About Victoria 1994 Commonwealth Games
The Games were made special by two African nations. Everyone gave a warm welcome to South Africa who returned after 30 years of apartheid wilderness while Nigeria stunned all by finishing 4th in the medal table. Indian shooters and weightlifters won six gold medals. Jaspal Rana won two of them in Pistol events. Mansher Singh clinched the Gold in shotgun trap event. Weightlifter Badathala Adisekhar got two gold medals in various events while Murgesan Veerasamy won the sixth gold for India. In total, India had won 25 medals, including 12 Silver and 7 Bronze.