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Sports and Venues

Elite triathletes Simon Thompson, Emily Rooke and James AttardThe Melbourne 2006 Sports Program comprises 12 individual and four team sports, with a total of 24 disciplines to be contested at the XVIII Commonwealth Games.
  • Aquatics includes Diving, Swimming and Synchronised Swimming
  • Cycling includes Track, Road and Mountain Bike
  • Gymnastics includes both the Artistic and Rhythmic disciplines
  • Shooting includes Clay Target, Pistol, Small Bore and Air Rifle, and Full Bore Rifle.
The Sports Program for Elite Athletes with a Disability (EAD) will comprise 12 events across four sports - Swimming, Athletics, Table Tennis and Powerlifting - which will be integrated into the general Games competition schedule.

The Sports Program has been confirmed by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF).

Melbourne city and surroundsBrowse the competition venues and their locations throughout Melbourne and regional centres.Melbourne Cricket GroundFind out where the venues are, what sports are being held there, and the transport that will be available.
Royal Botanic GardensCheck out the Road events courses, view access information for residents, and discover the beautiful locations where they will take place.Elite athlete with a disabilityLearn how Elite Athletes with a Disability will compete at the Games and what sports will be contested.


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For further information please visit the following sites:
  • Commonwealth Games Federation.
  • Australian Commonwealth Games Association.
  • Office of Commonwealth Games Coordination.
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