1998 Commonwealth Games

1998 Commonwealth Games

For the first time in its history, the Commonwealth Games were held in Asia. The XVI Games, held in Kuala Lumpur were also the first Games to feature.
The 1998 XVI Commonwealth Games were held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 11 to 21 September 1998. The 1998 games were the first held in an Asian  Host city ‎: ‎ Kuala Lumpur.
The official web site of the 16th Commonwealth Games, held here in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in September 1998. El-Regina Tajuddin - Ribbon - 1998 Commonwealth Games 1998 Commonwealth Games

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What links here Related changes Upload file Special pages Permanent link Page information Wikidata item Cite this page. Create a book Download as PDF Printable version. Create a book Download as PDF Printable version. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Singaporean delegation was jeered by the crowd during the parade of nations. This was also the first time the games took place in a country with a head of state other than the Head of the Commonwealth. Turks and Caicos Islands.

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The theme song " Malaysiaku Gemilang " was sung by Malaysian pop singers Norzila Binti Haji Aminuddin , Shahrul Anuar Zain , Siti Roziana Binti Zain , Shaheila binti Abdul Majid , Amy Mastura Binti Suhaimi , Ning Baizura binti Sheikh Hamzah , and Siti Nurhaliza Binti Tarudin —and many other Malaysian singers also performed. In the squash event many had anticipated a close match between Michelle Martin and Sarah Fitz-Gerald who had both comfortably won their respective semi-finals. At the same time, innumerable dazzling fireworks were launched from the top of the "bowl rim". Not logged in Talk Contributions Create account Log in. Contrary to tradition, the games were not officially opened by the Malaysian head of state, Yang di Pertuan Agong Tuanku Jaafar because he was unable to arrive to the stadium in time. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Victoria Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur. What links here Related changes Upload file Special pages Permanent link Page information Wikidata item Cite 1998 Commonwealth Games page. At the centre of the field, two "sports sculpture" performers rise gradually and show different athletic gestures slowly in the air, conveying the noble Commonwealth Games spirit. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir Mohamad.