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Encyclopedia > Wales at the 2006 Commonwealth Games

The squad to represent Wales at the 2006 Commonwealth Games was announced by the Commonwealth Games Council for Wales (CGCW) on 22 February 2006. It consists of 143 athletes (63 Women and 80 men); 85 fewer than the squad in 2002. The team will be captained by Dame Tanni Grey Thompson. Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson (b. ...

Wales first competed at the then British Empire Games in 1930, and is one of only six countries to have sent athletes to every Commonwealth Games. At the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England, Wales won 6 Gold, 13 Silver and 12 Bronze medals. Commonwealth Games is a multi-sport event held every four years involving the elite athletes of The Commonwealth. ... The 2002 Commonwealth Games were held in Manchester, England from July 25 to August 4. ... Manchester is a city in the North West of England. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...

Flag of Wales
Flag of Wales
Logo of Commonwealth Games Council for Wales
Logo of Commonwealth Games Council for Wales


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   Gold       Silver       Bronze    Total
Wales 0 0 0 0

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The Welsh squad for the 2006 Commonwealth Games is as follows:



  • 100m: Christian Malcolm
  • 200m: Christian Malcolm
  • 400m: Gareth Warburton
  • 400m hurdles: Matt Elias, Rhys Williams.
  • 4x400m relay: Gareth Warburton, Matt Elias, Rhys Williams, David Greene, Christian Malcolm
  • 1500m: James Thie
  • 5000m: Chris Davies
  • Long jump: Stephen Shalders
  • Triple jump: Stephen Shalders
  • High jump: Robert Mitchell
  • Pole Vault: Scott Simpson
  • 100m (Disabled): Neville Bonfield

Christian Sean Malcolm (born June 3, 1979) is a British athlete, specialising in the 200m. ...


  • 200m: Catherine Murphy
  • 400m: Catherine Murphy
  • 800m: Hayley Tullett
  • 1500m: Hayley Tullett, Natalie Lewis
  • 10,000m: Catherine Dugdale
  • High jump: Julie Crane
  • Hammer: Carys Parry, Leslie Brannen, Laura Douglas
  • Discus: Phillipa Roles
  • Marathon: Tracey Morris
  • 100m (Disabled): Beverley Jones
  • 800m (Disabled): Tanni Grey Thompson
  • Shot (Disabled): Julie Hamzah


  • Men’s Singles: Richard Vaughan, Martyn Lewis, Matthew Hughes, Jonathan Morgan
  • Men’s Doubles: Martyn Lewis, Matthew Hughes, Jonathan Morgan, James Phillips
  • Women’s Singles: Kelly Morgan
  • Mixed Doubles: Kelly Morgan, Richard Vaughan

Kelly Morgan (born 22 May 1975) is a female badminton player from Great Britain. ...


  • 48kg: Mohammed Nasir
  • 51kg: Christopher Jenkins
  • 54kg: Matthew Edmonds
  • 57kg: Darren Edwards
  • 60kg: Robert Turley
  • 64kg: Jamie-Lee Alger Rees
  • 69kg: Aaron Thomas
  • 91kg: Kevin Evans



  • Mountain bike cross-country: Steven Roach
  • Endurance: 20km scratch: Geraint Thomas, Matt Brammeier, Ross Sander
  • Endurance: 40km scratch: Geraint Thomas, Ross Sander
  • Endurance: 40km points: Matt Brammeier
  • Endurance: road race: Geraint Thomas, Julian Winn, Dale Appleby, Yanto Barker, Robert Partridge, Steven Roach
  • Endurance: time trial: Geraint Thomas, Julian Winn


  • Endurance: 25km points: Nicole Cooke
  • Endurance: road race: Nicole Cooke



  • Artistic: David Eaton


  • Artistic: Samantha Bayley, Lynnett Lisle, Rhian Pugh, Melaine Roberts, Jessica Gazzi
  • Rhythmic: Francesca Jones

Lawn Bowls

  • Men's singles: Robert Weale
  • Men's pairs: Jason Greenslade, Neil Rees
  • Men's triples: Andrew Atwood, Martin Selway, Kevin Wall
  • Women's singles: Betty Morgan
  • Women's pairs: Shirley King, Gillian Miles
  • Women's triples: Anwen Butten, Lisa Foray, Katharine Pearce


Jamilla Abbott, Rhiannon Ace, Sophie Baxter, Ursula Bowers, Suzanne Drane, Amanda Evans, Sara Hale, Lynda James, Rebecca James, Nicola Lewis, Anna Mayes, Nicola Szehofner

Power Lifting

  • Gideon Griffiths

Rugby Sevens

Richie Pugh (capt, Ospreys), Rhys Williams (Blues), Rhodri McAtee (Penzance), James Hook (Ospreys), James Merriman (Gloucester), Jonathan Edwards (Scarlets), Rhys Oakley (Dragons), Robin Sowden-Taylor (Blues), Wayne Evans (Blues), Gareth Baber (Dragons), Tal Selley (Scarlets), Jonathan Vaughton (Ospreys). Gethin Rhys Williams (born 23 February 1980 in Cardiff) is a Welsh rugby union player who plays for Cardiff Blues and has won 44 caps for Wales as a full-back and winger. ... Cardiff Blues (Welsh Gleision Caerdydd) are a Rugby Union team from Wales, playing in the Celtic League and European Rugby Cup/European Rugby Shield. ... The Llanelli Scarlets are a Rugby Union team from Wales, playing in the Celtic League and European Rugby Cup/European Rugby Shield. ... This article deals with dragons as dealt with in The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, a series of novels by Patricia Wrede. ...



  • Skeet: Malcolm Allen, Tony Grove
  • Trap: Mike Wixey, James Birkett-Evans
  • 10m air pistol: Ian Harris, Alan Green
  • 25m centre fire: Steve Pengelly, Alan Green
  • 25m standard pistol: Steve Pengelly, Alan Green
  • 50m pistol: Ian Harris
  • 10m: air rifle: Martyn Blake, John Croydon
  • 50m rifle 3 positions: Martyn Blake, John Croydon
  • 50m: rifle prone: Griff Morgan, David Phelps


  • Trap: Sarah Wixey
  • 10m air rifle: Jennifer Corish, Sian Corish
  • 50m rifle 3 positions: Jennifer Corish, Sian Corish
  • 50m rifle prone: Johanne Brekke, Ceri Dallimore


  • Full Bore(Queens Prize): Gareth Morris, Alexander Woodward


  • Men's singles: David Evans, Alex Gough, Gavin Jones
  • Men's doubles: David Evans, Alex Gough
  • Women's singles: Tegwen Malik
  • Mixed Doubles: Tegwen Malik, Gavin Jones


  • Men: David Davies, Thomas Haffield, Owen Morgan, Stuart Manford, David Roberts
  • Women: Jazmin Carlin, Bethan Coole, Julie Gould, Jemma Lowe, Lowri Tynan, Cari-Fflur Davies, Rhiannon Henry

David Davies (born March 3rd, 1985 in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom) is a British long-distance Swimmer. ...

Table Tennis

  • Men: Ryan Jenkins, Stephen Jenkins, Adam Robertson, David Buck.
  • Women: Bethan Daunton, Siwan Mair Davies, Naomi Owen, Claire Harris, Sara Head


  • Men: Marc Jenkins.
  • Women: Leanda Cave, Anneliese Heard, Helen Tucker


  • Men: Terry Perdue.
  • Women: Michaela Breeze, Kate Howard, Natasha Perdue.
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