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Commonwealth Games: How many medals did India win so far in Commonwealth Games? Best performance in Delhi

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215 players from India will participate in the Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham, England from 28 July. India has participated 17 times in this tournament which started in 1930. He did not participate four times. Indian players did not participate in the 1930, 1950, 1962 and 1986 Commonwealth Games. When Indian players participated for the first time in 1934, it is called the British Empire Games. Let us know how India’s performance has been so far.

For the first time after independence, India participated in the Commonwealth Games in 1954. The number of medals crossed 10 for the first time in 1966. India gained momentum after the 1966 Commonwealth Games. After that the number of medals continued to increase. India did its best in hosting 2010.
London 1934: Indian players entered the tournament for the first time. Six athletes competed in 10 track and field events and one wrestling event. India won its first medal then. He was given a silver medal by Rashid Anwar in the men’s 74kg freestyle wrestling event. He is the first Indian sportsperson to win a medal in the Commonwealth Games.

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Sydney 1938: India mainly participated in cycling but did not win a single medal.

Vancouver 1954: India entered the Commonwealth Games for the first time since independence in 1947. He did not participate in the 1950 Auckland Commonwealth Games. Athletes from India participated in some sports in 1954 but did not win a single medal.

Cardiff 1958: India got gold medal in Commonwealth Games for the first time. Legendary sprinter Milkha Singh became the first Indian athlete to win a gold in the Commonwealth Games. He finished first in the men’s 440 yard event. In wrestling, wrestler Leela Ram won India gold in the men’s 100kg freestyle event. For the first time this year, Indian women athletes competed in the Commonwealth Games. Track and field athletes Stephanie D’Souza and Elizabeth Davenport took part. In wrestling, Laxmikant Pandey won the silver medal.
Kingston, Jamaica 1966: India did not participate in the 1962 Perth Commonwealth Games. In 1966, India got three gold, four silver and three bronze. In this way India won 10 medals. It was the best performance ever. All three golds of India were found in wrestling. Two silver and two bronze also came from the same games. Mohan Ghosh became the first Indian to win a medal in weightlifting and Dinesh Khanna in badminton. Both won silver and bronze medals respectively.

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Delhi 2010: India got the opportunity to host the Commonwealth Games for the first time. India did their best this time. He won 101 medals. These included 38 gold, 27 silver and 36 bronze medals. India could not repeat such a performance again.
India’s performance in Commonwealth Games

year location Gold Silver A bronze gross place
1930 hamilton , , , , not attended
1934 London 1 1 12
1938 Sydney ,
1950 auckland , , , , not attended
1954 vancouver ,
1958 cardiff 2 1 3 8
1962 Perth , , , , not attended
1966 Kingston 3 4 3 10 8
1970 Edinburgh 5 3 4 12 6
1974 Christchurch 4 8 3 15 6
1978 edmonton 5 4 6 15 6
1982 Brisbane 5 8 3 16 6
1986 Edinburgh , , , , not attended
1990 auckland 13 8 11 32 5
1994 Victoria 6 11 7 24 6
nineteen ninety eight Kuala Lumpur 7 10 8 25 7
2002 manchester 30 22 17 69 4
2006 Melbourne 22 17 11 50 4
2010 Delhi 38 27 36 101 2
2014 Glasgow 15 30 19 64 55
2018 gold coast 26 20 20 66 3
gross , 181 173 149 503 4
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In which sport how many medals of India

Play Gold Silver A bronze gross
Shooting 63 44 28 135
weightlifting 43 48 34 125
Wrestling 43 37 22 102
boxing 8 12 17 37
badminton 7 7 11 25
table tennis 6 4 10 20
athlete 5 10 13 28
archery 3 1 4 8
Hockey 1 3 4
squash 1 2 3
Tennis 1 1 2 4
judo 3 5 8
gymnastics 1 2 3
swimming 1 1

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215 players from India will participate in the Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham, England from 28 July. India has participated 17 times in this tournament which started in 1930. He did not participate four times. Indian players did not participate in the 1930, 1950, 1962 and 1986 Commonwealth Games. When Indian players participated for the first time in 1934, it is called the British Empire Games. Let us know how India’s performance has been so far.

For the first time after independence, India participated in the Commonwealth Games in 1954. The number of medals crossed 10 for the first time in 1966. India gained momentum after the 1966 Commonwealth Games. After that the number of medals continued to increase. India’s best performance in its hosting in 2010.

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