The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is perfectly positioned, sitting at the heart of the UK and standing for the diversity of the Commonwealth.
One of the youngest cities in Europe, Birmingham is vibrant and richly diverse. It is well known for always offering a warm welcome to visitors from around the world.
The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will demonstrate the very best of Global Britain to the world, showcasing the region’s strengths of: being connected and accessible; youth and inclusivity; and a focus on regeneration and rejuvenation. Birmingham is perfectly positioned to attract people to the Games and to ensure that the benefits of hosting extend from the city and region, to the UK and the Commonwealth.
The sport programme of 17 sports for Birmingham 2022 is:
- Aquatics (Swimming, Para and Diving) – at Sandwell Aquatics Centre
- Athletics and Para-Athletics – at Alexander Stadium
- Badminton – at NEC Arena
- Basketball 3×3 and Wheelchair Basketball 3×3 – in Birmingham
- Boxing – at NEC
- Cycling (Mountain, Road, Track and Para-Track) – at Cannock Chase, across the West Midlands and at Lee Valley VeloPark
- Gymnastics (Artistic and Rhythmic) – at Arena Birmingham
- Hockey – at University of Birmingham
- Judo – at NEC
- Lawn Bowls (and Para) – at Leamington Spa
- Netball – at Coventry Arena
- Rugby Sevens – at Villa Park
- Squash – at University of Birmingham
- Table Tennis – at NEC
- Triathlon (and Para) – at Sutton Park
- Weightlifting (and Para Powerlifting) – at NEC
- Wrestling – at NEC