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1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games

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Host city  Kingston, Jamaica
Athletes participating  1,316 (inc. officials)
Closing ceremony  13 August 1966
Nations participating  34
Opening ceremony  4 August 1966
1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games
Events  110 events in 10 sports

The 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games were held in Kingston, Jamaica, from 4 to 13 August 1966. This was the first time that the Games had been held outside the so-called White Dominions. Kingston was elected host in Rome, Italy at the 1960 Summer Olympics. The vote was Kingston: 17, Edinburgh, Scotland: 12 and Salisbury, Rhodesia: 5. Jamaica remains the only host nation of a Commonwealth Games that did not win at least one gold medal in its own games.

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Participating teams

34 teams were represented at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games.
(Teams competing for the first time are shown in bold).

Swimming

Men's events
Women's events

References

1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Wikipedia


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