1986 Commonwealth Games

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XIII Commonwealth Games
1986 Commonwealth Games logo.svg
Host city Edinburgh, Scotland
Nations participating27
Athletes participating1,660
Events161 events in 10 sports
Opening ceremony24 July
Closing ceremony2 August
Officially opened by Elizabeth II
Queen's Baton Final Runner Allan Wells
Main venue Meadowbank Stadium
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The 1986 Commonwealth Games (Scottish Gaelic : Geamannan a 'Cho-fhlaitheis 1986) were held in Edinburgh, Scotland, between 24 July and 2 August 1986. They were the second Games to be held in Edinburgh.

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Organisation

Unlike the 1970 Games in Edinburgh, which were popular and successful, the 1986 Games are ill-famed for the wide political boycott connected with them and the resulting financial mismanagement. [1]

Controversies

Further controversy arose when it was revealed that through this much-reduced participation and the resultant decline in anticipated broadcasting and sponsorship revenues, the Organising Committee was facing a big financial black hole. The boycott ended any prospect of securing emergency government assistance. Businessman Robert Maxwell stepped in to offer funding, taking over as chairman; but although he promised to invest £2m, his contribution was just £250,000. On a budget of £14m, the Games opened with a deficit of £3m, which later grew to £4.3m, and instead of putting enough money into the event to save it, the new chairman of the Games asked creditors to forgo half the payment due to them to keep the event out of liquidation. The debt was finally paid off in 1989, with the city of Edinburgh losing approximately £500,000. [2]

Several participants were excluded because they breached the amateurism rules, most notably lawn bowlers Phil Skoglund from New Zealand and Willie Wood from Scotland, both of whom have competed in subsequent Games.

Participating teams

Due to the boycott only 27 teams from across the Commonwealth were represented at the 1986 Games.

Participating Commonwealth countries and Territories Commonwealth games 1986 countries map.PNG
Participating Commonwealth countries and Territories
Participating Commonwealth countries and territories

^  Note: Bermuda withdrew from the games to join the boycott after the opening day of competition. [3]

Debuting Commonwealth countries and territories

Boycott

1986 Commonwealth Games boycotting countries dark red 1986 Commonwealth Games (Edinburgh) boycotting countries (red).png
1986 Commonwealth Games boycotting countries dark red

Thirty two of the eligible fifty nine countries (largely African, Asian and Caribbean states) boycotted the event because of the Thatcher government's policy of keeping Britain's sporting links with apartheid South Africa in preference to participating in the general sporting boycott of that country. Consequently, Edinburgh 1986 witnessed the lowest turnout since Auckland 1950. [4] Bermuda was a particularly late withdrawal, as its athletes had appeared in the opening ceremony and in the opening day of competition before the Bermuda Olympic Association decided to formally withdraw. [5]

Commonwealth countries and territories that boycotted the Games

Opening ceremony

The theme of the opening ceremony celebrated the "Spirit of Youth" and included 6500 Scottish schoolchildren taking part in a series of large Mass Games-style Gymnastics routines. The theme song "Spirit of Youth" was written by Gerard Kenny. The ceremony began on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle from which hundreds of schoolchildren ran down the Royal Mile, through Holyrood Park to Meadowbank Stadium. [7]

Venues

Medals by country

  *   Host nation (Scotland)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of England.svg  England  (ENG)524349144
2Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)513431116
3Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  (AUS)404635121
4Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand  (NZL)8161438
5Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales  (WAL)651223
6Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland  (SCO)*3121833
7Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland  (NIR)24915
8Flag of the Isle of Man.svg  Isle of Man  (IOM)1001
9Flag of Guernsey.svg  Guernsey  (GUE)0202
10Flag of Eswatini.svg  Eswatini  (SWZ)0101
11Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg  Hong Kong  (HKG)0033
12Flag of Malawi.svg  Malawi  (MAW)0022
13Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana  (BOT)0011
Flag of Jersey.svg  Jersey  (JEY)0011
Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore  (SIN)0011
Totals (15 nations)163163176502

