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Encyclopedia > Athletics at the 2006 Commonwealth Games

The Athletics at the 2006 Commonwealth Games were held in the newly adapted Melbourne Cricket Ground, except for the racewalking and marathon which were held on street courses running through the city. The marathon began and ended in the Melbourne Cricket Ground. A womens 400m hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track. ... The 2006 Commonwealth Games were held in Melbourne, Australia between March 15 and March 26, 2006. ... “MCG” redirects here. ... Mens 20 km walk during the 2005 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki, Finland. ... Modern day marathon runners The word marathon refers to a long-distance road running event of 42. ...


medals by event

Men: 100 m | 100 m EAD | 110 m hurdles | 200 m | 200 m EAD | 400 m | 400 m hurdles | 800 m | 1 500 m | 3 000 m steeplechase | 5 000 m | 10 000 m | 4 x 100 m relay | 4 x 400 m relay | marathon | 20 km walk | 50 km walk | high jump | pole vault | long jump | triple jump | shot put | discus | seated discus EAD | hammer | javelin | decathlon


Women: 100 m | 100 m EAD | 100 m hurdles | 200 m | 400 m | 400 m hurdles | 800 m | 800 m EAD | 1500 m | 3 000 m steeplechase | 5000 m | 10,000 m | 4 x 100 m relay | 4 x 400 m relay | marathon | 20 km walk | high jump | pole vault | long jump | triple jump | shot put | Seated Shot Put EAD | discus | hammer | javelin | heptathlon


Athletics medal table by country

Pos Country: Gold Silver Bronze Total:
1 Australia 16 12 13 41
2 Jamaica 10 4 8 22
3 Kenya 6 5 4 15
4 England 6 4 8 18
5 South Africa 5 7 2 14
6 Canada 2 7 4 13
7 Nigeria 2 4 3 9
8 New Zealand 2 1 1 4
9 Uganda 2 0 0 2
10 Tanzania 1 0 1 2
11 Ghana 1 0 0 1
12 India 0 2 1 3
13 Bahamas 0 2 0 2
14 Wales 0 1 2 3
15 Scotland 0 1 1 2
16 Botswana 0 1 0 1
Grenada 0 1 0 1
Mauritius 0 1 0 1
19 Trinidad and Tobago 0 0 2 2
20 Cameroon 0 0 1 1
Cyprus 0 0 1 1
Mozambique 0 0 1 1
Seychelles 0 0 1 1
53 53 54 160

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100 m men

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Asafa Powell (JAM) 10.03 s
Silver Olusoji Fasuba (NGR) 10.11 s
Bronze Marc Burns (TRI) 10.17 s

The 100 metres at the 2006 Commonwealth Games as part of the athletics programme were held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday 19 March and Monday 20 March 2006. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Asafa Powell in 2006. ... Flag of Jamaica The Official Logo of the Jamaican Commonwealth Games Association Jamaica is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nigeria. ... Olusoji A. Fasuba (born July 9, 1980) is a Nigerian sprinter. ... Flag of Nigeria The Official Logo of the Nigeria Commonwealth Games Association Nigeria is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Trinidad_and_Tobago. ... Marc Burns (born January 7, 1983) is an athlete from Trinidad and Tobago specializing in the 100 metres and the 4x100 metres. ... Trinidad & Tobago CGA logo Trinidad & Tobago are fielding a team of 71 athletes to the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, taking part in ten disciplines including athletics, badminton, gymnastics, hockey, shooting, table tennis and triathlon. ...

100 m men EAD T12

Medal Athlete Results
Gold Adekunle Adesoji (NGR) 11.07 s
Silver Hilton Langenhoven (RSA) 11.22 s
Bronze Etinosa Eriyo (NGR) 11.43 s

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100 m women

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Sheri-Ann Brooks (JAM) 11.19 s
Silver Geraldine Pillay (RSA} 11.31 s
Bronze Delphine Atangana (CMR) 11.39 s

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100 m women EAD T37

Medal Athlete Results
Gold Elizabeth McIntosh (AUS) 14.38 s
Silver Katrina Webb (AUS) 14.51 s
Bronze Beverley Jones (WAL) 14.81 s

