Full list of country codes at Commonwealth Games 2022

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The 2022 Commonwealth Games will be held in Birmingham with the best athletes from around the world all vying for glory.

The competition brings nations together to celebrate sporting and human achievement. But the games have evolved dramatically since their inception in 1930. When the games were first established in 1930, 11 nations and 400 athletes took part in the game.

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Although there are 56 members of the Commonwealth of Nations, 72 teams are currently taking part in this year’s Commonwealth Games as a number of dependent territories compete under their own flag.

Among the participants in the Games is Guernsey, who clinched their first medal in 28 years at this year’s Games.

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Team Guernsey’s Lucy Beere acknowledges the crowd during the awards ceremony (Getty Images)

What does GGI mean?

GGY is used as an abbreviation to represent Guernsey at the Commonwealth Games. Guernsey is part of the Channel Islands.

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The Channel Islands are a group of British dependent islands in the English Channel off the coast of France. They are made up of Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, Herm and a number of smaller islands.

The UK is responsible for the islands’ defense and international relations. They are not considered members of the Commonwealth of Nations and are not part of the European Union. Guernsey has a self-elected government called The States of Guernsey and sports are registered with the Guernsey Sports Commission.

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Guernsey at the Commonwealth Games

Guernsey joined the Commonwealth Games in 1966 and first took part in the 1970 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh.

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They won their first medal in 1982 and have won a total of seven Commonwealth Games medals in their history. They have won one gold, four silver and two bronze medals.

Lucy Beere won a silver medal at this year’s Commonwealth Games, giving Guernsey their first taste of silverware at the competition since shooters Adrian Breton and Graham le Maitre won bronze 28 years ago.

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Complete list of country codes at the Commonwealth Games 2022

  • Anguilla-AIA
  • Antigua and Barbuda – ANT
  • Australia – OFF
  • Bahamas-BAH
  • Bangladesh – BAN
  • Barbados – BAR
  • Belize – BER
  • Bermuda-BIS
  • Botswana – BOT
  • British Virgin Islands – IVB
  • Brunei – BRU
  • Cameroon – CMR
  • Canada – CAN
  • Cayman Islands – CAY
  • Cook Islands – COK
  • Cyprus – CYP
  • Dominica – DMA
  • England (hosts) – ENG
  • Falkland Islands – FLK
  • Fiji – FIJ
  • Gambia – GAM
  • Ghana-GHA
  • Gibraltar – GIB
  • Grenada-GRN
  • Guernsey-GGY
  • Guyana – MAN
  • India – IND
  • Isle of Man – IOM
  • Jamaica – jam
  • Jersey – JEY
  • Kenya – KEN
  • Kiribati-Kir
  • Lesotho-LES
  • Malawi-MAW
  • Malaysia-MAS
  • Maldives – MDV
  • Malta – MLT
  • Mauritius – MRT
  • Montserrat MSR
  • Mozambique – MOZ
  • Namibia-NAM
  • Nauru-NRU
  • New Zealand – NZL
  • Nigeria – NGR
  • Niue-NIU
  • Norfolk Island – NFK
  • Northern Ireland – NIR
  • Pakistan – PAK
  • Papua New Guinea – PNG
  • Rwanda – RWA
  • St. Helena – SHN
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis – SKN
  • Saint Lucia – LCA
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – SVH
  • Samoa-SAM
  • Scotland – SCO
  • Seychelles – SEY
  • Sierra Leone – SLE
  • Singapore – SGP
  • Solomon Islands – SOL
  • South Africa – RSA
  • Sri Lanka – SRI
  • Tanzania – TAN
  • Tonga-TGA
  • Trinidad and Tobago – TTO
  • Turks and Caicos Islands – TCA
  • Tuvalu – MOT
  • Uganda – UGA
  • Vanuatu – VAN
  • Wales – WHALE
  • Zambia – ZAM

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