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1978 Commonwealth Games

Index 1978 Commonwealth Games

The 1978 Commonwealth Games were held in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada from 3 to 12 August 1978, two years after the 1976 Summer Olympics were held in Montreal, Quebec. [1]

159 relations: Adrian Kebbe, Alberta, Alister Allan, Ami Ghia, Andrew Astbury, Andy Drzewiecki, Anne Statt, Anthony Cuff, Apartheid, Argyll Velodrome, Azumah Nelson, Barbara Sutton, Barry McGuigan, Becky Smith, Bertram Manhin, Beverly Boys, Bill Sawchuk, Billy Gilliland, Bob Edmond, Brian Marsden (weightlifter), Carol Klimpel, Cheryl Gibson, Chris Snode, Clare Drake Arena, Colin Fitzgerald, Commonwealth Games, Commonwealth Stadium (Edmonton), Dan Thompson (swimmer), Dave Le Grys, David Dunne (swimmer), David Eddy (badminton), David Weller, Debbie Rudd, Derek Talbot, Desmond Vamplew, Diane Jones-Konihowski, Don Wagstaff, Duncan Goodhew, Eddie Arnold, Edmonton, Edmonton Gardens, Edward Jans, Egon Beiler, Ekambaram Karunakaran, Elfi Schlegel, Elizabeth II, Fullbore target rifle, Gail Amundrud, Garry Bell, Gary Abraham, ..., Gary Hurring, Gary MacDonald (swimmer), Gary Sutton, George Nagy, Glen Mitchell (British cyclist), Glenda Robertson, Glenn Patching, Gordon Singleton, Graeme Brewer, Graham Smith (Canadian swimmer), Hélène Boivin, Hugh Russell, Ian Clyde, Idi Amin, Jack Swart, Jane Webster, Janet Nutter, Joanna Sime, Jocelyn Lovell, Joe Neville, John Cooke (sport shooter), John Mills (swimmer), John Primrose (sport shooter), John Sichula, John Woolley (sport shooter), Jules Sobrian, Karen Bridge, Karen Kelsall, Kartar Singh, Kaye Lovatt, Kelly Perlette, Kenrick Tucker, Kevin Burns (swimmer), Kevin Nichols, Kinsmen Field House, Leeds, Linda Hanel, Lindsay Spencer (swimmer), Lisa Borsholt, Lisa Curry, Lisa Forrest, Margaret Kelly (swimmer), Marian Stuart, Martin Smith (swimmer), Max Metzker, Michelle Ford, Mick Pikos, Mike McCallum, Mike Tredgett, Monica Goermann, Montreal, Munich, Neil Lyster, Nigeria, Nora Perry, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Northlands Coliseum, Ong Beng Teong, Paul Bentley, Paul Moorfoot, Paul Naisby, Peter Dawson (swimmer), Peter Szmidt, Phil Anderson (cyclist), Philip Hubble, Philip McElwaine, Pierre Harvey, Prakash Padukone, Precious McKenzie, Rajinder Singh (wrestler), Ray Stevens (badminton), Ray Takahashi, Rebecca Perrott, Richard Betham, Richard Burrell (swimmer), Robert Kabbas, Robin Corsiglia, Roger Fortin, Ron Boyle, Ron McKeon, Rosemary Brown (swimmer), Russ Prior, Satpal Singh, Saw Swee Leong, Scott Cranham, Shane Sutton, Sharron Davies, Simon Gray (swimmer), Stephen Muchoki, Steve Goodall, Sudesh Kumar, Sue Jenner, Sylvia Ng, Terry Rumbel, Tony Doyle (cyclist), Tracey Wickham, Trevor Gadd, Tumat Sugolik, Uganda, University of Alberta, Valerie Beddoe, Warwick Forbes, Wendy Clarkson, Wendy Quirk, Zsigmond Kelevitz, 1972 Summer Olympics, 1974 British Commonwealth Games, 1976 Summer Olympics, 1982 Commonwealth Games. Expand index (109 more) »

Adrian Kebbe

Adrian Kebbe (born 11 August 1958) is a retired Australian weightlifter.

