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2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games: By The Numbers

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Just four weeks after the 2022 FINA World Championships and six weeks after the World Para Swimming Championships, the Olympic and Paralympic programs were back in action at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. With another successful season in the books, it’s time to celebrate some historic Team Canada performances.

Years since last Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia: 4

Swimmers representing Canada in Birmingham: 28

Swimmers attending their first Commonwealth Games: 19

Competition length in days: 6

Total number of sessions: 12

Finals competed in at Birmingham 2022: 50

Total medal count: 20 (7 gold, 7 silver, 6 bronze)

Years since Canada won more gold medals in the pool: 32 (8 gold)

Canada’s place on Gold Medals Table: 3rd

Medals won in 2018: 20 (3 gold, 11 silver, 6 bronze)

Last time Canada won more than 20 medals: 1998 (21, Kuala Lumpur)

Canada’s place on Total Medals Table: 3rd

Swimmers returning with hardware: 21

Medals won by the men’s team in 2022: 4

Medals won by the men’s team in 2018: 1

Medals won by Joshua Liendo: 4

Number of career Commonwealth Games medals won by Kylie Masse: 9

Number of Canadian swimmers with more medals than Masse: 2 (Ralph Hutton 12, Marianne Limpert 11)

Relay medals: 6

Number of different relay races: 8

Medals won by Summer McIntosh: 6

World junior records swims for McIntosh at Birmingham 2022: 2

Number of different records broken by McIntosh’s 400 IM: At least 6

Commonwealth Games Records: 6

Canadian Records: 4

Years remaining until Paris 2024: 2