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110 m hurdles men

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Maurice Wignall (JAM) 13.26 s
Silver Chris Baillie (SCO) 13.61 s
Bronze Andrew Turner (ENG) 13.62 s


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Medal Athlete Time
Gold Brigitte Foster-Hylton (JAM) 12.75 s
Silver Angela Whyte (CAN) 12.94 s
Bronze deloreen Ennis-London (JAM) 13.00 s

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200 m men

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Omar Brown (JAM) 20.47 s
Silver Stéphane Buckland (MRI) 20.47 s
Bronze Chris Williams (JAM) 20.52 s

The 200 metres at the 2006 Commonwealth Games as part of the athletics programme were held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Wednesday 22 March and Thursday 23 March 2006. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Omar Brown (born 21 June 1982 in Trelawny) is a Jamaican sprinter. ... Flag of Jamaica The Official Logo of the Jamaican Commonwealth Games Association Jamaica is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mauritius. ... Stéphane Buckland (born June 20, 1977) is a Mauritian athlete competing in the 200 metres. ... Flag of Mauritius The Official Logo of the Mauritius Commonwealth Games Association Mauritius is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Christopher Williams (born 15 March 1972) is a Jamaican sprinter. ... Flag of Jamaica The Official Logo of the Jamaican Commonwealth Games Association Jamaica is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ...

200 m men EAD T46

Medal Athlete Result
Gold Francis Heath (AUS) 22.96 s
Silver David Roos (RSA) 23.12 s
Bronze Vitalis Lanshima (NGR) 23.16 s

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200 m women

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Sherone Simpson (JAM) 22.59 s
Silver Veronica Campbell (JAM) 22.72 s
Bronze Geraldine Pillay (RSA) 22.92 s

Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Sherone Simpson (born August 12, 1984) is a track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Jamaica. ... Flag of Jamaica The Official Logo of the Jamaican Commonwealth Games Association Jamaica is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Veronica Campbell (born May 15, 1982) is a Track and Field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Jamaica. ... Flag of Jamaica The Official Logo of the Jamaican Commonwealth Games Association Jamaica is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Geraldine Pillay (born August 25, 1977) is a South African sprinter who competes in the 100 and 200 metres. ... The Official Logo of the South Africa Commonwealth Games Association South Africa is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a ???-member strong contingent comprising ??? sportspersons and ?? officials. ...

400 m men

Medal Athlete Time
Gold John Steffensen (AUS) 44.73 s
Silver Alleyne Francique (GRN) 45.09 s
Bronze Jermaine Gonzales (JAM) 45.16 s

The 400 metres at the 2006 Commonwealth Games as part of the athletics programme were held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground from Monday 20 March to Wednesday 22 March 2006. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... John Steffensen (born August 30, 1982) is an Australian athlete, who specializes in 200 and 400 metres. ... Flag of Australia Australian Commonwealth Games Association logo for the Melbourne Games Australian commemorative coin for the 2006 games Australia at the 2006 Commonwealth Games will be represented by Australian Commonwealth Games Association the (ACGA), and abbreviated AUS. Athletes from Australia will gain automatic qualification in all sports due to... Image File history File links Flag_of_Grenada. ... Alleyne Francique (born June 7, 1976) is a Grenadian athlete who specializes in 400 Metres, his personal best being 44. ... Flag of Grenada The Official Logo of the Grenada Commonwealth Games Association Grenada is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Jermaine Gonzales (born November 26, 1984 in St. ... Flag of Jamaica The Official Logo of the Jamaican Commonwealth Games Association Jamaica is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ...

400 m women

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Christine Ohuruogu (ENG) 50.28 s
Silver Tonique Williams-Darling (BAH) 50.76 s
Bronze Novlene Williams (JAM) 51.12 s

Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... Christine Ohuruogu (born May 17, 1984) is a British sprinter. ... The flag of England Commonwealth Games Council for England logo for the Melbourne Games England at the 2006 Commonwealth Games were represented by the Commonwealth Games Council for England (CGCE). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Bahamas. ... Tonique Williams-Darling is a Bahamian athlete. ... Flag of Bahamas The Official Logo of the Bahamas Commonwealth Games Association The Bahamas is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising 28 sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Novlene Williams (born April 26, 1982 in Saint Ann, Jamaica) is a track and field athlete, competing internationally for the Jamaica. ... Flag of Jamaica The Official Logo of the Jamaican Commonwealth Games Association Jamaica is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ...