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Alberta

Alberta is a western province of Canada.

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Alister Allan

Alister Millar "Jock" Allan (born 28 January 1944) is an Olympic medal-winning Scottish rifleman who represented Great Britain at five Olympics between 1968 and 1992 (1972 and 1980 excepted).

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Ami Ghia

Ami Ghia Shah (born December 8, 1956) is a former badminton player from Gujarat, India.

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Andrew Astbury

Andrew Astbury (born 29 November 1960) is an English former competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain at the Olympics and England in the Commonwealth Games in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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Andy Drzewiecki

Andy Drzewiecki (born Andrzej Drzewiecki 9 November 1947) is a former athlete, weightlifter and strongman from England.

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Anne Statt

Anne Statt (married Anne Skovgaard) is a retired female badminton player from England, who later started for Denmark.

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Anthony Cuff

Anthony Cuff (born 26 December 1957) is a New Zealand former cyclist.

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Apartheid

Apartheid started in 1948 in theUnion of South Africa |year_start.

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Argyll Velodrome

The Argyll Velodrome is an outdoor velodrome in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Azumah Nelson

Azumah Nelson (born 19 July 1958) is a Ghanaian former professional boxer.

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Barbara Sutton

Barbara Sutton is a retired female badminton player from England.

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Barry McGuigan

Finbar Patrick 'Barry' McGuigan MBE (born 28 February 1961) is an Irish retired professional boxer and current boxing promoter.

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Becky Smith

Rebecca Gwendolyn Smith (born June 3, 1959), later known by her married name Becky Wiber, is a Canadian former medley and butterfly swimmer who won the bronze medal in the women's 400-metre individual medley at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, finishing behind East German Ulrike Tauber (gold) and her Canadian teammate Cheryl Gibson (silver).

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Bertram Manhin

Bertram Manhin (born 6 July 1934) is a Trinidad and Tobago former sports shooter.

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Beverly Boys

Beverly Boys (born July 4, 1951) is a retired diver from Canada, who represented her native country in three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1968.

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Bill Sawchuk

William M. Sawchuk (born January 8, 1959) is a Canadian former swimmer, competing in the butterfly, freestyle and medley events during the 1970s and early 1980s.

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Billy Gilliland

Billy Gilliland (born 1957) is a former badminton player from Scotland who excelled from the mid-1970s through the mid-1980s.

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Bob Edmond

Bob Edmond (born 29 December 1948 in Scotland) is a former Australian sportsman who played Australian rules football with Carlton in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1960s and won two Commonwealth Games silver medals in weightlifting.

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Brian Marsden (weightlifter)

Brian Marsden is a weightlifter from New Zealand.

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Carol Klimpel

Carol Klimpel (born March 30, 1963) is a female former freestyle swimmer from Canada, who was chosen to represent her native country at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, but did not participate because of the United States-led Boycott.

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Cheryl Gibson

Cheryl Anne Gibson (born July 28, 1959), is a former competitive swimmer from Canada who won the silver medal in the women's 400-metre individual medley at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec.

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Chris Snode

Christopher Snode (born 23 March 1959) is a former World Cup Champion diver who represented Great Britain at the 1976 Summer Olympics, 1980 Summer Olympics, and 1984 Summer Olympics.

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Clare Drake Arena

Clare Drake Arena is a 3,009-seat multi-purpose arena in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Colin Fitzgerald

Colin Fitzgerald (born 26 November 1955) is an Australian former cyclist.

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Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games are an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations.

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Commonwealth Stadium (Edmonton)

Commonwealth Stadium, also known as The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium during Eskimos events, is an open-air, all-seater multipurpose stadium located in the McCauley neighbourhood of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Dan Thompson (swimmer)

Dan Thompson (born June 15, 1956) was a Canadian swimmer.

