Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 Sports List

How many sports are in the Commonwealth Games 2022?: The much-awaited sports event of the year, Commonwealth Games 2022 is all set to kickstart soon, this time to be hosted at Birmingham, where the best athletes from different corners of the world will execute their talent at this biggest sports platform.

Commonwealth Games is well known as the biggest sporting competition, taking place for 11 days across 12 sports programs. Compared to the 2018 Games, this time the viewers and spectators will experience a new sports category at the upcoming 2022 Commonwealth Games.

commonwealth games 2022 sports
commonwealth games 2022 sports list

Here we have compiled a full list of Commonwealth Games 2022 Sports List that will take place during the 11 days of competition so that you don’t miss the live-action of your favorite sports.

Commonwealth Games 2022 sports List

All the sports taking place at the Common Wealth Games are officially recognized and approved by the Commonwealth Games Federation. At every Commonwealth event, athletes compete in a total of 16 core sports and 4 core para-sports programs. Also, CGF allows the organizing committee to select various optional sports and disciplines for the athletes to compete in the Commonwealth sports programs.

Below is the list of 20 sports events to be played at the Commonwealth Games 2022:

  • Aquatics including Diving and Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • 3×3 basketball
  • Beach volleyball
  • Boxing
  • Cricket
  • Cycling  (Mountain biking, Road and Track)
  • Gymnastics (Artistic and Rhythmic)
  • Judo
  • Field hockey
  • Lawn bowls
  • Netball
  • Powerlifting
  • Rugby sevens
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling

Also, this new sports programs 3 x 3 basketball, and its wheelchair counterpart have been introduced for the first time at the 2022 Games. In the history of the Commonwealth Games, this is for the first time the 2022 edition will have the maximum number of sports events both for men as well as women athletes with disabilities.

Also See : List of Birmingham 2022 game venues

To ensure gender parity, the organizing committee has decided to hold separate events for disabled athletes and women-based events.

The 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games will be the largest ever female and para-sports event in history after Beach Volleyball, Women’s T20 Cricket, and Para Table Tennis fixed to be played at the upcoming Commonwealth Games.

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