1994 Commonwealth Games

The 1994 Commonwealth Games were held in Victoria, in the province of British Columbia in Canada, from 18 August to 28 August 1994.

The XV Commonwealth Games marked South Africa's return to the Commonwealth Games following the apartheid era, and over 30 years (1958) since the country last competed in the Games. It was also Hong Kong's last appearance at the games before the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong from Britain to China.

The official mascot of the Games was an anthropomorphic killer whale named "Klee Wyck". "Klee Wyck" – meaning "the laughing one" – was a nickname given to Canadian painter and sculptor Emily Carr by the Ucluelet First Nation.

Ten types of sports were featured at the Victoria Games: athletics, aquatics, badminton, boxing, cycling, gymnastics, lawn bowls, shooting, weightlifting, and wrestling.

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