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India at CWG 2022- Finishes 4th with 61 medals but behind 101 medals achieved at Delhi 2010 edition

India finished 4th at the Commonwealth Games 2022; its best performance still remains to be at Delhi 2010 edition where India finished 2nd with 101 medals.

India ended its Commonwealth Games 2022 campaign with four gold medals on the last day. India won a total of 61 medals  and clinched the number four position in the medal tally. India’s medal tally consists of 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze medals. 

Gold Medal Winners for India (22)

It all started with weightlifter Mirabai Chanu’s gold but the Indian wrestlers lead the tally with 6 gold medals.

Wrestling

  • Sakshi Malik – Women’s Freestyle 62kg
  • Vinesh Phogat – Women’s Nordic 53kg
  • Bajrang Punia – Men’s Freestyle 65kg
  • Deepak Punia – Men’s Freestyle 86kg
  • Ravi Kumar Dahiya – Men’s Freestyle 57kg
  • Naveen – Men’s Freestyle 74kg

Weightlifting

  • Mirabai Chanu – Women’s 49kg
  • Jeremy Lalrinnunga – Men’s 67kg
  • Achinta Sheuli – Men’s 73kg

Boxing

  • Nikhat Zareen – Women’s Light Flyweight
  • Nitu Ghanghas – Minimum Weight
  • Amit Panghal – Flyweight

Badminton

  • PV Sindhu – Women’s Singles
  • Lakshya Sen – Men’s Singles
  • Satwik Sairaj Rankireddi and Chirag Shetty – Men’s Doubles

Table Tennis

  • Sharath Kamal – Men’s Singles
  • Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula – Mixed Team  
  • Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, Harmeet Desai, Sanil Shetty – Men’s Team

Para Sport

  • Sudhir – Para Powerlifting Men’s Heavyweight
  • Bhavina Patel – Table Tennis Women’s Singles Classes 3-5

Athletics

  • Eldhose Paul- Men’s Triple Jump

Lawn Bowl

  • Lovely Choubey, Pinki, Nayanmoni Saikia, Rupa Rani Tirkey – Women’s Fours

Silver Medal Winners for India (16)

Athletics

  • Murali Sreeshankar – Men’s Long Jump
  • Avinash Sable – Men’s 3000m Steeplechase
  • Priyanka Goswami – Women’s 10km Race Walk
  • Abdullah Aboobacker – Men’s Triple Jump

Weightlifting

  • Vikas Thakur – Men’s 96kg
  • Bindyarani Devi – Women’s 55kg
  • Sanket Sargar – Men’s 55kg

Judo

  • Shushila Devi Likmabam – Women’s 48kg
  • Tulika Maan – Women’s +78kg

Wrestling

  • Anshu Malik – Women’s Freestyle 57kg

Badminton

  • Kidambi Srikanth, Satwik Sairaj, Sumeeth Reddy, Lakshya Sen, Chirag Shetty, Treesa Jolly, Aakarshi Kashyap, Ashwini Ponappa, Gayatri Gopichand, PV Sindhu – Mixed Team

Table Tennis

  • Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan – Men’s Doubles

Boxing

  • Sagar Ahlawat – Men’s Super Heavyweight

Lawn Bowl

  • Dinesh Kumar, Chandan Kumar Singh, Sunil Bahadur, Navaneeth Singh – Men’s Fours

Cricket

  • Indian Women’s T20

Hockey

  • Indian Men

Bronze Medal Winners for India (23)

Wrestling

  • Divya Kakran – Women’s Freestyle 68kg
  • Pooja Gehlot – Nordic Women’s 57kg
  • Pooja Sihag – Freestyle Women’s 76kg
  • Mohit Grewal – Men’s Freestyle 125kg
  • Deepak Nehra – Freestyle Men’s 97kg

Weightlifting

  • Gururaja Poojary – Men’s 61kg
  • Harjinder Kaur – Women’s 71kg
  • Lovepreet Singh – Men’s 109kg
  • Gurdeep Singh – Men’s 109kg+

Boxing

  • Jaismine- Women’s Lightweight 60kg
  • Hussamuddin – Boxing Featherweight
  • Rohit Tokas – Men’s Welterweight 67kg

Athletics

  • Tejaswin Shankar – Men’s High Jump
  • Sandeep Kumar- 10,000m Race Walk
  • Annu Rani – Women’s Javelin Throw

Badminton

  • Kidambi Srikanth – Men’s Singles
  • Gayathri Gopichand, Treesa Jolly – Women’s Doubles

Squash

  • Saurav Ghosal – Men’s Singles
  • Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Palikkal – Mixed Doubles

Table Tennis

  • G. Sathiyan – Men’s Singles

Judo

  • Vijay Kumar Yadav – Men’s 60kg

Para Sport

  • Sonalben Patel – Table Tennis Women’s Singles Classes 3-5

Hockey

  • Women’s Hockey 

India is participating in the Commonwealth Games since 1954. Prior to that the Games were known as British Empire games. India had participated in those games under the British India flag. After independence, India had skipped the 1962 and 1986 games. 

India’s performances over the years since 1954-

Year Gold Silver Bronze Total Position
1954 0 0 0 0
1958 2 1 0 3 8th
1962 3 4 3 10 8th
1970 5 3 4 12 6th
1974 4 8 3 15 6th
1978 5 4 5 14 6th
1982 5 8 3 16 6th
1990 13 8 11 32 5th
1994 6 11 7 24 6th
1998 7 10 8 25 7th
2002 30 22 17 69 4th
2006 22 17 11 50 4th
2010 38 27 36 101 2nd
2014 15 30 19 64 5th
2018 26 20 20 66 3rd
2022 22 16 23 61 4th
Total 203 190 170 563  
 
 

About Poulomi Kundu

PoulomiKundu started her career in 2000 as a freelance journalist in Hindustan Times. Soon after she was selected an intern in Zee News, Kolkata. After her post- graduation in English, Poulomi joined the leading television production house of eastern India, Rainbow Productions. She was a journalist in Khas Khobor, a Bengali news magazine programme in Doordarshan and also headed the post production department of another programme, Khas Kolkata. In 2004, Poulomi moved to Delhi as a creative writer in an advertising agency, Brand Stewards Pvt. Ltd. In 2005, she again shifted her base for a better opportunity and that in Mumbai. There she got the job in Raa Media Pvt Ltd. as an associate director of two programmes for Doordarshan-Yuva and Paisa Vasool. In the meantime, she also wrote features in DNA as a freelancer. Poulomi directs promotional videos, develops scripts for films for Corporate and NGOs. But an ardent sports lover, Poulomi always had an urge to contribute somewhere in the field of sports. Her love for sports started from an early age when she played gully cricket and football for local teams. Academics and professional hazards sometimes took her away from her passion, but it never died in her. She always nurtured the never-ending dream. So she materialized her dream in the form of ‘SPORTSAVOUR’. It is an online sports portal that serves sports with the tagline ‘For the indigenous, unconventional, unknown’.

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