400 m hurdles men

Medal Athlete Time
Gold L.J. van Zyl (RSA) 48.05 s
Silver Alwyn Myburgh (RSA) 48.23 s
Bronze Kemel Thompson (JAM) 48.65 s

Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Louis Jacob van Zyl (born July 20, 1985) is a South African athlete competing over 400 metres hurdles. ... The Official Logo of the South Africa Commonwealth Games Association South Africa is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a ???-member strong contingent comprising ??? sportspersons and ?? officials. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... This is a list of African track and field athletes sorted alphabetically and including country and event. ... The Official Logo of the South Africa Commonwealth Games Association South Africa is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a ???-member strong contingent comprising ??? sportspersons and ?? officials. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Kemel Thompson (born September 25, 1974) is a Jamaican athlete who competes in the 400 metres hurdles. ... Flag of Jamaica The Official Logo of the Jamaican Commonwealth Games Association Jamaica is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ...

400 m hurdles women

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Jana Pittman (AUS) 53.82 s
Silver Natasha Danvers Smith (ENG) 55.17 s
Bronze Lee McConnell (SCO) 55.25 s

Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Jana Pittman Jana Pittman (born November 9, 1982 in Sydney) is an Australian athlete who specialises in the 200 m and 400 m hurdles events. ... Flag of Australia Australian Commonwealth Games Association logo for the Melbourne Games Australian commemorative coin for the 2006 games Australia at the 2006 Commonwealth Games will be represented by Australian Commonwealth Games Association the (ACGA), and abbreviated AUS. Athletes from Australia will gain automatic qualification in all sports due to... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... Natasha Tasha Danvers-Smith (born September 19, 1977, London) is a British hurdler. ... The flag of England Commonwealth Games Council for England logo for the Melbourne Games England at the 2006 Commonwealth Games were represented by the Commonwealth Games Council for England (CGCE). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Scotland. ... Lee McConnell (born October 9, 1978) is a Scottish athlete who competes in the 400 metres and 400 m hurdles. ... The Saltire: the flag of Scotland Commonwealth Games Council for Scotland logo for the Melbourne Games On 3 November 2005, the Commonwealth Games Council for Scotland announced that Scotland would be sending 166 athletes (104 men and 62 women) to compete in the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, supported...

800 m men

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Alex Kipchirchir Rono (KEN) 1:45.88 min
Silver Achraf Tadili (CAN) 1:46.93 min
Bronze John Litei Nkamasiai (KEN) 1:46.98 min

Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... born In kapchemanywes village, he attended school in Litein high school after completing her class 8 in Livingston primary school,Kameliel. ... Flag of Kenya The Official Logo of the Kenya Commonwealth Games Association Kenya is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Achraf Tadili (born July 8, 1980) is a Canadian athlete competing over 800 metres. ... Flag of Canada The Official Logo of the Canada Commonwealth Games Association Canada is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xxx-member strong contingent comprising 253 sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... John Litei (born 2 June 1983) is a Kenyan middle distance runner. ... Flag of Kenya The Official Logo of the Kenya Commonwealth Games Association Kenya is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ...

800 m women

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Janeth Jepkosgei (KEN) 1:57.88 min
Silver Kenia Sinclair (JAM) 1:58.16 min
Bronze Maria Mutola (MOZ) 1:58.77 min

Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Janeth Jepkosgei (born December 13, 1983) is a Kenyan middle distance runner. ... Flag of Kenya The Official Logo of the Kenya Commonwealth Games Association Kenya is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Kenia Sinclair (born July 14, 1980) is a Jamaican athlete competing over 800 metres. ... Flag of Jamaica The Official Logo of the Jamaican Commonwealth Games Association Jamaica is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mozambique. ... Maria de Lurdes Mutola (born October 27, 1972 in Maputo) is an athlete from Mozambique who has specialised in the 800 m. ... Flag of Mozambique The Official Logo of the Mozambique Commonwealth Games Association Team pin Mozambique was represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. ...

