The medal moments and ceremonies are filled with celebration and emotion, national anthems will fill the stadia and national flags will be raised in pride and recognition of elite sporting achievements.
These sessions are selling out, almost at the speed of Dina Asher-Smith completing a 100m sprint! They are some of the hottest tickets up for grabs and promise for an action-packed day at the Games.
Sports for which these sessions are available span a variety of our 19 sports and 8 para sports, including those with spectator-worthy fast paced action, a vibrant party atmosphere and intense, focused competition!
Rugby Sevens at Coventry Arena
Rugby Sevens matches take place on a full-size pitch with seven players aside instead of the usual 15, with two gripping halves consisting of seven minutes each. The large pitch offers for many exciting games per sports session where you’ll see players battle to fit as many goals as possible into snappy, seven-minute matches!
Don’t miss: Sunday 31 July, 6.30pm - 10pm Men’s and Women’s Gold Medal Matches
Athletics and Para Athletics at the Alexander Stadium
The Athletics and Para Athletics events at Birmingham 2022 will include 59 medal events. The fully integrated sport programme will see a phenomenal selection of track and field events, ranging in duration from ten seconds to two days! Spectators can expect to experience the excitement of a roaring crowd, buzzing atmosphere and no shortage of memorable moments.
Don’t miss: Tuesday 2 August, 6.30pm - 10pm Includes Women 100m T33/34 and T37/38 Finals and more Thursday 4 August, 6.30pm - 10pm Includes Men’s 100m Hurdles Final and more, Friday 5 August, 6.30pm - 10pm Includes Women’s Triple Jump Final and more.
Diving at Sandwell Aquatics Centre
Diving featured in the very first Commonwealth Games in 1930 and has appeared in every edition since. This summer, The Sandwell Aquatics Centre will host more medal events than any other Birmingham 2022 venue. Athletes are set to display a variety of twists, turns and summersaults with the hope of earning the Gold, Silver or Bronze. Tickets to a sports session will grant viewers the opportunity to see diving in multiple categories, finals and medal moments.
Don’t miss: Saturday 6 August, 10pm - 1pm Women's Synchronised 3m Springboard Final, Sunday 7 August, 5.30pm - 8.30pm Men's 10m Platform Final and more, Monday 8 August, 10am - 1pm Mixed Sychronised 3m Springboard Final and more.
Weightlifting at the NEC Arena
This year, the Commonwealth’s strongest men and women will compete in segmented bodyweight categories, performing lifts and demonstrating super-human strength. Judged by a successful snatch and clean and jerk, the athlete to lift the largest combined weight between the two lift categories, will be crowned the champion. This is your chance to see top athletes lift three times their body weight in a run for victory.
Don’t miss: Saturday 30 July, 3.30pm - 5.45pm Women's 49KG and Medal Ceremony, Saturday 30 July, 8pm - 10.15pm Women's 55KG and Medal Ceremony, Sunday 31 July, 9.30am - 12pm Men's 67KG and Medal Ceremony.
The Birmingham 2022 medals, designed and made in Birmingham’s iconic jewellery quarter, are the shiny jewel like accolades that Commonwealth athletes will compete for. Designed by three female designers from Birmingham’s school of Jewellery and made by 200-year-old Birmingham company Toye Kenning and Spencer, they are a piece of history. The medals feature ariel maps of the canal and road network, symbolic of the many journeys of athletes and those that live in the Midlands.
The medals are also the first in Commonwealth Games history to have an adjustable ribbon. The design of the medal has been made with careful attention to the needs of para-athletes. Making them adaptable in length, and tactile to hold and touch, allows all athletes to wear and enjoy the medals, irrespective of disability.