India’s Performance in Gold coast CWG 2018

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Indian squad participated in Gold Coast (Australia) Common wealth games CWG 2018 with 218 players. It was held from 4th April to 15th April. India got 26 gold medals 20 silver and 20 bronze medals. It was India’s third best performance in CWG history.

Mary Kom in CWG 2018 Gold Coast
Mary Kom in CWG 2018 Gold Coast

India finished third in this event. It was India’s third best performance after Manchester and Delhi CWG. India did extremely well in weightlifting, shooting, wrestling, badminton and table tennis. It was best nation in mentioned 5 events and second best in boxing.

POS COUNTRY Gold Silver Bronze TOTAL
1 Australia 80 59 59 198
2 England 45 45 46 136
3 India 26 20 20 66
4 Canada 15 40 27 82
5 New Zealand 15 16 15 46
6 South Africa 13 11 13 37
7 Wales 10 12 14 36
8 Scotland 9 13 22 44
9 Nigeria 9 9 6 24
10 Cyprus 8 1 5 14

India participated in 15 events namely Athletics, table tennis, badminton, lawn bowls, basket ball, power lifting, weight lifting, shooting, boxing, cycling, gymnastics, hockey, para sports, squash, swimming and wrestling.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 16 12 28
Badminton 5 5 10
Basketball 12 12 24
Boxing 8 4 12
Cycling 4 5 9
Gymnastics 3 4 7
Hockey 18 18 36
Lawn bowls 5 5 10
Para sports 3 5 8
Shooting 15 12 27
Squash 4 2 6
Swimming 3 2 5
Table tennis 5 5 10
Weightlifting 8 8 16
Wrestling 6 6 12
Total 115 103 218

India got highest medals in shooting 16, 12 in wrestling followed by 9 medals each in boxing and weigh lifting. Table tennis and badminton gave surprised medals. Table tennis led by Manika batra  earned 8 medals in total and badminton gave 6 medals.

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Event wise medal tally

Sport  Gold  Silver  Bronze Total
Athletics 1 1 1 3
Badminton 2 3 1 6
Basketball 0 0 0 0
Boxing 3 3 3 9
Cycling 0 0 0 0
Gymnastics 0 0 0 0
Hockey 0 0 0 0
Lawn bowls 0 0 0 0
Parasports 0 0 1 1
Shooting 7 4 5 16
Squash 0 2 0 2
Swimming 0 0 0 0
Table tennis 3 2 3 8
Weightlifting 5 2 2 9
Wrestling 5 3 4 12
Total 26 20 20 66

India won first medal with word go and was never stoppable. Indian sport person was out there to perform their best and lift medals. golden girl Manika baatra lifted 4 models including two gold and so is sansani saina nehwal, she lifted two gold medals for India.

