And while we observed the final day of the action-packed international multi-sport festival Common Wealth Games 2018 at the most fortunate land of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Officially known as XXI Commonwealth Games came as a winning bid in Australia’s share, where 6,500 athletes from 71 Commonwealth Teams participated in 275 events of 18 sports from 4th April 2018 to 15th April 2018.

As expected, the ceremony really turned out to be a grand affair and all the athletes were welcomed at the Gold Coast, Australia with the open arms. With 325 members (221 athletes, 58 coaches, 17 doctors and physiotherapists, seven managers and 22 other officials) in their group, Indian squad including a medley of the past masters and talented compete in different categories look to challenge all other competing nations in the battleground. In the army of flag bearer PV Sindhu, the Olympic silver medalist, athletes were looking to perform better than they did at Glasgow and they made it with earning a total of 66 Medals including 26 Gold medals, 20 silver medals and 20 bronze medals to the nation. India stands on number 3 position among all common wealth nations participating in the event following Australia at position 1 and England at position 2.

SainaNehwal, PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Sushil Kumar, Mary Kom and many other athletes were most awaited in the CWG 2018. The proud moment started with the flag bearing and opening ceremony of the gala event that you can check in the pictures below.

The next day of the opening ceremony, games started with the first event scheduled as ‘Artistic Gymnast’ and following that every single day was full of excitement and thrill brought by the participants with their astonishing gaming. Veteran World Champion Wrestler Geeta Phogat’s sister VineshPhogat displayed her strong initiation for Gold Medal in Women’s 50 kg freestyle.On the other hand, India’s journey to Common Wealth games 2018 started with Boxing event and it is really a moment of proud that majority of medals Indian talents have won in the field of Wrestling and Weightlifting.

Out of the star events, few things disappointed us as well like Deepa Karmakar took her name out from the games due to an injury. Former Gold Medalist, Sakshi Malik had to settle down for Bronze in Women’s 62 kg Nordic event.

Here follows the medal tally for the winning athletes in all events:

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India’s medal winners at CWG 2018
India’s medal winners- full list
Winner Sports Event Medal
India Badminton Mixed Team Gold
Saina Nehwal Badminton Women’s singles Gold
Jitu Rai Shooting Men’s 10m Air Pistol Gold
Manu Bhaker Shooting Women’s 10m Air Pistol Gold
Heena Sidhu Shooting Women’s 25m Pistol Gold
Shreyasi Singh Shooting Women’s Double Trap Gold
Anish Shooting Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Gold
Tejaswini Sawant Shooting Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions Gold
Sanjeev Rajput Shooting Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Position Gold
India Table Tennis Men’s Team Gold
India Table Tennis Women’s Team Gold
Manika Batra Table Tennis Women’s singles Gold
Sathish Sivalingam Weightlifting Men’s 77kg Gold
RV Rahul Weightlifting Men’s 85kg Gold
Mirabai Chanu Weightlifting Women’s 48kg Gold
Sanjita Chanu Weightlifting Women’s 53kg Gold
Punam Yadav Weightlifting Women’s 69kg Gold
Rahul Aware Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 57kg Gold
Bajrang Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 65kg Gold
Sushil Kumar Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 74kg Gold
Sumit Malik Wrestling Men’s 125 kg freestyle Gold
Vinesh Phogat Wrestling Women’s 50 kg freestyle Gold
Mary Kom Boxing Women’s 45-48kg Gold
Gaurav Solanki Boxing Men’s 52kg Gold
Vikas Krishan Boxing Men’s 75kg Gold
Neeraj Chopra Athletics Javelin Throw Gold
PV Sindhu Badminton Women’s Singles Silver
K Srikanth Badminton Men’s singles Silver
Satwik Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty Badminton Men’s Doubles Silver
Joshna Chinappa/Dipika Pallikal Squash Women’s Doubles Silver
Anjum Moudgil Shooting Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions Silver
Heena Sidhu Shooting Women’s 10m Air Pistol Silver
Mehuli Ghosh Shooting Women’s 10m Air Rifle Silver
Tejaswini Sawant Shooting Women’s 50m Rifle Prone Silver
Pardeep Singh Weightlifting Men’s 105kg Silver
P Gururaja Weightlifting Men’s 56kg Silver
Seema Punia Athletics Women’s Discus Throw Silver
Manika Batra/Mouma Das Table Tennis Women’s doubles Silver
Sharath Kamal/G Sathiyan Table Tennis Men’s doubles Silver
Mausam Khatri Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 97kg Silver
Babita Kumari Wrestling Women’s Freestyle 53kg Silver
Pooja Dhanda Wrestling Women’s Freestyle 57kg Silver
Amit Panghal Boxing Men’s 49 kg category Silver
Manish Kaushik Boxing Men’s 60 kg category Silver
Satish Kumar Boxing Men’s 91+ kg category Silver
Dipika Pallikal & Saurav Ghosal Squash Mixed Doubles Silver
Ashwini Ponnappa/N Sikki Reddy Badminton Women’s Doubles Bronze
Om Mitharval Shooting Men’s 10m Air Pistol Bronze
Om Mitharval Shooting Men’s 50m Pistol Bronze
Ankur Mittal Shooting Men’s Double Trap Bronze
Ravi Kumar Shooting Men’s 10m Air Rifle Bronze
Apurvi Chandela Shooting Women’s 10m Air Rifle Bronze
Harmeet Desai/Sanil Shetty Table Tennis Men’s doubles Bronze
A Sharath Kamal Table Tennis Men’s Singles Bronze
Manika Batra/G Sathiyan Table Tennis Mixed Doubles Bronze
Deepak Lather Weightlifting Men’s 69kg Bronze
Vikas Thakur Weightlifting Men’s 94kg Bronze
Sachin Chaudhary Para Powerlifting Men’s Heavyweight Bronze
Navjeet Dhillon Athletics Women’s Discus Throw Bronze
Hussamuddin Mohammed Boxing Men’s 56kg Bronze
Manoj Kumar Boxing Men’s 69kg Bronze
Naman Tanwar Boxing Men’s 91kg Bronze
Divya Kakran Wrestling Women’s Freestyle 68kg Bronze
Kiran Wrestling Women’s Freestyle 76kg Bronze
Sakshi Malik Wrestling Women”s 62 kg Nordic Bronze
Somveer Wrestling Men’s 86 kg freestyle Bronze

Indian athletes have really enlightened the entire world with their amazing talents in almost all the sport category by winning a medal. The motive always remains letting the Indian national flag shining in the skies of the world and at most levels, they obviously succeeded as well.

Some of them are from very nominal income level participants, the aim of whom to bring themselves to the shining world of sports despite their inability to manage with the heavy expenses of training and participating.

Kunsh Technologies salutes to all those participants and medal winners of XXI Common Wealth Games 2018 who have marked their valued presence in the history of these gaming events.They will be loved and adored by us always. Their dedication, efforts, courage and performance will always be honored by Indian society in the country. They have made us feel proud and have encouraged more newbies and budding talents of the country to become a ‘sport gem’ of India so soon.

Source: Common Wealth Games 2018