BBC Sport’s coverage of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games was streamed a record-breaking 57.1 million times during the 11-day event.
This was over six times the amount of streams seen in previous years, with a total of 9 million for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and 8.2 million for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
28.6 million watched this year’s Games on the BBC. This compares to the 22.8 million who watched the 2018 Commonwealth Games from Australia’s Gold Coast and 35.3 million watched Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on BBC TV.
Barbara Slater, Director of BBC Sport, said: “All corners of the BBC have been right at the heart of the action in Birmingham for the Commonwealth Games and we are proud to have brought the best of the live action and medal moments to our audiences.”
The highest peak was the 6.6 million audience ahead of the men and women’s 100m backstroke and breaststroke finals on day 3, followed by the Opening Ceremony, which had a 5 minute peak of 5.2m viewers.
A peak of 5.1m watched the result of the women’s 4x400m relay final, 4.8m tuned into the Closing Ceremony, the men’s 200m final saw 4.2m viewers and 4.1m watched Adam Peaty take gold at the men’s 50m Breaststroke final.
14.3 million came to the BBC Sport website for the latest news and analysis and highlights were viewed 10.7m times.