Cyprus joined the Commonwealth in 1961 and have attended all Games since 1978 in Edmonton bar the 1986 edition.
During that time Cyprus have won various colours in terms of medals in sports such as shooting, athletics, boxing, gymnastics, judo and wrestling. At the 2010 Games in Delhi the Cypriots enjoyed a haul of 11 medals, 4 of which were gold from the sport of gymnastics and shooting.
The Cyprus National Olympic Committee was formed during 1974 and recognised in 1978 and is responsible for the organisation of Cypriot Commonwealth Games and Commonwealth Youth Games teams.
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Capital - Nicosia
Population - 862,000
Time Zone - GMT +02:00
Language - Greek, Turkish, English
Currency - Cypriot Pound