CWG 2022: India finishes at 4th Place

The Commonwealth Games 2022 were held from July 28 to August 8, 2022, in which India has been ranked at 4th place, in terms of medals. India bagged a total of 61 medals, comprising of 22 Gold, 16 Silver, and 23 Bronze. This was India’s 4th best performance at the CWG with respect to winning gold medals.

Important facts related to India at CWG 2022 include;

  • India’s best-ever performance at the Commonwealth Games was in 2010, when it bagged 101 medals, including 38 Gold.
  • With respect to overall medals, Birmingham 2022 is 5th best performance, following;
  • 101 medals at CWG 2010 in New Delhi
  • 69 medals at CWG 2002 in Manchester 2002
  • 66 medals at CWG 2018 in Gold Coast
  • 64 medals at CWG 2014 in Glasgow.
  • At CWG 2022 in Birmingham, India has been placed behind Australia with 178 medals, England with 176 and Canada with 92 medals.
  • Tennis star Sharath Kamal turned out to be the most successful Indian athlete, with 4 medals comprising of 3 Gold.
  • Wrestlers added most to India’s medal tally. All the 12 Wrestlers have won medals.
  • Weightlifters bagged a total of 10 medals, including 3 Gold medals.
  • In Table Tennis, India secured 7 medals, including 4 Gold.
  • It secured 6 medals in track and field.
  • Women’s fours team created history in Lawn Bowls by securing India’s first gold medal in lawn bowls.

Though, shooting and archery was absent from Indian side, it performed well in Lawn Bowls, athletics, Para Powerlifting and other sports including wrestling, boxing, weightlifting, and badminton.

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