800 m women EAD

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Chantal Petitclerc (CAN) 1:48.98 min
Silver Eliza Stankovic (AUS) 1:49.62 min
Bronze Diane Roy (CAN) 1:53.76 min

Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Chantal Petitclerc (born December 15, 1969 in Quebec, Quebec) is a Canadian wheelchair athlete. ... Flag of Canada The Official Logo of the Canada Commonwealth Games Association Canada is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xxx-member strong contingent comprising 253 sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Flag of Australia Australian Commonwealth Games Association logo for the Melbourne Games Australian commemorative coin for the 2006 games Australia at the 2006 Commonwealth Games will be represented by Australian Commonwealth Games Association the (ACGA), and abbreviated AUS. Athletes from Australia will gain automatic qualification in all sports due to... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Diane Roy (born January 9, 1971 in Notre-Dame-du-Lac, Quebec) is a Canadian wheelchair athlete. ... Flag of Canada The Official Logo of the Canada Commonwealth Games Association Canada is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xxx-member strong contingent comprising 253 sportspersons and xx officials. ...

1 500 m men

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Nicholas Willis (NZL) 3:38.49 min
Silver Nathan Brannen (CAN) 3:39.20 min
Bronze Mark Fountain (AUS) 3:39.33 min

Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... Nicholas Wills is a New Zealand Athlete, in the 1500 metres, who was a gold medallist at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. ... Flag of New Zealand Commonwealth Games New Zealand New Zealand at the 2006 Commonwealth Games is represented by 255 athletes competing in over 19 disciplines. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Nathan Brannen (born 8 September 1982 in Cambridge, Ontario) is a Canadian middle distance runner. ... Flag of Canada The Official Logo of the Canada Commonwealth Games Association Canada is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xxx-member strong contingent comprising 253 sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Mark Fountain (born 10 March 1982) is an Australian middle distance runner. ... Flag of Australia Australian Commonwealth Games Association logo for the Melbourne Games Australian commemorative coin for the 2006 games Australia at the 2006 Commonwealth Games will be represented by Australian Commonwealth Games Association the (ACGA), and abbreviated AUS. Athletes from Australia will gain automatic qualification in all sports due to...

1 500 m women

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Lisa Dobriskey (ENG) 4:06.21 min
Silver Sarah Jamieson (AUS) 4:06.64 min
Bronze Hayley Tullett (WAL) 4:06.76 min

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3 000 m steeplechase men

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Ezekiel Kemboi Yano (KEN) 8:18.17 min
Silver Wesley Kiprotich Koech (KEN) 8:19.38 min
Bronze Reuben Kosgei Seroney (KEN) 8:19.82 min

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3 000 m steeplechase women

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Dorcus Inzikuru (UGA) 9:19.51 min
Silver Melissa Rollison (AUS) 9:24.29 min
Bronze Donna McFarlane (AUS) 9:25.05 min

Image File history File links Flag_of_Uganda. ... Dorcus Inzikuru Dorcus Inzikuru (born February 2, 1982 in Uganda) is an athlete competing in steeplechase. ... Flag of Uganda The Official Logo of the Uganda Commonwealth Games Association Uganda is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Melissa Rollison (born April 13, 1983 in Adelaide) is an Australian middle distance runner who specialises mainly in the steeplechase. ... Flag of Australia Australian Commonwealth Games Association logo for the Melbourne Games Australian commemorative coin for the 2006 games Australia at the 2006 Commonwealth Games will be represented by Australian Commonwealth Games Association the (ACGA), and abbreviated AUS. Athletes from Australia will gain automatic qualification in all sports due to... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Flag of Australia Australian Commonwealth Games Association logo for the Melbourne Games Australian commemorative coin for the 2006 games Australia at the 2006 Commonwealth Games will be represented by Australian Commonwealth Games Association the (ACGA), and abbreviated AUS. Athletes from Australia will gain automatic qualification in all sports due to...

5 000 m men

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Augustine Choge (KEN) 12:56.41 min
Silver Craig Mottram (AUS) 12:58.19 min
Bronze Benjamin Limo (KEN) 13:05.30 min

Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Augustine Kiprono Choge (born 21 January 1987) is a Kenyan long distance and middle distance runner. ... Flag of Kenya The Official Logo of the Kenya Commonwealth Games Association Kenya is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Craig Mottram is an Australian long distance and middle distance runner. ... Flag of Australia Australian Commonwealth Games Association logo for the Melbourne Games Australian commemorative coin for the 2006 games Australia at the 2006 Commonwealth Games will be represented by Australian Commonwealth Games Association the (ACGA), and abbreviated AUS. Athletes from Australia will gain automatic qualification in all sports due to... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Benjamin Limo (born August 23, 1974 in Eldoret) is a Kenyan middle distance runner. ... Flag of Kenya The Official Logo of the Kenya Commonwealth Games Association Kenya is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ...

