Melbourne 2006: Celebrating 11 years since our last home Games

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M2006 FACTS

Today marks the 11th year since our last home Games.

In 2006, Australia proved its ability to successfully hold a large scale multi-sport event.

Australia produced its most fruitful Commonwealth team yet, winning 221 medals – 84 of them gold.

Today not only marks 11 years since our last Games, it also marks 385 days until our next.

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games || 4 – 15 April

 

‘United by the moment’

 

71 nations & territories

 

5766 athletes & team officials

Australia – largest team of 535

 

17 Sports

 

245 events

 

 

Re-live the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games

 

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