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Dave Le Grys

Dave Le Grys (born 10 August 1955) is an English track cyclist, World Masters track champion, and cycling coach who has competed at international level for his country, winning a silver medal in the tandem sprint with Trevor Gadd at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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David Dunne (swimmer)

David Michael Dunne (born 30 November 1955) is an English former competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada, where he won a bronze medal as a member of the third-place British team in the men's 4x200-metre freestyle relay.

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David Eddy (badminton)

David Eddy is a retired badminton player from England who won national and international titles from the late 1960s to the early 1980s.

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David Weller

David Weller (born 11 February 1957) is a retired Jamaican track cyclist.

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Debbie Rudd

Debbie Rudd (born 27 September 1959) is a British former swimmer.

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Derek Talbot

Derek Talbot MBE is a former English badminton player.

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Desmond Vamplew

Desmond Vamplew (born 20 August 1955) is a sport shooter from Canada.

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Diane Jones-Konihowski

Diane Jones-Konihowski, (born March 7, 1951) is a former Canadian pentathlete who was the 1978 Commonwealth Champion and won two gold medals at two Pan-American Games, as well as representing Canada at two Summer Olympics.

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Don Wagstaff

Don Wagstaff (born 24 July 1949) is an Australian former diver who competed in the 1968 Summer Olympics, in the 1972 Summer Olympics, and in the 1976 Summer Olympics.

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Duncan Goodhew

Duncan Alexander Goodhew, (born 27 May 1957) is an English former competitive swimmer.

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Eddie Arnold

Eddie Arnold (20 November 1949 – 2000) was a gymnast from Moston, Manchester, England who participated at the Munich Olympics.

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Edmonton

Edmonton (Cree: Amiskwaciy Waskahikan; Blackfoot: Omahkoyis) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Edmonton Gardens

The Edmonton Gardens was the first indoor hockey arena built in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Edward Jans

Edward Jans (born 17 August 1946) is a Canadian former sports shooter.

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Egon Beiler

Egon Beiler was born March 28, 1953 in Linz, Austria.

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Ekambaram Karunakaran

Ekambaram Kaunakaran (born 6 June 1954) is a former Indian weightlifter.

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Elfi Schlegel

Elfi Schlegel-Dunn (born 17 May 1964), née Elfi Schlegel, is a sportscaster for NBC Sports and a former college and national champion gymnast from Canada.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Fullbore target rifle

Fullbore target rifle (TR) is a distinctively British and Commonwealth of Nations shooting discipline that evolved from Service rifle (SR) shooting in the late 1860s, and is governed in the UK by the rules of the National Rifle Association, UK (NRA).

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Gail Amundrud

Gail Amundrud (born April 6, 1957) is a former competition freestyle swimmer from Canada.

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Garry Bell

Garry Bell (born 11 November 1952) is a cyclist from New Zealand.

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Gary Abraham

Gary Abraham (born 8 January 1959) is an English former competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics and FINA world championships, as well as England in the Commonwealth games, during the 1970s and early 1980s.

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Gary Hurring

Gary Norman Hurring (born 10 October 1961 in Auckland) is a former swimmer from New Zealand, who won the gold medal at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in the men's 200 metres backstroke.

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Gary MacDonald (swimmer)

Gary Wayne MacDonald (born December 15, 1953) is a freestyle swimmer from Canada, who won a silver medal in the men's 4×100-metre medley relay at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.

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Gary Sutton

Gary Sutton (born 27 March 1955) is a cycling coach and a former professional racing cyclist.

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George Nagy

George Nagy (born July 9, 1957) is a Canadian former competition swimmer who specialized in the butterfly events during the 1970s and early 1980s.

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Glen Mitchell (British cyclist)

Glen Mitchell (born 11 May 1958) is a British cyclist.

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Glenda Robertson

Glenda Robertson (born 7 March 1961) is an Australian former swimmer.