Medals by event

Aquatics

Athletics

Badminton

Bowls

Boxing

EventGoldSilverBronze
Light FlyweightFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Scott Olson  (CAN)Flag of England.svg  Mark Epton  (ENG)Ulster Banner.svg  Johnston Todd  (NIR)
Flag of Scotland.svg  Wilson Docherty  (SCO)
FlyweightFlag of England.svg  John Lyon  (ENG)Flag of Eswatini.svg  Leonard Makhanya  (SWZ)Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Kerry Webber  (WAL)
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Steve Beaupré  (CAN)
BantamweightFlag of England.svg  Sean Murphy  (ENG)Ulster Banner.svg  Roy Nash  (NIR)Flag of Scotland.svg  Glen Brooks  (SCO)
Flag of Jersey.svg  John Sollitoe  (JER)
FeatherweightFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Billy Downey  (CAN)Flag of England.svg  Peter English  (ENG)Ulster Banner.svg  Chris Carleton  (NIR)
Flag of New Zealand.svg  Johnny Wallace  (NZL)
LightweightFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Asif Dar  (CAN)Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Neil Haddock  (WAL)Flag of Malawi.svg  Lyton Mphande  (MAW)
Flag of England.svg  Joey Jacobs  (ENG)
Light WelterweightFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Howard Grant  (CAN)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  David Clencie  (AUS)Ulster Banner.svg  Brendan Lowe  (NIR)
Flag of Malawi.svg  Solomon Kondowe  (MAW)
WelterweightFlag of England.svg  Darren Dyer  (ENG)Flag of Scotland.svg  James McAllister  (SCO)Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  John Shaw  (CAN)
Ulster Banner.svg  Damien Denny  (NIR)
Light MiddleweightFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Dan Sherry  (CAN)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Rick Finch  (AUS)Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Glynn Thomas  (WAL)
Flag of Scotland.svg  Alec Mullen  (SCO)
MiddleweightFlag of England.svg  Rod Douglas  (ENG)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Jeff Harding  (AUS)Ulster Banner.svg  Patrick Tinney  (NIR)
Flag of Scotland.svg  George Ferrie  (SCO)
Light HeavyweightFlag of England.svg  Jim Moran  (ENG)Flag of Scotland.svg  Harry Lawson  (SCO)Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Brent Kosolofski  (CAN)
HeavyweightFlag of New Zealand.svg  Jimmy Thunder  (NZL)Flag of Scotland.svg  Doug Young  (SCO)Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Dominic D'Amico  (CAN)
Flag of England.svg  Eric Cardouza  (ENG)
Super HeavyweightFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Lennox Lewis  (CAN)Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Aneurin Evans  (WAL)Flag of England.svg  James Oyebola  (ENG)

Cycling

Track

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men
Time TrialFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Martin Vinnicombe  (AUS)00:01:06Flag of New Zealand.svg  Gary Anderson  (NZL)00:01:06Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Max Rainsford  (AUS)00:01:07
SprintFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Gary Neiwand  (AUS)Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Alex Ongaro  (CAN)Flag of Scotland.svg  Eddie Alexander  (SCO)
Individual PursuitFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Dean Woods  (AUS)00:04:44Flag of England.svg  Colin Sturgess  (ENG)00:04:51Flag of New Zealand.svg  Gary Anderson  (NZL)00:04:54
Team PursuitFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Glenn Clarke
Brett Dutton
Bill Hardy
Wayne McCarney
Dean Woods
00:04:27Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Gary Anderson
Russell Clune
Stephen Swart
Andrew Whitford
00:04:34Flag of England.svg  England
Chris Boardman
Gary Coltman
Rob Muzio
Jon Walshaw
Guy Rowland
overtaken
10 Miles (16 Kilometres) ScratchFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Wayne McCarney  (AUS)00:19:41Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Dean Woods  (AUS)00:19:41Flag of New Zealand.svg  Gary Anderson  (NZL)00:19:41

