When is the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony?

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The Closing Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games takes place at Alexander Stadium

Over 5,000 athletes from 72 different countries and territories have gathered in Birmingham to celebrate the sport.

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There are a total of 19 sports and eight parasports at this year’s Games, making it the largest sports program ever for the Commonwealth Games.

This year’s games will be unforgettable for many athletes who have won medals for their country, but when will they end and how can you watch the closing ceremony?

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Here’s everything you need to know.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham (Getty Images)

When is the 2022 Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony?

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The Closing Ceremony of the 22nd Commonwealth Games will take place on Monday (8 August) at Alexander Stadium.

The stadium also hosted the opening ceremony and athletics events.

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When is the 2022 Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony?

The Closing Ceremony will be held on August 8th from 8pm to 10pm (BST) at Alexander Stadium.

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What happens at the Closing Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games?

The Closing Ceremony marks the conclusion of the Commonwealth Games.

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Unlike the Opening Ceremony, which had no sporting events on the day of the show, the Closing Ceremony takes place at the end of an action-packed day of sporting events.

During the ceremony, the Queen’s baton will be handed over to the hostess of 2026, Victoria in Australia.

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The games are expected to end with a bang, but the exact details of the closing ceremony are yet to be revealed.

The opening ceremony, held on Thursday July 28, was packed with references to Birmingham culture and history, including a giant rampaging bull, a 72-car Union Jack and a powerful speech from activist Malala Yousafzai.

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How to watch the Closing Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2022

The BBC will cover the closing ceremony.

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Throughout the duration of the Commonwealth Games, they show over 200 hours of sporting action in up to 11 live streams.

The closing ceremony will be broadcast on BBC One and can also be streamed on BBC iPLayer and the BBC Sport website.

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