5 000 m women

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Isabella Ochichi (KEN) 14:57.84 min
Silver Joanne Pavey (ENG) 14:59.08 min
Bronze Lucy Wangui Kabuu (KEN) 15:00.20 min

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10 000 m men

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Boniface Kiprop Toroitich (UGA) 27:50.99 min
Silver Geoffrey Kipngeno (KEN) 27:51.16 min
Bronze Fabiano Joseph Naasi (TAN) 27:51.99 min

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10 000 m women

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Lucy Kabuu (KEN) 31:29.66 min
Silver Evelyne Wambui Nganga (KEN) 31:30.86 min
Bronze Mara Yamauchi (ENG) 31:49.40 min

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4 x 100 m relay men

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Jamaica
Michael Frater
Ainsley Waugh
Chris Williams
Asafa Powell
38.36 s
Silver South Africa
Lee-Roy Newton
Leigh Julius
Snyman Prinsloo
Sherwin Vries
38.98 s
Bronze Canada
Charles Allen
Anson Henry
Nathan Taylor
Emanuel Parris
39.21 s

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4 x 100 m relay women

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Jamaica
Daniele Browning
Sheri-Ann Brooks
Peta Dowdie
Sherone Simpson
43.10 s
Silver England
Nwanyika Onuora
Kimberly Wall
Laura Turner
Emma Ania
43.43 s
Bronze Australia
Sally McLellan
Melanie Kleeberg
Lauren Hewitt
Crystal Attenborough
44.25 s

Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Daniele Browning (born August 29, 1981) is a Jamaican sprinter. ... Sherone Simpson (born August 12, 1984) is a track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Jamaica. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the  United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total 130... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Sally McLellan (born 19 September 1986) is an Australian athlete who specializes in the 100 metres and 100 metres hurdles. ... Lauren Hewitt (born November 25, 1978 in Warracknabeal, Victoria) is a track and field sprinter from Australia, who was the dominant female sprinter in 1999 on the domestic circuit, and made a splash on the international scene. ...

4 x 400 m relay men

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Australia
John Steffensen
Christopher Troode
Mark Ormrod
Clinton Hill
3:00.93 min
Silver South Africa
Jan van der Merwe
Ignitius Mogawane
Paul Gorries
L.J. van Zyl
3:01.84 min
Bronze Jamaica
Lansford Davies
Davian Clarke
Lansford Spence
Jermaine Gonzales
3:01.94 min

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4 x 400 m relay women

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Australia
Jana Pittman
Caitlin Willis
Tamsyn Lewis
Rosemary Hayward
3:28.66 min
Silver India
Rajwinder Kaur
Chitra Soman
Manjeet Kaur
Pinki Parmanik
3:29.57 min
Bronze Nigeria
Kudirat Akhigbe
Joy Eze
Folashade Abugan
Christiana Epukhon
3:31.83 min

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marathon men

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Samson Ramadhani Nyonyi (TAN) 2:11:29 h
Silver Fred Mogaka Tumbo (KEN) 2:12:03 h
Bronze Daniel Robinson (ENG) 2:14:50 h

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marathon women

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Kerryn McCann (AUS) 2:30:54 h
Silver Helen Cherono Koskei (KEN) 2:30:56 h
Bronze Elizabeth Yelling (ENG) 2:32:19 h
4th Place Tracey Morris (WAL) 2:33:13 h

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20 km walk men

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Nathan Deakes (AUS) 1:19:55 h
Silver Luke Adams (AUS) 1:21:38 h
Bronze Jared Tallent (AUS) 1:23:32 h

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20 km walk women

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Jane Saville (AUS) 1:32:46 h
Silver Natalie Saville (AUS) 1:33:33 h
Bronze Cheryl Webb (AUS) 1:36:03 h

