1990 Commonwealth Games

The 1990 Commonwealth Games were held in Auckland, New Zealand from 24 January 3 February 1990. It was the 14th Commonwealth Games, and part of New Zealand's 1990 sesquicentennial celebrations. Participants competed in ten sports: athletics, aquatics, badminton, boxing, cycling, gymnastics, judo, lawn bowls, shooting and weightlifting. Netball[1] and the Triathlon were demonstration events.

XIV Commonwealth Games
Host cityAuckland, New Zealand
MottoThis is the Moment
Nations participating55
Athletes participating2,074
Events213 events in 10 sports
Opening ceremony24 January
Closing ceremony3 February
Officially opened byPrince Edward
Officially closed byElizabeth II
Queen's Baton Final RunnerMark Todd and Peter Snell
Main venueMount Smart Stadium
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The main venue was the Mount Smart Stadium.


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