Player wise list who earned medals for India

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Weightlifting Women’s 48 kg 5-Apr
 Gold Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu Weightlifting Women’s 53 kg 6-Apr
 Gold Sathish Sivalingam Weightlifting Men’s 77 kg 7-Apr
 Gold Ragala Venkat Rahul Weightlifting Men’s 85 kg 7-Apr
 Gold Punam Yadav Weightlifting Women’s 69 kg 8-Apr
 Gold Manu Bhaker Shooting Women’s 10 metre air pistol 8-Apr
 Gold Manika Batra Table tennis Women’s team 8-Apr
Mouma Das
Sutirtha Mukherjee
Madhurika Patkar
Pooja Sahasrabudhe
 Gold Jitu Rai Shooting Men’s 10 metre air pistol 9-Apr
 Gold Sharath Achanta Table tennis Men’s team 9-Apr
Anthony Amalraj
Harmeet Desai
Sanil Shetty
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
 Gold Pranav Chopra Badminton Mixed team 9-Apr
Prannoy Kumar
Saina Nehwal
Ashwini Ponnappa
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
Sikki Reddy
Chirag Shetty
Gadde Ruthvika Shivani
P V Sindhu
Kidambi Srikanth
 Gold Heena Sidhu Shooting Women’s 25 metre pistol 10-Apr
 Gold Shreyasi Singh Shooting Women’s double trap 11-Apr
 Gold Rahul Aware Wrestling Men’s freestyle 57 kg 12-Apr
 Gold Sushil Kumar Wrestling Men’s freestyle 74 kg 12-Apr
 Gold Tejaswini Sawant Shooting Women’s 50m rifle 3 positions 13-Apr
 Gold Anish Bhanwala Shooting Men’s 25 metre rapid fire pistol 13-Apr
 Gold Bajrang Punia Wrestling Men’s freestyle 65 kg 13-Apr
 Gold Mary Kom Boxing Women’s light flyweight 48 kg 14-Apr
 Gold Sanjeev Rajput Shooting Men’s 50m rifle 3 positions 14-Apr
 Gold Gaurav Solanki Boxing Men’s flyweight 52 kg 14-Apr
 Gold Neeraj Chopra Athletics Men’s javelin throw 14-Apr
 Gold Sumit Malik Wrestling Men’s freestyle 125 kg 14-Apr
 Gold Vinesh Phogat Wrestling Women’s freestyle 50 kg 14-Apr
 Gold Manika Batra Table tennis Women’s singles 14-Apr
 Gold Vikas Krishan Yadav Boxing Men’s middleweight 75 kg 14-Apr
 Gold Saina Nehwal Badminton Women’s singles 15-Apr
 Silver Gururaja Poojary Weightlifting Men’s 56 kg. 5-Apr
 Silver Heena Sidhu Shooting Women’s 10 metre air pistol 8-Apr
 Silver Pardeep Singh Weightlifting Men’s 105 kg 9-Apr
 Silver Mehuli Ghosh Shooting Women’s 10 metre air rifle 9-Apr
 Silver Tejaswini Sawant Shooting Women’s 50 metre rifle prone 12-Apr
 Silver Babita Kumari Wrestling Women’s freestyle 53 kg 12-Apr
 Silver Seema Antil Athletics Women’s discus throw 12-Apr
 Silver Anjum Moudgil Shooting Women’s 50m rifle 3 positions 13-Apr
 Silver Pooja Dhanda Wrestling Women’s freestyle 57 kg 13-Apr
 Silver Mausam Khatri Wrestling Men’s freestyle 97 kg 13-Apr
 Silver Manika Batra Table tennis Women’s doubles 13-Apr
Mouma Das
 Silver Amit Panghal Boxing Men’s light flyweight 49 kg 14-Apr
 Silver Manish Kaushik Boxing Men’s lightweight 60 kg 14-Apr
 Silver Dipika Pallikal Karthik Squash Mixed doubles 14-Apr
Saurav Ghosal
 Silver Sharath Achanta Table tennis Men’s doubles 14-Apr
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
 Silver Satish Kumar Boxing Men’s super heavyweight (+91 kg) 14-Apr
 Silver P. V. Sindhu Badminton Women’s singles 15-Apr
 Silver Dipika Pallikal Karthik Squash Women’s doubles 15-Apr
Joshna Chinappa
 Silver Kidambi Srikanth Badminton Men’s singles 15-Apr
 Silver Satwiksairaj Rankireddy Badminton Men’s doubles 15-Apr
Chirag Shetty
 Bronze Deepak Lather Weightlifting Men’s 69 kg 6-Apr
 Bronze Ravi Kumar Shooting Men’s 10 metre air rifle 8-Apr
 Bronze Vikas Thakur Weightlifting Men’s 94 kg 8-Apr
 Bronze Om Prakash Mitharwal Shooting Men’s 10 metre air pistol 9-Apr
 Bronze Apurvi Chandela Shooting Women’s 10 metre air rifle 9-Apr
 Bronze Sachin Chaudhary Powerlifting Men’s heavyweight 10-Apr
 Bronze Om Prakash Mitharwal Shooting Men’s 50 metre pistol 11-Apr
 Bronze Ankur Mittal Shooting Men’s double trap 11-Apr
 Bronze Kiran Bishnoi Wrestling Women’s freestyle 76 kg 12-Apr
 Bronze Navjeet Dhillon Athletics Women’s discus throw 12-Apr
 Bronze Naman Tanwar Boxing Men’s heavyweight 91 kg 13-Apr
 Bronze Divya Kakran Wrestling Women’s freestyle 68 kg 13-Apr
 Bronze Hussamuddin Mohammed Boxing Men’s bantamweight 56 kg 13-Apr
 Bronze Manoj Kumar Boxing Men’s welterweight 69 kg 13-Apr
 Bronze Sakshi Malik Wrestling Women’s freestyle 62 kg 14-Apr
 Bronze Somveer Kadian Wrestling Men’s freestyle 86 kg 14-Apr
 Bronze Ashwini Ponnappa Badminton Women’s doubles 14-Apr
Sikki Reddy
 Bronze Harmeet Desai Table tennis Men’s doubles 14-Apr
Sanil Shetty
 Bronze Manika Batra Table tennis Mixed doubles 15-Apr
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
 Bronze Sharath Achanta Table tennis Men’s singles 15-Apr

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