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Glenn Patching

Glenn Scott Patching (born 12 April 1958) was an Australian backstroke and freestyle swimmer of the 1970s and 1980s, who won the gold medal in the men's 100-metre backstroke event at the 1978 Commonwealth Games.

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Gordon Singleton

Gordon Singleton, (born 9 August 1956) is a past world-record holding Canadian cyclist.

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Graeme Brewer

Graeme Thomas Brewer (born 1 December 1958) is an Australian former freestyle swimmer of the late 1970s and early 1980s who won a bronze medal in the 200-metre freestyle at the 1980 Summer Olympics.

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Graham Smith (Canadian swimmer)

Donald Graham Smith (born May 9, 1958) is a Canadian former competition swimmer who won a silver medal in the men's 4x100-metre medley relay at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec.

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Hélène Boivin

Hélène Boivin (born 13 February 1959) is a Canadian former swimmer.

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Hugh Russell

Hugh Russell (born 15 December 1959 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a former Irish boxer.

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Ian Clyde

Ian Clyde (born May 15, 1956 in Verdun, Quebec) is a retired boxer from Canada, who represented his native country at the 1976 Summer Olympics.

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Idi Amin

Idi Amin Dada (2816 August 2003) was a Ugandan politician and military officer.

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Jack Swart

Jack Swart (born 1954) is a former New Zealand road cyclist.

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Jane Webster

Jane Webster is a retired English female badminton player noted for her strong and consistent shot-making.

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Janet Nutter

Janet Ruth Nutter (born April 2, 1953 in Montréal, Quebec) is a retired diver from Canada, who was supposed to represent her native country at the 1980 Summer Olympics, but failed to do so after the boycott.

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Joanna Sime

Joanna Sime (born 31 May 1962) was a Junior and Senior International Gymnast who represented Great Britain in the late 1970s.

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Jocelyn Lovell

Jocelyn Charles Bjorn Lovell (19 July 1950 – 3 June 2016) was a Canadian cyclist.

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Joe Neville

Joe Neville (born 6 January 1944) is a British former sports shooter.

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John Cooke (sport shooter)

John Cooke (17 March 1939 – April 2008) was a British sports shooter.

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John Mills (swimmer)

John Mills (born 28 March 1953) is a British former swimmer.

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John Primrose (sport shooter)

John Nairn Primrose (born 28 May 1942) is a Canadian trap shooter who competed at six Olympics from 1968 to 1992 (excluding 1980).

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John Sichula

John "Big Joe" Sichula (4 February 1955 — 1 October 1994 (aged 39)), was a Zambian amateur featherweight and professional super feather/light/light welterweight boxer of the 1970s and '80s who as an amateur qualified for (but withdrew from) the Boxing at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, won a bronze medal at featherweight at the 1978 All-Africa Games, won the silver medal at featherweight in the Boxing at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada losing the final against Azumah Nelson of Ghana, and as a professional won the African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight title, ABU super featherweight title, and Commonwealth Super featherweight title (3-occasions), and was a challenger for the All African Super Featherweight Title against Sam Akromah, his professional fighting weight varied from, i.e. super featherweight to, i.e. light welterweight.

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John Woolley (sport shooter)

Lawrence John Woolley(born 23 August 1950 in Melton Mowbray), known as John Woolley, is a sport shooter from New Zealand who has represented New Zealand at three Olympic Games and four Commonwealth Games.

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Jules Sobrian

Jules Sobrian (born January 22, 1935 in San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago), is a medical doctor, competitive marksman and author, who immigrated to Canada at the age of 21 and resides in Omemee, Ontario.

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Karen Bridge

Karen Beckman (Bridge) is a retired female badminton player of England.

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Karen Kelsall

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Kartar Singh

Kartar Singh (born 7 October 1953) is an Indian wrestler who won gold medals at the Asian Games in 1978 and 1986.

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Kaye Lovatt

Kaye Lovatt is a former British swimmer who competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics.

