2022 Commonwealth Games Parade of Nations

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During the Parade of Nations at the 2022 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony, held on 28 July 2022, athletes bearing the flags of their respective nations lead their national delegations as they paradeed into Alexander Stadium in the host city of Birmingham, England. A total of 72 Commonwealth Games Associations entered into the stadium.

Parade order

As per tradition, Australia (as the host of the last games) entered first, followed by the rest of the Oceania region. Following this all countries entered in alphabetical order within their respective region groups. After Oceania, countries from Africa, America, Asia, the Caribbean and lastly Europe entered. The host nation, England, entered last.

Countries and flag bearers

Below is a list of parading countries and their announced flag bearer, in the same order as the parade. Names are given in the form officially designated by the CGF.

Delegates representing England at the Parade of Nations at the Opening Ceremony of the 2022 Commonwealth Games
Order Nation Flag bearer Sport Ref.
1  Australia Eddie Ockenden Field hockey [1]
Rachael Grinham Squash
2  Cook Islands Aidan Zittersteijn Lawn bowls [2]
Nooroa Mataio
3  Fiji Semesa Naiseruvati Lawn bowls [3]
Naibili Vatunisolo Para-athletics
4  Kiribati
5  Nauru Christon Amram Boxing [4]
Maximina Uepa Weightlifting
6  New Zealand Tom Walsh Athletics [5]
Joelle King Squash
7  Niue Travis Tapatuetoa Boxing [6]
Olivia Buckingham Lawn bowls
8  Norfolk Island Tim Sheridan Lawn bowls [7]
Shae Wilson
9  Papua New Guinea John Ume Boxing [8][9]
Rellie Kaputin Athletics
10  Samoa
11  Solomon Islands
12  Tonga Sione Tupou Rugby sevens [10]
Kuinini Manumua Weightlifting
13  Tuvalu
14  Vanuatu Joe Mahit Judo [11]
Miller Pata Beach volleyball
Ellie Enock Para-athletics
Para powerlifting
15  Botswana Bayapo Ndori Athletics [12]
Aratwa Kasemang Boxing
16  Cameroon Emmanuel Eseme Athletics [13]
Ayuk Otay Arrey Sophina Judo
17  Eswatini Sibusiso Matsenjwa Athletics [14]
Hayley Hoy Swimming
18  The Gambia Modou Gamo Para powerlifting [15]
Wurrie Njadoe Athletics
19  Ghana
20  Kenya Ferdinand Omanyala Athletics [16]
Carolina Wanjira 3x3 wheelchair basketball
21  Lesotho Lerato Sechele Athletics [17]
Tumelo Makae Cycling
22  Malawi
23  Mauritius Merven Clair Boxing [18]
Priscilla Morand Judo
Noemi Alphonse Para-athletics
24  Mozambique Caio Lobo Swimming [19]
Alcinda Panguana Boxing
25  Namibia Ananias Shikongo Para-athletics [20]
Christine Mboma Athletics
26  Nigeria Nnamdi Chinecherem Athletics [21]
Folashade Oluwafemiayo Para powerlifting
27  Rwanda Ntagengwa Olivier Beach volleyball [22]
Diane Ingabire Cycling
28  Seychelles Keddy Agnes Boxing [23]
Natasha Chetty Athletics
29  Sierra Leone Joshua Wyse Swimming [24]
Hafsatu Kamara Athletics
30  South Africa Christian Sadie Para-swimming [25]
Bongiwe Msomi Netball
31  Tanzania
32  Uganda Michael Wokorach Rugby sevens [26]
Peace Proscovia Netball
33  Zambia Muzala Samukonga Athletics [27]
Margret Tembo Boxing
34  Bahamas Izaak Bastian Swimming [28]
Lilly Higgs
35  Belize Shaun Gill Athletics [29]
Alicia Thompson Cycling
36  Bermuda Dage Minors Athletics [30]
Emma Keane Squash
37  Canada Josh Cassidy Para-athletics [31]
Maude Charron Weightlifting
38  Falkland Islands Doug Clark Badminton [32]
Daphne Arthur-Almond Lawn bowls
39  Guyana Keevin Allicock Boxing [33]
Aliyah Abrams Athletics
40  Saint Helena
41  Bangladesh Sura Krishna Boxing [34][35]
Mabia Aktar Weightlifting
42  Brunei
43  India Manpreet Singh Field hockey [36][37]
P. V. Sindhu Badminton
44  Malaysia Bonnie Bunyau Gustin Para powerlifting [38]
Aifa Azman Squash
45  Maldives Zayan Zaki Badminton [39]
Fathimath Nimal Table tennis
46  Pakistan Muhammad Inam Wrestling [40][41]
Bismah Maroof Cricket
47  Singapore Terry Hee Badminton [42]
Nur Aini Yasli Para powerlifting
48  Sri Lanka Indika Dissanayake Weightlifting [43][44]
Chamari Athapaththu Cricket
49  Anguilla
50  Antigua and Barbuda
51  Barbados Matthew Wright Triathlon [45]
Latonia Blackman Netball
52  British Virgin Islands Rikkoi Brathwaite Athletics [29]
Beyoncé Defreitas
53  Cayman Islands Rasheem Brown Athletics [29]
Alison Jackson Swimming
54  Dominica Dennick Luke Athletics [29]
Thea LaFond
55  Grenada
56  Jamaica Oshane Edie Rugby sevens [46]
Jhaniele Fowler Netball
57  Montserrat Julius Morris Athletics [47]
58  Saint Kitts and Nevis St. Clair Hodge Beach volleyball [48]
Amya Clarke Athletics
59  Saint Lucia Arthur Langelier Boxing [49]
Julien Alfred Athletics
60  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Shane Cadogan Swimming [29]
Mikeisha Welcome Athletics
61  Trinidad and Tobago Jereem Richards Athletics [29]
Michelle-Lee Ahye
62  Turks and Caicos Islands Courtney Missick Athletics [50]
Arleigha Hall Swimming
63  Cyprus Marios Georgiou Gymnastics [51]
Zoi Konstantopoulou Beach volleyball
64  Gibraltar Derek Barbara Cycling [52]
Holly O’Shea Weightlifting
65  Guernsey Marc Cox Cycling [53]
Elena Johnson Badminton
66  Isle of Man Mark Cavendish Cycling [54]
Laura Kinley Swimming
67  Jersey Rhys Hidrio Cycling [55]
68  Malta Kijan Sultana Squash [56]
Tenishia Thornton Weightlifting
69  Northern Ireland Martin McHugh Lawn bowls [57]
Michaela Walsh Boxing
70  Scotland Micky Yule Para powerlifting [58]
Kirsty Gilmour Badminton
71  Wales Geraint Thomas Cycling [59]
Tesni Evans Squash
72  England Jack Laugher Diving [60]
Emily Campbell Weightlifting

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