Glasgow 2014 was the first time that Women’s Boxing was included on the sport programme at a Commonwealth Games. Women athletes competed in the Flyweight (51kg), Lightweight (60kg) and Middleweight (75kg) categories.
In which year women’s boxing was introduced in Commonwealth Games?
Boxing has been held at the Commonwealth Games since its first edition in 1930, when it was known as the British Empire Games. Women’s boxing was only introduced at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Is there boxing in the Commonwealth Games?
Boxing is one of the sports at the quadrennial Commonwealth Games competition. It has been a Commonwealth Games sport since the inaugural edition of the event’s precursor, the 1930 British Empire Games. It is a core sport and must be included in the sporting programme of each edition of the Games.
What did the Commonwealth Games used to be called?
From 1930 to 1950 the Games were known as the British Empire Games, from 1954 until 1966 the British Empire and Commonwealth Games, and from 1970 to 1974 they took on the title of British Commonwealth Games.
Which of the following was the mascot of 2014 Commonwealth Games?
Clyde was the official mascot of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Clyde is an anthropomorphic thistle (the floral emblem of Scotland) and is named after the River Clyde which flows through the centre of Glasgow.
What sports are included in the Commonwealth Games?
Aquatics, Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Bowls, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Netball, Rugby 7s, Shooting, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weight Lifting, Wrestling.
Who hosted 2010 Commonwealth Games?
The vibrant city of New Delhi, home to 14 million people, hosted the Commonwealth Games in October 2010. This was the first time India has hosted the Games and only the second time the event has been held in Asia (Kuala Lumpur in 1998 was the first).
Where are the 2022 Commonwealth Games?
Taking place from 28 July to 8 August, Birmingham 2022 is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to showcase the West Midlands on a global stage.