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Countries and Territories


The Commonwealth Games Federation has 72 members - split into the six regions of Africa, Americas, Asia, Caribbean, Europe and Oceania.

In the build-up to Birmingham 2022, insidethegames will be speaking to the Chef de Missions of each team as they look forward to the Games.

Click on the pin to see the interview.

As each Chef de Mission piece is completed, we will be adding it to their marker.

 


Birmingham 2022 Chef de Mission interviews


Malaysia

Malaysia

Malaysia's Chef de Mission for Birmingham 2022 is a rugby man, and clearly remembers his country going up against the might of New Zealand at their home Kuala Lumpur 1998 Commonwealth Games.


Uganda

Uganda

When Joshua Cheptegei crossed the line first to win gold in the 5,000 metres at Tokyo 2020, he confirmed Uganda's best-ever Olympic performance.



Guernsey

Guernsey

Some athletes will only learn if they are heading to the Commonwealth Games at the last moment, but that won't be the case in Guernsey.


Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

Alison Moffitt-Robinson will be the first female Chef de Mission in Northern Ireland's Commonwealth Games history, but wants to make sure other women follow in her footsteps.



Malta

Malta

For Charlene Attard, Malta's Chef de Mission for Birmingham 2022, next year's Commonwealth Games cannot come soon enough.




Eswatini

Eswatini

A new name will be announced when the countries and territories are introduced at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony - that of Eswatini.


Seychelles

Seychelles

As a nation of 115 islands which are scattered about the Indian Ocean, it is perhaps unsurprising that Seychelles has one of the best swimmers in Africa.



Anguilla

Anguilla

The expectation of fans at Birmingham 2022 means next year's Commonwealth Games could be particularly special.



Malawi

Malawi

Football dominates the sporting agenda in many countries but in landlocked Malawi the beautiful game has a rival.


Barbados

Barbados

The Barbados Chef de Mission for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has said representing the West Indies in the women's cricket tournament would be a "tremendous honour". 


Australia

Australia

There is a "very strong will" within Commonwealth Games Australia (CGA) to stage the multi-sport event in the "not too distant future."



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