Thu. Sep 29th, 2022
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India will participate in the Commonwealth Games in 2022 in Birmingham.

The Commonwealth Games were going to happen from July 28th to August 8th. 210 Indian athletes were going to compete for medals across 16 different sports.

210 Indian athletes consisted of 106 men and 104 women.

In the last edition, Indian athletes won a total of 66 medals, consisting of 26 gold, 20 silver, and 20 bronze medals, finishing in third place behind Australia and England.

Shooting won the most medals (16 out of 66) at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, but it was dropped from the program.

The Tokyo Olympics javelin champion, Neeraj Chopra, withdrew his name from the CWG 2022 due to injury.

Manpreet Singh and P. V. Sindhu served as the flagbearers in the opening ceremony for India.

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu started the medal tally for India as she achieved the goal medal in Women’s 49kg Weightlifting.

Medals in events

Weightlifting

India won three gold, three silver, and four bronze medals overall ten medals in weightlifting.

Judo

Three medals were totaled: two silver and one bronze.

Lawn bowls

For the first time in the history of Indian athletics, they won a medal. A gold and a silver medal.

Table Tennis

Three gold, one silver, and one bronze medal in a total of four medals were awarded.

Badminton

India achieved six medals in total, consisting of three gold, one silver, and two bronze.

Squash

India won two bronze medals in squash.

Para Powerlifting

Sudhir won the first-ever gold medal in para-sports at the CWG 2022 for India. As he became a champion in the Para Powerlifting men’s heavyweight category,

Athletics

Eight medals were won in athletics, of which two came from triple jumping, gold, and silver. A gold, four silver, and three bronze medals.

Boxing

Seven medals were awarded, including three gold, three bronze, and one silver.

Wrestling

India won the most medals in wrestling with a total of twelve medals, which included six gold, five bronze, and a silver medal.

Para Table tennis

A gold and a bronze medal, totaling two.

Hockey

The men’s hockey team won a silver medal and bronze by the women’s hockey team.

Cricket

The women’s hockey team won the silver medal.

In total, India won 22 gold medals, 16 silver, and 23 bronze medals, totaling 61 medals.

In the end, India finished in the fourth position after Australia, England, and Canada.

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