66 Medals For India, Here Are All The Medallists
Indian competitors had a significant fruitful trip at the current year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia’s Gold Coast, setting up their third-best show after the Delhi recreations in 2010 and Manchester diversions in 2002, packing an aggregate 66 decorations.
India completed the 2018 Commonwealth Games third with 26 gold decorations, 20 silver ones and 20 bronze awards. We should take a gander at how much each game contributed:
Badminton – 6 Medals (2 Gold, 3 Silver, 1 Bronze)
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, Ashwini Ponnappa observe India’s triumph in the blended group badminton last at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
India’s total strength in the badminton occasions reflected in the six decorations with which Pullela Gopichand’s wards will return home from Gold Coast with.
The battle began with Saina Nehwal fixing the win in the blended group last against three-time shielding champions Malaysia, as India packed away their first-since forever blended group gold at the CWG.
The other gold accompanied Saina Nehwal by and by on the platform after her hostility and force truly withered PV sindhu as she got the ladies’ singles gold award. Recently delegated World No.1 Kidambi Srikanth let slip the early favorable position to make due with a silver award in the 21st Commonwealth Games, going down to Malaysian legend Lee Chong Wei in the men’s singles summit conflict.
Saina won the gold award in ladies’ singles, and blended group occasions, PV Sindhu grabbed a silver decoration in ladies’ singles, Kidambi Srikanth won the silver in men’s singles, Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty and Satwik Ranikreddy likewise won a silver in men’s copies. N Sikki Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa, be that as it may, needed to agree to a bronze decoration.
Boxing – 9 Medals (3 Gold, 3 Silver, 3 Bronze)
Driven by MC Mary Kom, India’s confining unforeseen Gold Coast completed with the nation’s most astounding ever award pull in the game, picking a sum of 9 decorations.
Mary, a five-time best on the planet, crushed Kristina O’Hara of Northern Ireland by a consistent 5:0 decision to take the title in her presentation Commonwealth Games appearance.
Mary (48kg), Vikas Krishan (75kg), Gaurav Solanki (52kg) were the three boxers who packed away gold awards even as Satish Kumar (91kg), Amit Panghal (49kg) and Manish Kaushik (60kg) made due with silvers. Mohammed Husammuddin (56kg), Naman Tanwar (91kg) and Manoj Kumar (69kg) all won bronze decorations in the wake of losing their elimination round sessions.
Men’s lance gold medalist India’s Neeraj Chopra, focus, remains beside silver medalist Australia’s Hamish Peacock, left, and bronze medalist Grenada’s Anderson Peters.
Athletics – 3 Medals (1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze)
Indian competitors secured three awards in games with one bronze, one silver and one gold each, with Neeraj Chopra turning into the main Indian spear hurler to guarantee a gold decoration at the Commonwealth Games, pulling off a season’s best exertion of 86.47m in the last at Gold Coast on 14 April.
Neeraj turned out to be just the second spear hurler to guarantee a CWG decoration – the first being Kashinath Naik, who brought a bronze in the 2010 Delhi Games.
The other two awards, a silver and a bronze originated from Discus toss. Silver medallist Seema Punia thought of a best exertion of 60.41m to win her fourth progressive CWG decoration while Dhillon secured her lady award with her last toss of 57.43m.
Indian TT Ace Manika Batra plays a shot amid the Gold Coast Games.
Table Tennis – 8 Medals (3 Gold, 2 Silver and 3 Bronze)
22-year-old Manika Batra was the enormous disclosure of these Commonwealth Games, completing on the platform in every one of the occasions she entered in Gold Coast.
The Delhi young lady completed the Games with an aggregate of four decorations even as India’s 10-part table tennis group sacked 8 (3 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze) awards, completing with their best-ever decoration pull in CWG history.
Aside from Manika Batra’s gold decoration in ladies’ singles, Indians won the gold in both the men’s and the ladies’ group occasions, Sharath Achanta and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran won silver in men’s duplicates, Manika Batra and Mouma Das won silver in ladies’ copies, Sarath Achanta got bronze in men’s singles, Manika Batra and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran won bronze in blended pairs while Harmeet Desai and Sanil Shankar Shetty won bronze in men’s pairs.
Shooting – 16 Medals (7 Golds, 4 Silver, 5 Bronze)
Being one of the games where you expect various decorations from India, shooting did not disillusion this year too by giving India the most number of gold awards among all games.
The feature among Indian shooters were the youths.
Anish Bhanwala, a kid matured 15, bested the men remaining in his approach to end up India’s most youthful ever gold medallist at the Commonwealth Games, India’s high schooler shooting sensation Manu Bhaker snatched the ladies’ 10m air gun gold decoration and 17-year-old Mehuli Ghosh won a silver in ladies’ 10m air rifle occasion.