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50 km walk men

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Nathan Deakes (AUS) 3:42.53 h
Silver Tony Sargisson (NZL) 3:58.05 h
Bronze Christopher Erickson (AUS) 3:58.22 h

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high jump men

Medal Athlete Height
Gold Mark Boswell (CAN) 2.26 m
Silver Martyn Bernard (ENG) 2.26 m
Bronze Kyriakos Ioannou (CYP) 2.23 m

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high jump women

Medal Athlete Height
Gold Anika Smith (RSA) 1.91 m
Silver Julie Crane (WAL) 1.88 m
Bronze Karen Beautle (JAM) 1.83 m
Bronze Angela McKee (NZL) 1.83 m

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pole vault men

Medal Athlete Height
Gold Steve Hooker (AUS) 5.80 m
Silver Dmitri Markov (AUS) 5.60 m
Bronze Steven Lewis (ENG) 5.50 m

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pole vault women

Medal Athlete Height
Gold Kym Howe (AUS) 4.62 m
Silver Tatiana Grigorieva (AUS) 4.35 m
Bronze Stephanie McCann (CAN) 4.25 m

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long jump men

Medal Athlete Distance
Gold Ignisious Gaisah (GHA) 8.20 m
Silver Gable Garenamotse (BOT) 8.17 m
Bronze Fabrice Lapierre (AUS) 8.10 m

Long jumper at the GE Money Grand Prix in Helsinki, July 2005. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ghana. ... Ignisious Gaisah (born July 20, 1983) is a Ghanaian athlete competing in the long jump. ... Flag of Ghana The Official Logo of the Ghana Commonwealth Games Association Ghana is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Botswana. ... Gable Garenamotse (born February 28, 1977) is a Botswanan long jumper who won has won two silver medals at the Commonwealth Games. ... Flag of Botswana The Official Logo of the Botswana Commonwealth Games Association Botswana is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising 23 sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Fabrice Lapierre (born 17 October 1983) is an Australian long jumper. ... Flag of Australia Australian Commonwealth Games Association logo for the Melbourne Games Australian commemorative coin for the 2006 games Australia at the 2006 Commonwealth Games will be represented by Australian Commonwealth Games Association the (ACGA), and abbreviated AUS. Athletes from Australia will gain automatic qualification in all sports due to...

long jump women

Medal Athlete Distance
Gold Bronwyn Thompson (AUS) 6.97 m
Silver Kerrie Taurima (AUS) 6.57 m
Bronze Celine Laporte (SEY) 6.57 m

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triple jump men

Medal Athlete Distance
Gold Phillips Idowu (ENG) 17.45 m
Silver Khotso Mokoena (RSA) 16.95 m
Bronze Alwyn Jones (AUS) 16.75 m

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triple jump women

Medal Athlete Distance
Gold Trecia Smith (JAM) 14.39 m
Silver Otonye Iworima (NGR) 13.53 m
Bronze Nadia Williams (ENG) 13.42 m

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shot put men

Medal Athlete Distance
Gold Janus Robberts (RSA) 19.76 m
Silver Dorian Scott (JAM) 19.75 m
Bronze Scott Martin (AUS) 19.48 m

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shot put women

Medal Athlete Distance
Gold Valerie Vili (NZL) 19.66 m
Silver Vivian Chukwuemeka (NIG) 18.75 m
Bronze Cleopatra Borel-Brown (TRI) 17.54 m

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discus men

Medal Athlete Distance
Gold Scott Martin (AUS) 63.48 m
Silver Jason Tunks (CAN) 63.07 m
Bronze Dariusz Slowick (CAN`) 61.49 m

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discus women

Gold: Elizna Naude (RSA) 61.55 m
Silver: Seema Antil (IND) 60.56 m
Bronze: Dani Samuels (AUS) 59.44 m

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hammer men

Gold: Stuart Rendell (AUS) 77.53 m
Silver: James Steacy (CAN) 74.75 m
Bronze: Christiaan Harmse (RSA) 73.81 m

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hammer women

Gold: Brooke Krueger (AUS) 67.90 m
Silver: Jennifer Joyce (CAN) 67.29 m
Bronze: Lorraine Shaw (ENG) 66.00 m

