Shooting sports have been contested at the Commonwealth Games at every games since 1966 with the exception of the 1970 Commonwealth Games. Events were open until they were segregated by gender in 1994 for pistol and most rifle events and in 2002 for trap and skeet events; the full bore rifle competitions remained open.

Editions

Games Year Host city Host country Best nation
VIII 1966 Kingston  Jamaica  Canada
X 1974 Christchurch  New Zealand  Canada
XI 1978 Edmonton, Alberta  Canada  Canada
XII 1982 Brisbane, Queensland  Australia  Australia
XIII 1986 Edinburgh  Scotland  England
XIV 1990 Auckland  New Zealand  Australia
XV 1994 Victoria, British Columbia  Canada  Australia
XVI 1998 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia  Australia
XVII 2002 Manchester  England  India
XVIII 2006 Melbourne, Victoria  Australia  India
XIX 2010 Delhi  India  India
XX 2014 Glasgow  Scotland  Australia
XXI 2018 Gold Coast, Queensland  Australia  India

Events

Men's events
Event 66 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06 10 14 Games
Current programs
50 metre free pistol X X X X X X X X X X X X 12
25 metre rapid fire pistol X X 2
10 metre air pistol X X X X X X X X X 9
50 metre small bore rifle prone X X X X X X X X X X X 11
50 metre small bore rifle three positions X X X X X X X X X 9
10 metre air rifle X X X X X X X X X 9
10 metre air rifle pairs X X X X X X X X X 9
Trap X X 2
Double trap X X X X 4
Skeet X X X X X X X X X X X 11
Past events
50 metre free pistol pairs X X X X X X X X 8
25 metre standard pistol X X X 3
25 metre standard pistol pairs X X X 3
25 metre centre fire pistol X X X X X X X X X 9
25 metre centre fire pistol pairs X X X X X X X X 8
25 metre rapid fire pistol pairs X X X X X X X X 8
10 metre air pistol pairs X X X X X X X X 8
50 metre small bore rifle prone pairs X X X X X X X 7
50 metre small bore rifle three positions pairs X X X X X X X X 8
Free rifle prone X 1
Free rifle prone pairs X 1
10 metre running target X X 2
10 metre running target pairs X X 2
Clay pigeon trap X X X X X X X X X 9
Clay pigeon trap pairs X X 2
Trap pairs X X X X X 5
Double trap pairs X X X 3
Skeet pairs X X X X X X X 7
Events 3 4 4 17 17 18 18 17 21 21 22 8
Women's events
Event 66 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06 10 14 Games
Current programs
25 metre sport pistol X X X X X X 6
10 metre air pistol X X X X X X 6
50 metre small bore rifle prone X X X X X X 6
50 metre small bore rifle three positions X X X X X X 6
10 metre air rifle X X X X X X 6
Trap X X 2
Double trap X X X 3
Skeet X X X 3
Past events
25 metre sport pistol pairs X X X X X 5
10 metre air pistol pairs X X X X X 5
50 metre small bore rifle prone pairs X X X X X 5
50 metre small bore rifle three positions pairs X X X X X 5
10 metre air rifle pairs X X X X X 5
Clay pigeon trap X X 2
Clay pigeon trap pairs X X 2
Trap pairs X 1
Double trap pairs X X 2
Skeet pairs X X 2
Events 10 10 16 16 12 8
Open events
Event 66 74 78 82 86 90 94 98 02 06 10 14 Games
Current programs
Full bore Queen's prize individual X X X X X X X X X 9
Full bore Queen's prize pairs X X X X X X X X X X X X 12
Past events
Skeet pairs X 1
Events 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2

All-time medal table

Updated after the 2018 Commonwealth Games

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Australia (AUS)706045175
2 India (IND)634428135
3 England (ENG)496067176
4 Canada (CAN)394038117
5 New Zealand (NZL)15162152
6 Scotland (SCO)13162251
7 Cyprus (CYP)115521
8 Singapore (SIN)105722
9 Wales (WAL)791127
10 Northern Ireland (NIR)53614
11 Malaysia (MAS)3101427
12 South Africa (RSA)213924
13 Bangladesh (BAN)2428
14 Isle of Man (IOM)1236
15 Guernsey (GUE)1225
16 Sri Lanka (SRI)1203
17 Hong Kong (HKG)1045
18 Jersey (JER)1012
19 Malta (MLT)0134
 Trinidad and Tobago (TRI)0134
21 Pakistan (PAK)0123
22 Papua New Guinea (PNG)0101
23 Namibia (NAM)0033
24 Jamaica (JAM)0011
Totals (24 nations)294295297886

Games records

2014:

References

  • "COMMONWEALTH GAMES MEDALLISTS - SHOOTING". gbrathletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 21 May 2010.