Indian shooting ace Jitu Rai additionally asserted the gold award in men’s 10m air gun occasion by making another diversions record while Heena Sidhu grabbed a gold decoration 25m gun shooting and a silver in 10m air rifle occasion.
Aside from these, Sanjeev Rajput won a gold decoration in men’s 50m rifle shooting; Tejaswini Sawant won gold in ladies’ 50m rifle occasion and also a silver 50m rifle inclined occasion; Shreyasi Singh won gold in twofold trap shooting; Anjum Moudgil won silver in ladies’ 50m rifle occasion; Om Mithraval won bronze in men’s 10m air gun and in addition 50m gun shooting; Ravi Kumar won bronze in 10m air rifle; Ankur Mittal won bronze in Men’s twofold trap shooting and Apuvi Chandel got the bronze in ladies’ 10m air rifle occasion.
Squash – 2 Silver Medals
Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal neglected to safeguard their pairs title as they lost the last to New Zealand’s Joelle King and Amanda-Landers Murphy losing 9-11, 8-11.
Dipika likewise wound up winning the silver in the blended duplicates occasion where she was collaborating her brother by marriage and India number one Saurav Ghosal. The combine lost the last 8-11 10-11 to neighborhood top picks Donna Urquhart and Cameron Pilley.
Weightlifting – 9 Medals (5 Golds, 2 Silvers, 2 Bronze)
India’s first decoration at the current year’s recreations and the main gold award, both originated from weightlifting.
Weightlifter P Gururaja opened India’s decoration account in the Commonwealth Games on the primary rivalry day, asserting a silver in the men’s 56kg classification.
The 25-year-old Gururaja, making his CWG make a big appearance, equalled his own best of 249kg (111+138) to complete second.
Best on the planet weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (48 kg) went on a record-crushing binge, guaranteeing three of them in an influence stuffed execution, to secure India’s first gold award at the 21st Commonwealth Games.
In a noteworthy execution, Chanu crushed the Commonwealth and the Games record in grab, pulling off clean lifts in all her three endeavors (80kg, 84kg and 86kg).
Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu asserted her second progressive Commonwealth Games gold decoration, in a higher 53kg class, crushing the Games record in grab all the while.
The Indian lifted an aggregate of 192kg (84kg+108kg) to assert the gold decoration.
Youngster Deepak Lather turned into the most youthful Indian weightlifter to assert a Commonwealth Games decoration, securing a bronze in the men’s 69kg class.
Sathish Kumar Sivalingam broadened India’s gold award chasing keep running in the weightlifting rivalry. Sathish enrolled a sum of 317 kg which included 144 kg in grab and 173 kg in quick lift.
Venkat Rahul Ragala turned into the fourth Indian weightlifter to assert a gold award at the continuous Commonwealth Games, turning out trumps in a strained challenge.
The gold rush continued in weightlifting for India as Punam Yadav added another gold to the count with a best complete in the 69kg class.
Vikas Thakur added a shade of bronze to Indian weightlifters’ brilliant keep running at the Commonwealth Games, guaranteeing the third position in the 94kg classification by equalling his own best.
Indian weightlifter Pradeep Singh likewise won a silver decoration in Men’s 105kg class.
Wrestling – 12 Medals (5 Golds, 3 Silver, 4 Bronze)
- Indian wrestlers did the country pleased as Sumit Malik won the men’s 125 kilogram free-form title while Vinesh Phogat took ladies’ 50 kg gold on the most recent day of wrestling occasions in Gold Coast.
- India got another award when Somveer packed away bronze by crushing in Alexander Moore of Canada 7-3 in the play-off in the men’s 86kg division.
- Twofold Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar (74kg) and occasion debutant Rahul Aware (57kg) gave the brilliant touch as India trapped a noteworthy four awards on the opening day of the 21st Commonwealth Games’ wrestling rivalries.
- Olympic bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik (62kg) likewise must be content with a third place complete in the Commonwealth Games.
- Wrestler Bajrang Punia won the gold decoration men’s free-form 65kg class at Commonwealth Games.
- Mausam Khatri (97kg) and Pooja Dhanda (57kg) got silver awards while Divya Kakran (68kg) scored a bronze on her CWG make a big appearance.
- Be that as it may, another protecting champion Babita Phogat (53kg) made due with a silver, while debutant Kiran cheerfully displayed a well deserved bronze.
- Kiran crushed Mauritian Katouskia Pariadhaven by fall in the repechage of the 76kg class for her first significant decoration at the universal level.