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What countries participated in the 1978 Commonwealth Games?

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July 06, 2009 11:04AM

The XI Games was the first to bear the current day name of the Commonwealth Games. Forty-six countries sent a total of 1,474 athletes and 504 officials to the Edmonton Games. As host nation, Canada also topped the medal table for the first time. Ten sports were featured at the Edmonton Games - athletics, badminton, boxing, cycling, gymnastics, lawn bowls, shooting, swimming and diving, weightlifting and wrestling. The countries competing were: * Antigua & Barbuda * Australia * Bahamas * Bangladesh * Barbados * Belize * Bermuda * Canada * Cayman Islands * Cook Islands * Cyprus * England * Fiji * Ghana * Gibraltar * Grenada * Guernsey * Guyana * Hong Kong * India * Isle of Man * Jamaica * Jersey * Kenya * Lesotho * Malawi * Malaysia * Mauritius * New Zealand * Northern Ireland * Papua New Guinea * Samoa * Scotland * Sierra Leone * Singapore * Sri Lanka * St. Kitts & Nevis * St. Lucia * St. Vincent & The Grenadines * Swaziland * Tanzania * The Gambia * Trinidad & Tobago * Turks & Caicos Islands * Wales * Zambia * Zimbabwe