India ended their Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2018 with a total haul of 66 medals (26 Gold, 20 Silver, and 20 Bronze). This was India’s second most successful Games overseas, behind only Manchester, 2002. You also Watch the video for details.
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Point to be Noted
- Venue: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
- Period: 4th April 2018 to 15th April 2018
- Main Venue: Carrara Stadium
- Motto: Share The Dream
- EMBLEM: Silhouette of the Skyline and landscape of Gold Coast
- MASCOT: Borobi
- Number of Nations Participated: 71
- Number of Sports: 19
- Number of Events: 275
- Opening Ceremony: Carrara Stadium, Gold Coast, Australia (Indian Flag Bearer- PV Sindhu)
- Closing Ceremony: Indian Flag Bearer- Mary Com
Commonwealth Games 2018 – Important Highlights
- Robert Pitcairn became the oldest athlete to debut at Gold Coast games 2018.
- Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian to win gold in Javelin Throw in Commonwealth Games.
- Saina Nehwal became the first Indian shuttler to have won two singles gold medals in badminton in Commonwealth Games.
- Shooter Anish Bhanwala (15-years) became India’s youngest gold medallist at the Commonwealth Games.
- The 2018 Commonwealth Games is the 21st edition of the multi-sport event Commonwealth Games.
- It is the first major multi-sport event which achieved GENDER EQUALITY by having an equal number of events for males and females.
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