Countdown to Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

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The Commonwealth Games have developed dramatically over the years, starting with only 400 athletes, 11 countries and six sports at the first ever games in 1930 AND Increasing to 7,000 athletes, 72 countries and 17 sports in the 2015 games.

The Commonwealth Games is the biggest international multi-sport event where our athletes are allowed to compete for the Isle of Man as an independent state, and despite a population of around  85,000, we have produced world class athletes and boast an impressive medal tally. The Island also has a proud history at the Commonwealth Youth Games.

The Isle of Man team selected to compete in Glasgow was the largest sent to any games.

The the Island was represented in nine sports.

Team selection took place on the 1st May 2014 and announced on the 8th May at a press presentation.

For more information on the individual sports please click on any of the sports listed.