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javelin men

Gold: Nicholas Nieland (ENG) 80.10 m
Silver: William Hamlyn Harris (AUS) 79.89 m
Bronze: Oliver Dziubak (AUS) 79.89 m

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javelin women

Gold: Sunette Viljoen (RSA) 60.72 m
Silver: Image:Flag of Bahamas.svg Laverne Eve (BAH) 60.54 m
Bronze: Olivia McKoy (JAM) 58.27 m

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heptathlon women

Medal Athlete Points
Gold Kelly Sotherton (ENG) 6396
Silver Kylie Wheeler (AUS) 6298
Bronze Jessica Ennis (ENG) 6269

A heptathlon is a sportive contest made up of seven events (from the Greek hepta (seven) and athlon (contest)). More specifically, the term heptathlon refers to an athletic (track and field) event consisting of seven events. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... Kelly Sotherton Kelly Jade Sotherton (born 13 November 1976) is a British heptathlete. ... The flag of England Commonwealth Games Council for England logo for the Melbourne Games England at the 2006 Commonwealth Games were represented by the Commonwealth Games Council for England (CGCE). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Kylie Wheeler born 17 January 1980 in Perth Australia Kylie is a female Australian Heptathlete. ... Flag of Australia Australian Commonwealth Games Association logo for the Melbourne Games Australian commemorative coin for the 2006 games Australia at the 2006 Commonwealth Games will be represented by Australian Commonwealth Games Association the (ACGA), and abbreviated AUS. Athletes from Australia will gain automatic qualification in all sports due to... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... Jessica Ennis yo da mad respet to yours is own, jessica ennis. ... The flag of England Commonwealth Games Council for England logo for the Melbourne Games England at the 2006 Commonwealth Games were represented by the Commonwealth Games Council for England (CGCE). ...

decathlon men

Medal Athlete Points
Gold Dean Macey (ENG) 8143
Silver Maurice Smith (JAM) 8074
Bronze Jason Dudley (AUS) 8001

// The Decathlon Day 1: 100 m long jump shot put High Jump 400 m Day 2: 110m hurdles discus throw pole vault javelin throw 1500 m Decathlon sprouted from the ancient game pentathlon. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... Dean Macey (born: December 12, 1977) in Rochford, Essex, England is a decathlete. ... The flag of England Commonwealth Games Council for England logo for the Melbourne Games England at the 2006 Commonwealth Games were represented by the Commonwealth Games Council for England (CGCE). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Flag of Jamaica The Official Logo of the Jamaican Commonwealth Games Association Jamaica is represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a xx-member strong contingent comprising xx sportspersons and xx officials. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Flag of Australia Australian Commonwealth Games Association logo for the Melbourne Games Australian commemorative coin for the 2006 games Australia at the 2006 Commonwealth Games will be represented by Australian Commonwealth Games Association the (ACGA), and abbreviated AUS. Athletes from Australia will gain automatic qualification in all sports due to...

External links

  • Official 2006 Commonwealth Games athletics page
  • Official Athlete Weblog for Andrew Penn, England Team
  • Official Athlete Weblog for Niobe Menéndez, England Team

  Results from FactBites:
 
2006 Commonwealth Games at AllExperts (2994 words)
The Games were opened by Queen Elizabeth II, in her capacity as Head of the Commonwealth.
On 20 March 2006 it was reported that two athletes had gone missing from the Commonwealth Games village: Tanzanian boxer Omari Idd Kimweri and Bangladeshi runner Mohammad Tawhidul Islam.
These incidents were not without precedence: 27 athletes similarly disappeared from the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England (21 from Sierra Leone, 5 from Bangladesh and one from Pakistan), and over 80 athletes and officials overstayed their visas after the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.
Athletics Australia - Inspiring performances highlight 2006 for Australian Athletics (1282 words)
Speaking at the Annual General Meeting of Athletics Australia in Melbourne, Fildes acknowledged a huge amount or work remained to be completed but said the inspiring performances of Australia’s athletes during 2006 was the undisputed feature of a year marked by continued reform and a return to financial stability.
The athletics contingent of the Melbourne Commonwealth Games team numbered 122 athletes – the largest Australian track and field team ever where the average age of the team was 25.
This is not the case in athletics and we are continually reminded of the need to provide more and more resources to keep pace with the rest of the world.
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