Road

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men
Road RaceFlag of England.svg  Paul Curran  (ENG)04:08:50Flag of New Zealand.svg  Brian Fowler  (NZL)04:08:50Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Jeff Leslie  (AUS)04:08:50
Team Time TrialFlag of England.svg  England
Alan Gornall
Deno Davie
Keith Reynolds
Paul Curran
02:13:16Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Blair Cox
Graeme Miller
Gregory Fraine
Paul Leitch
02:14:50Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland
Alastair Irvine
Cormac McCann
Joseph Barr
Martin Quinn
02:16:13

Rowing

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men
Single scullsFlag of England.svg  England
Steve Redgrave
7:28Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Richard Powell
7:33Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Eric Verdonk
7:39
Double scullsFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Bruce Ford
Pat Walter
6:19Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Paul Reedy
Brenton Terrell
6:21Flag of England.svg  England
Carl Smith
Allan Whitwell
6:34
Coxless pairFlag of England.svg  England
Andy Holmes
Steve Redgrave
6:40Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Barrie Mabbott
Ian Wright
6:43Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland
Ewan Pearson
David Riches
6:43
Coxless fourFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Grant Main
Kevin Neufeld
Paul Steele
Pat Turner
6:01Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Andrew Stevenson
Shane O'Brien
Neil Gibson
Don Symon
6:01Flag of England.svg  England
Graham Faultless
Richard Ireland
Mostyn Field
Humphry Hatton
6:06
Coxed fourFlag of England.svg  England
Martin Cross
Adam Clift
Andy Holmes
Steve Redgrave
Adrian Ellison
6:08Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Nigel Atherfold
Chris White
Greg Johnston
Bruce Holden
Andrew Bird
6:10Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Mark Doyle
James Galloway
Mike McKay
James Tomkins
Dale Caterson
6:11
EightsFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
James Galloway
Malcolm Batten
Andrew Cooper
Mike McKay
Mark Doyle
James Tomkins
Ion Popa
Steve Evans
Dale Caterson
5:44Flag of England.svg  England
John Garrett
John Maxey
Jonathan Spencer-Jones
Mark Buckingham
Patrick Broughton
Richard Stanhope
Stephen Peel
Terence Dillon
Vaughan Thomas
5:46Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Mike Burrell [8]
Neil Gibson [9]
Barrie Mabbott [10]
Shane O'Brien [11]
Andrew Stevenson [12]
Don Symon [13]
Carl Vincent [14]
Ian Wright [15]
Andy Hay (cox) [16]
5:48
Lightweight single scullsFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Peter Antonie
7:16Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Peter Tattersall
7:27Flag of England.svg  England
Carl Smith
7:27
Lightweight coxless fourFlag of England.svg  England
Christopher Bates
Peter Haining
Neil Staite
Stuart Forbes
6:26Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Simon Cook
Brian Digby
Merrick Howes
Joseph Joyce
6:28Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Dave Henry
Brian Peaker
Bob Thomas
Ryan Tierney
6:36
Women
Single scullsFlag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Stephanie Foster
7:43Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Lisa Wright
7:49Flag of England.svg  England
Gillian Bond
7:53
Double scullsFlag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Stephanie Foster
Robin Clarke
7:22Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Heather Clarke
Lisa Robertson
7:49Flag of England.svg  England
Diane Prince
Claire Parker
7:55
Coxless pairFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Kathryn Barr
Andrea Schreiner
7:35Flag of England.svg  England
Pauline Bird
Flo Johnston
7:42Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Catherine Hall
Alison Smith
7:53
Coxed fourFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Tina Clarke
Tricia Smith
Lesley Thompson
Jane Tregunno
Jenny Wallinga
6:50Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Deborah Bassett
Susan Chapman-Popa
Robyn Grey-Gardner
Marilyn Kidd
Kaylynn Fry
6:54Flag of England.svg  England
Joanne Gough
Ann Callaway
Kate Holroyd
Trish Reid
Alison Norrish
7:06
EightsFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Annelies Voorthuis
Deborah Bassett
Vicki Spooner
Margot Foster
Marilyn Kidd
Robyn Grey-Gardner
Susan Chapman
Urszula Anne Kay
Kaylynn Fry
6:44Flag of England.svg  England
Pauline Bird
Alison Bonner
Ann Callaway
Kate Grose
Joanne Gough
Kate Holroyd
Flo Johnston
Alison Norrish
Trish Reid
6:46Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Angela Schneider
Brenda Taylor
Carla Pace
Cathy Harry
Cathy Lund
Gill Saxby
Sandy Coppinger
Sarah Ogilvy
Susan Beck
NTT
Lightweight single scullsFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Adair Ferguson
7:45Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Philippa Baker
7:46Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Heather Hattin
7:52
Lightweight coxless fourFlag of England.svg  England
Alexa Forbes
Gillian Hodges
Lin Clark
Judith Burne
6:55Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Deborah Clingeleffer
Amanda Cross
Virginia Lee
Karin Riedel
7:00Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Anne Drost
Marni Hamilton
Marlene van der Horst
Wendy Wiebe
7:01

