Commonwealth Games 2018, Winners For India

Commonwealth Games 2018, Winners For India

(69 Medals)

The 2018 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XXI Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Gold Coast 2018, were an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth that were held on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, between 4 and 15 April 2018. It was the fifth time Australia had hosted the Commonwealth Games and the first time a major multi-sport event achieved gender equality by having an equal number of events for males and female atheletes.

More than 4,400 athletes from 71 Commonwealth Games Associations took part including Gambia where were readmitted as a Commonwealth Games Federation member on 31 March 2018. With 275 sets of medals, the games featured 19 Commonwealth sports, including beach volleyball, para triathlon and women’s rugby sevens. These sporting events took place at 14 venues in the host city, two venues in Brisbane and one venue each in Cairns and Townsville.

1. Badminton - 6 Medals (2 Gold, 3 Silver, 1 Bronze)

• Gold – Mixed team, Saina Nehwal (Women’s Singles)
• Silver – PV Sindhu (Women’s Singles), Srikanth Kidambi (Men’s Singles), Chirag Shetty/
Satwiksairaj (Men’s Doubles)
• Bronze – Sikki Reddy/Ashwini Ponnappa (Women’s Doubles)

2. Boxing – 9 Medals (3 Gold, 3 Silver, 3 Bronze)

• Gold – Mary Kom (48kg), Vikas Krishnan (75kg), Gaurav Solanki (52kg)
• Silver – Satish Kumar (91kg), Amit Panghal (49kg), Manish Kaushik (60kg)
• Bronze – Mohammed Husammuddin (56kg), Naman Tawar (91kg), Manoj Kumar (69kg)

3. Athletics – 3 Medals (1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze)

• Gold – Neeraj Chopra, Javelin Throw
• Silver – Seema Punia, Discus Throw
• Bronze – Navjeet Kaur Dhillon, Discus throw

4. Table Tennis – 8 Medals ( 3 Gold, 2 Silver, 3 Bronze)

• Gold – Men’s team and Women’s team event
• Gold – Manika Batra, Women’s Singles
• Silver – Sharath Achanta and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran in Men’s Doubles, Manika Batra and Mouma Das in Women’s Doubles
• Bronze – Sharath Achanta in Men’s Singles, Harmeet Desai and Sanil Shetty in Men’s Doubles, Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran in Mixed Doubles

5. Shooting – 16 Medals (7 Gold, 4 Silver, 5 Bronze)

• Gold – Jitu Rai (10m Air Pistol Men), Sanjeev Rajput (50m rifle 3 Positions Men), Anish Bhanwala (25m Rapid fire Pistol Men), Manu Bhaker (10m Air Pistol Women), Tejaswini Sawant (50m rifle 3 Positions Women), Shreyasi Singh (Double trap women), Heena Sidhu (25m Air Pistol Women)
• Silver – Mehuli Ghosh (10m Air rifle women), Heena Sidhu (10m Air pistol women), Anjum Moudgil (50m Rifle 3 positions women), Tejaswini Sawant (50m Rifle prone women)
• Bronze – Ravi Kumar (10m Air Rifle men), Om Prakash Mitharwal (10m Air rifle men and 50m Pistol men), Ankur Mittal (Double trap), Apurvi Chandela (10m air rifle women)

6. Squash – 2 Silver Medals

• Joshna Chinappa & Dipika Pallikal in Women’s Doubles, Dipika Pallikal & Saurav Ghosal in Mixed Doubles

7. Weightlifting – 9 Medals (5 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze)

• Gold – Sathish Sivalingam (77kg), Ragala Venkat Ragul (85kg), Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (48kg), Sanjita Chanu (53 kg), Punam Yadav (69kg)
• Silver – Gururaja (56kg), Pardeep Singh (105kg)
• Bronze – Deepak Lather (69kg), Vikas Thakur (94kg)

8. Wrestling – 12 Medals (5 Gold, 3 Silver, 4 Bronze)

• Gold – Rahul Aware (57kg), Bajrang Punia (65kg), Sushil Kumar (74kg), Sumit Malik (125kg), Vinesh Phogat (50kg)
• Silver – Mausam Khatri (97kg), Pooja Dhanda (57kg), Babita Kumar (53kg)
• Bronze – Somveer Khadian (86kg), Kiran (76kg), Divya Kakran (68kg), Sakshi Malik (62kg)

9. Para Powerlifting – 1 Bronze

• Sachin Chaudhary in Men’s heavyweight.
Mary Kom took the Indian Flag as the flag bearer in the CWG-2018.

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