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Kelly Perlette

Kelly Perlette is a Canadian boxer, who fought southpaw.

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Kenrick Tucker

Kenrick Tucker (6 February 1959) is an Australian former cyclist.

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Kevin Burns (swimmer)

Kevin Burns (born 19 September 1955) is a British former swimmer.

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Kevin Nichols

Kevin John Nichols, OAM (born 4 July 1955 in Grafton, New South Wales) is a former track cyclist and Olympic gold medallist.

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Kinsmen Field House

The Kinsmen Field House is part of the Kinsmen Sports Centre - a multi-purpose sport and recreation facility located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Leeds

Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.

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Linda Hanel

Linda Hanel (born 17 October 1961) is an Australian former swimmer.

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Lindsay Spencer (swimmer)

Lindsay Spencer (born 12 November 1961) is an Australian swimmer.

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Lisa Borsholt

Lisa Borsholt (born 5 April 1962) is a Canadian former swimmer.

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Lisa Curry

Lisa Gaye Curry AO MBE (born 15 May 1962), also known by her married name Lisa Curry-Kenny, is an Australian former competition swimmer.

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Lisa Forrest

Lisa Marie Forrest (born 9 March 1964), Sports Reference.com, Retrieved 14 October 2011.

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Margaret Kelly (swimmer)

Margaret Mary Kelly, MBE (born 22 September 1956), later known by her married name Margaret Hohmann, is an English former competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics and FINA world championships, and competed for England in the Commonwealth Games.

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Marian Stuart

Marian Stuart (born 6 December 1954) is a Canadian former swimmer.

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Martin Smith (swimmer)

Trevor Martin Smith (born 10 January 1958) is a former English competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics, FINA world championships and European championships, and swam for England in the Commonwealth Games.

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Max Metzker

Maxwell Raymond Metzker (born 8 March 1960) was a South African-born long-distance freestyle swimmer who represented Australia in the late 1970s and early 1980s, who won a bronze medal in the 1500 m freestyle at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.

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Michelle Ford

Michelle Jan Ford, MBE (born 15 July 1962) is an Australian former long-distance freestyle and butterfly swimmer of the 1970s and 1980s, who won a gold medal in the 800-metre freestyle, bronze in the 200-meter butterfly, and 4th in the 400-meters freestyle at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.

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Mick Pikos

Mick Pikos (born 21 June 1954) is an Australian former wrestler who competed in the 1980 Summer Olympics and in the 1996 Summer Olympics.

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Mike McCallum

Mike McCallum (born 7 December 1956) is a Jamaican former professional boxer who competed from 1981 to 1997.

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Mike Tredgett

Mike Tredgett (born 1949) is a former English badminton player who specialized in doubles and played at the world level for more than a decade, winning numerous international men's doubles and mixed doubles titles.

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Monica Goermann

Monica Goermann (born September 1, 1964) is a Canadian gymnast.

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Montreal

Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.

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Munich

Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.

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Neil Lyster

Neil Lyster (born 2 December 1947) is a road and track cyclist from New Zealand.

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Nigeria

Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a federal republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north.

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Nora Perry

Nora Perry MBE (born 1954 as Nora Gardner) is an English former badminton player noted for her anticipation, racket control, and tactical astuteness.

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Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

The Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium is a performing arts, culture and community facility, located in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Northlands Coliseum

2007: $3.5 million($ in dollarsTotal cost:$122.9 million in 2016 dollars | architect.

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Ong Beng Teong

Ong Beng Teong (born 29 May 1962 in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Chinese: 王明忠) is a former badminton player from Malaysia.

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Paul Bentley

Paul Richard Bentley (born 25 July 1942) is a British stage, film and television actor, perhaps best known for playing the High Septon in the television series Game of Thrones.

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Paul Moorfoot

Paul Moorfoot (born 3 March 1960) is an Australian swimmer.

