgow 0 1 0 1
2018 Gold Coast 0 1 5 6
Total 4 8 8 20

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Gold Barney Henricus 1938 Sydney Boxing Featherweight (57 kg)
 Gold Duncan White 1950 Auckland Athletics Men's 440 yards hurdles
 Gold Pushpamali Ramanayake
Malee Wickremasinghe
1994 Victoria Shooting Women's Air Rifle – Pairs
 Gold Chinthana Vidanage 2006 Melbourne Weightlifting Men's 62 kg
 Silver K. Edwin 1950 Auckland Boxing Flyweight
 Silver Albert Perera 1950 Auckland Boxing Bantamweight
 Silver Dodangoda Chandrasiri
Lakshman Rajasinghe
1994 Victoria Shooting Men's Small Bore Rifle, Prone – Pairs
 Silver Malee Wickremasinghe 1994 Victoria Shooting Women's Air Rifle
 Silver Sriyani Kulawansha 1998 Kuala Lumpur Athletics Women's 100 m hurdles
 Silver Chinthana Vidanage 2010 Delhi Weightlifting Men's 69 kg
 Silver Sudesh Peiris 2014 Glasgow Weightlifting Men's 62 kg
 Silver Indika Dissanayake 2018 Gold Coast Weightlifting Men's 69 kg
 Bronze Alex Obeysekere 1950 Auckland Boxing Welterweight
 Bronze Sugath Thilakaratne 1998 Kuala Lumpur Athletics Men's 400 m
 Bronze Sudesh Peiris 2010 Delhi Weightlifting Men's 62 kg
 Bronze Chaturanga Lakmal 2018 Gold Coast Weightlifting Men's 56 kg
 Bronze Dinusha Gomes 2018 Gold Coast Weightlifting Women's 48 kg
 Bronze Anusha Koddithuwakku 2018 Gold Coast Boxing Women's 48 kg
 Bronze Thiwanka Ranasinghe 2018 Gold Coast Boxing Men's 49 kg
 Bronze Vidanalange Bandara 2018 Gold Coast Boxing Men's 52 kg

Source:[3]

Overall Medal Tally by Sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Boxing 1 2 4 7
Shooting 1 2 0 3
Athletics 1 1 1 3
Weightlifting 1 3 3 7
Total 4 8 8 20

Numbers of athletes and sports

This list shows the total number of athletes, male and female, and the total sports they were selected to compete in.

Year Athletes Male Female Sports
2014 103
2010 93 73 20 14
2006 67
2002 56 31 25
1998
1994
1990
1982
1978
1970
1966
1962
1958
1950
1938

External links

  • Commonwealth Games Federation
  • Australian Commonwealth Games Association
  • Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018

Notes

  1. ^ This participation was as British Ceylon.
  2. ^ a b c d e This participation was as Dominion of Ceylon.
  3. ^ "Lanka confident of delivering World Cup venues on schedule". sundaytimes.lk. 

References

  • Official results by country
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