Shooting

Pistol

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men/Open
Free PistolFlag of New Zealand.svg  Greg Yelavich  (NZL)551Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Phil Adams  (AUS)
Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg  Ho Kar Fai  (HKG)
549
Free Pistol – PairsFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Tom Guinn
Claude Beaulieu
1099Flag of England.svg  England
Paul Leatherdale
Richard Wang
1090Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Phil Adams
Bengt Sandström
1085
Centre-Fire PistolFlag of England.svg  Bob Northover  (ENG)583Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Phil Adams  (AUS)582Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Rod Hack  (AUS)580
Centre-Fire Pistol – PairsFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Phil Adams
Rod Hack
1165Flag of England.svg  England
Bob Northover
Michael Cutler
1157Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Rex Hamilton
Barry O'Neale
1153
Rapid-Fire PistolFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Pat Murray  (AUS)591Flag of Guernsey.svg  Adrian Breton  (GGY)588Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Mark Howkins  (CAN)585
Rapid-Fire Pistol – PairsFlag of England.svg  England
Brian Girling
Terry Turner
1169Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Pat Murray
Jack Mast
1152Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Mark Howkins
André Chevrefils
1150
Air PistolFlag of New Zealand.svg  Greg Yelavich  (NZL)575Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Tom Guinn  (CAN)574Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg  Gilbert U  (HKG)574
Air Pistol – PairsFlag of England.svg  England
Paul Leatherdale
Ian Reid
1143Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Phil Adams
Bruce Favell
1143Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Greg Yelavich
Barrie Wickins
1140

Rifle

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men/Open
Small Bore Rifle, ProneFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Alan Smith  (AUS)599Flag of Scotland.svg  Alister Allan  (SCO)598Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Gale Stewart  (CAN)
Flag of Scotland.svg  John Knowles  (SCO)
597
Small Bore Rifle, Prone – PairsFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Michael Ashcroft
Gale Stewart
1175Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Donald Brook
Alan Smith
1171Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
Terry Wakefield
Colin Harris
1165
Small Bore Rifle, Three PositionsFlag of England.svg  Malcolm Cooper  (ENG)1170Flag of Scotland.svg  Alister Allan  (SCO)1167Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Jean-François Sénécal  (CAN)1150
Small Bore Rifle, Three Positions – PairsFlag of England.svg  England
Malcolm Cooper
Sarah Cooper
2278Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Jean-François Sénécal
Michael Dion
2276Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland
Alister Allan
Bill MacNeill
2241
Full Bore RifleFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Stan Golinski  (AUS)396Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Alain Marion  (CAN)396Flag of England.svg  John Bloomfield  (ENG)395
Full Bore Rifle – PairsFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Bill Baldwin
Alain Marion
583Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
James Corbett
Stan Golinski
583Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland
David Calvert
Martin Millar
582
Air RifleFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Guy Lorion  (CAN)588Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Sharon Bowes  (CAN)583Flag of England.svg  Malcolm Cooper  (ENG)582
Air Rifle – PairsFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Guy Lorion
Sharon Bowes
1167Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Wolfgang Jobst
Anton Wurfel
1151Flag of England.svg  England
Malcolm Cooper
Robert Smith
1146