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Paul Naisby

Paul Naisby (born 18 July 1955) is a British former swimmer.

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Peter Dawson (swimmer)

Peter Dawson (born 2 April 1957) is an Australian former swimmer.

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Peter Szmidt

Peter Szmidt (born August 12, 1961) was a Canadian swimmer, competing in the freestyle events during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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Phil Anderson (cyclist)

Philip Grant Anderson (born 12 March 1958) is an Australian former professional racing cyclist who was the first non-European to wear the yellow jersey of the Tour de France.

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Philip Hubble

Philip C Hubble (born 19 July 1960) is an English former butterfly swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics and European championships, and England in the Commonwealth Games.

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Philip McElwaine

Philip McElwaine (born 5 December 1957) is an Australian boxer.

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Pierre Harvey

Pierre Harvey, (born March 24, 1957) is a Canadian sports athlete.

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Prakash Padukone

Prakash Padukone (born 10 June 1955) is a former Indian badminton player.

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Precious McKenzie

Precious McKenzie MBE (born 6 June 1936) is a South African-born former weightlifter who won Commonwealth titles representing both England and New Zealand and has won several World powerlifting and Masters World powerlifting titles.

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Rajinder Singh (wrestler)

Rajinder Singh (born 1 August 1954) is an Indian former wrestler born in Baroda village in Sonepat district.

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Ray Stevens (badminton)

Ray Stevens (born 23 June 1951) is a former English badminton player.

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Ray Takahashi

Ray Takahashi (born August 7, 1958) is a wrestler, judoka, coach, lecturer, and author who represented Canada in wrestling at the 1976 and 1984 Summer Olympic Games, the 1982 and 1983 Wrestling World Championships, the 1978 and 1982 Commonwealth Games, and the 1983 Pan-American Games.

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Rebecca Perrott

Rebecca Vivian Mary Perrott (born 20 June 1961 in Wellington, New Zealand) is a swimmer from New Zealand, who won the gold medal in the women's 200 metres freestyle at the 1978 Commonwealth Games.

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Richard Betham

Richard Betham is a Western Samoan former boxer who competed in the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Canada.

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Richard Burrell (swimmer)

Richard Burrell (born 22 March 1959) is a British swimmer.

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Robert Kabbas

Robert Kabbas (born 15 March 1955, in Alexandria, Egypt) is a retired weightlifter from Australia, who won the silver medal in the Lightheavyweight (82.5 kg) category at the 1984 Summer Olympics.

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Robin Corsiglia

Robin Marie Corsiglia (born August 12, 1962), later known by her married name Robin Scholefield, is a former competitive swimmer from Canada.

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Roger Fortin

Roger Fortin (born October 27, 1951 in Montreal, Quebec) is a retired boxer from Canada, who represented his native country at the 1976 Summer Olympics.

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Ron Boyle

Ron Boyle (born 25 August 1947) is an Australian former cyclist.

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Ron McKeon

Ronald John McKeon (born 6 February 1961) is a former competition swimmer who represented Australia in the 1980 Summer Olympics and 1984 Summer Olympics.

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Rosemary Brown (swimmer)

Rosemary Brown (born 11 April 1961) is an Australian swimmer.

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Russ Prior

Russel "Russ" Prior (July 11, 1949 – February 17, 2017) was a Canadian weightlifter, who represented Canada at international competitions.

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Satpal Singh

Satpal Singh (born 11 May 1955), also known as Guru Satpal, is a wrestling coach and former wrestler of India.

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Saw Swee Leong

Saw Swee Leong (born 16 July 1955 in Penang) is a former Malaysian professional badminton player.

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Scott Cranham

Scott Cranham (born September 8, 1954) is a Canadian diver, who represented Canada at the 1972 Summer Olympics, the 1974 British Commonwealth Games, the 1976 Summer Olympics and the 1978 Commonwealth Games.

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Shane Sutton

Shane Edwin Sutton OBE (born 13 June 1957 in Moree, New South Wales) is an Australian-born former professional racing cyclist turned cycling coach, whose last position was as Technical Director for British Cycling.

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Sharron Davies

Sharron Elizabeth Davies, MBE (born 1 November 1962) is an English former competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics and European championships, and competed for England in the Commonwealth Games.

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Simon Gray (swimmer)

Simon Gray (born 29 April 1959) is a British swimmer.

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Stephen Muchoki

Stephen ("Steve") Muchoki (born 23 December 1956) is a retired light flyweight boxer from Kenya, who had an excellent career (197 wins, three losses) as an amateur.

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Steve Goodall

Steve Goodall (born 28 October 1956) is an Australian racing cyclist, who won the 1978 Commonwealth Games Bronze Medal for the 1500 metres Tandem and placed 12th out of 30 competitors in the 1976 Summer Olympics 1000 metres Individual Time Trial.

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Sudesh Kumar

Sudesh Kumar (born 10 March 1950) is an Indian former wrestler who competed in the 1968 Summer Olympics and in the 1972 Summer Olympics.

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Sue Jenner

Susan Pamela Jenner (born 26 March 1960) is a British former competition swimmer who won a bronze medal in the 200-metre butterfly at the 1977 European Aquatics Championships.

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Sylvia Ng

Sylvia Ng Eng Meow (born 24 September 1949 in Johor Bahru) is a former badminton player from Malaysia.

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Terry Rumbel

Terry Rumbel (born 24 July 1951) is an Australian former sports shooter.

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Tony Doyle (cyclist)

Anthony Doyle MBE (born 19 May 1958) is a British former professional cyclist.

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Tracey Wickham

Tracey Lee Wickham (born 24 November 1962 in Rosebud, Victoria) is an Australian former middle distance swimmer.

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Trevor Gadd

Trevor Gadd (born 16 April 1952) is a former English track cycling champion, representing Great Britain and England at the 1976 Olympic Games, 1977 World Championships and 1978 Commonwealth Games.

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Tumat Sugolik

Tumat Sogolik is a Papua New Guinean athlete who competed in boxing in the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Canada.

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Uganda

Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda (Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East Africa.

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University of Alberta

The University of Alberta (also known as U of A and UAlberta) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Valerie Beddoe

Valerie Jane Beddoe, (née McFarlane, born 15 October 1960) is an Australian former diver who competed in the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympics, and in three Commonwealth Games.

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Warwick Forbes

Warwick Ian Forbes OAM (born 10 December 1951 in Sydney) is a former Australian men's gymnast and national gymnastics coach.

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Wendy Clarkson

Wendy May Carter Clarkson (nee Wendy Carter; born March 11, 1956, Glasgow, Scotland) is a Canadian badminton champion who was ranked third in the world in 1978 and also medalled or ranked at Canadian Open, national, Commonwealth Games and Pan Am Games.

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Wendy Quirk

Wendy Quirk (born May 29, 1959) is a former competition swimmer who represented Canada in international swimming events during the 1970s.

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Zsigmond Kelevitz

Zsigmond Kelevitz (born 1 January 1954) is an Australian freestyle wrestler who competed at three Olympic Games and three Commonwealth Games.

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1972 Summer Olympics

The 1972 Summer Olympics (German: Olympische Sommerspiele 1972), officially known as the Games of the XX Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in Munich, West Germany, from August 26 to September 11, 1972.

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1974 British Commonwealth Games

The 1974 British Commonwealth Games were held in Christchurch, New Zealand from 24 January to 2 February 1974.

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1976 Summer Olympics

The 1976 Summer Olympics, officially called the Games of the XXI Olympiad (French: Les XXIes olympiques d'été), was an international multi-sport event in Montreal, Quebec, in 1976, and the first Olympic Games held in Canada.

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1982 Commonwealth Games

The 1982 Commonwealth Games were held in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia from 30 September to 9 October 1982.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1978_Commonwealth_Games

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