Shotgun

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men/Open
TrapFlag of England.svg  Ian Peel  (ENG)195Flag of England.svg  Peter Boden  (ENG)192Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Roland Phillips  (WAL)192
Trap – PairsFlag of England.svg  England
Peter Boden
Ian Peel
185Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland
Tom Hewitt
Eamon Furphy
183Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Terry Rumbel
Domingo Diaz
183
SkeetFlag of the Isle of Man.svg  Nigel Kelly  (IOM)196Flag of England.svg  Joe Neville  (ENG)
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Brian Gabriel  (CAN)
195
Skeet – PairsFlag of England.svg  England
Joe Neville
Ken Harman
195Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Brian Gabriel
Don Kwasyncia
193Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
John Woolley
Jeff Farrell
189

Weightlifting

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men
Flyweight – OverallFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Greg Hayman  (AUS)212.5Flag of Scotland.svg  Charlie Revolta  (SCO)185Flag of Scotland.svg  Alan Ogilvie  (SCO)177.5
Bantamweight – OverallFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Nick Voukelatos  (AUS)245Flag of New Zealand.svg  Clayton Chelley  (NZL)217.5Flag of Singapore.svg  Teo Yong Joo  (SIN)215
Featherweight – OverallFlag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Ray Williams  (WAL)252.5Flag of Australia (converted).svg  David Lowenstein  (AUS)250Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Jeffrey Brice  (WAL)235
Lightweight – OverallFlag of England.svg  Dean Willey  (ENG)315Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Ron Laycock  (AUS)307.5Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Langis Côté  (CAN)290
Middleweight – OverallFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Bill Stellios  (AUS)302.5Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Louis Payer  (CAN)300Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Neil Taylor  (WAL)270
Light Heavyweight – OverallFlag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Dave Morgan  (WAL)350Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Robert Kabbas  (AUS)325Flag of England.svg  Peter May  (ENG)317.5
Middle Heavyweight – OverallFlag of England.svg  Keith Boxell  (ENG)350Flag of England.svg  David Mercer  (ENG)342.5Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Guy Greavette  (CAN)340
Sub Heavyweight – OverallFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Denis Garon  (CAN)360Flag of England.svg  Duncan Dawkins  (ENG)332.5Flag of England.svg  Andrew Saxton  (ENG)327.5
Heavyweight – OverallFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Kevin Roy  (CAN)375Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Gino Frantangelo  (AUS)372.5Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Andrew Davies  (WAL)370
Super Heavyweight – OverallFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Dean Lukin  (AUS)392.5Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  David Bolduc  (CAN)347.5Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Charles Garzarella  (AUS)342.5

Wrestling

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men
Light FlyweightFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Ron Moncur  (CAN)Flag of England.svg  Duncan Burns  (ENG)Flag of Scotland.svg  David Connelly  (SCO)
FlyweightFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Chris Woodcroft  (CAN)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  James McAlary  (AUS)Flag of England.svg  Nigel Donohue  (ENG)
BantamweightFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Mitch Ostberg  (CAN)Flag of New Zealand.svg  Steve Reinsfield  (NZL)Flag of England.svg  Brian Aspen  (ENG)
FeatherweightFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Paul Hughes  (CAN)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Dan Cumming  (AUS)Flag of New Zealand.svg  Stephen Bell  (NZL)
LightweightFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Dave McKay  (CAN)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Zsigmund Kelevitz  (AUS)Flag of England.svg  Steve Cooper  (ENG)
WelterweightFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Gary Holmes  (CAN)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Geoffrey Marsh  (AUS)Flag of England.svg  Fitz Walker  (ENG)
MiddleweightFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Chris Rinke  (CAN)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Wally Koenig  (AUS)Flag of England.svg  Tony Bull  (ENG)
Light HeavyweightFlag of England.svg  Noel Loban  (ENG)Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Doug Cox  (CAN)Flag of Scotland.svg  Graeme English  (SCO)
HeavyweightFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Clark Davis  (CAN)Flag of New Zealand.svg  Robert Algie  (NZL)Flag of England.svg  David Kilpin  (ENG)
Super HeavyweightFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Wayne Brightwell  (CAN)Flag of Scotland.svg  Albert Patrick  (SCO)Flag of England.svg  Keith Peache  (ENG)

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Preceded by
Brisbane
Commonwealth Games
Edinburgh
XIII Commonwealth Games
Succeeded by
Auckland