India finishes at 4th Place in Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

India finishes at 4th Place in Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

India at CWG 2022: India has been ranked at 4th place, in terms of medals in the Commonwealth Games 2022 which were held from July 28 to August 8, 2022.

Key Highlights:

  • 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.
  • India’s best-ever performance at the Commonwealth Games was in 2010, when it bagged 101 medals, including 38 Gold.
  • This was India's 18th appearance at the Commonwealth Games.
  • India has been placed behind Australia with 178 medals, England with 176 and Canada with 92 medals followed by New Zealand in the fifth position with 20 Gold.
  • Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won the first gold medal for the country at the Commonwealth Games 2022.
  • India won its first ever medal in Lawn Bowls after Women's Fours team won Gold Medal, and also Men's fours won Silver medal.
  • Sharath Kamal won four (3 Gold and 1 Silver) medals in Table Tennis.

List of Indian Medal winners in Commonwealth Games:

Gold Medal:

  • PV Sindhu - Badminton Women’s Singles
  • Lakshya Sen - Badminton Men’s Singles
  • Nikhat Zareen - Boxing Women’s Light Flyweight
  • Vinesh Phogat - Wrestling Women’s Freestyle 53kg
  • Ravi Kumar Dahiya - Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 57kg
  • Naveen - Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 74kg
  • Sharath Kamal - Table Tennis men’s singles
  • Nitu Ghanghas - Boxing Minimumweight
  • Amit Panghal - Boxing Flyweight
  • Bajrang Punia - Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 65kg
  • Sakshi Malik - Wrestling Women’s Freestyle 62kg
  • Deepak Punia - Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 86kg
  • Mirabai Chanu - Weightlifting Women’s 49kg
  • Jeremy Lalrinnunga - Weightlifting Men’s 67kg
  • Achinta Sheuli - Weightlifting Men’s 73kg
  • Lovely Choubey, Pinki, Nayanmoni Saikia, Rupa Rani Tirkey - Lawn Bowls Women’s Fours
  • Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, Harmeet Desai, Sanil Shetty - Table Tennis Men’s Team
  • Sudhir - Para Powerlifting Men’s Heavyweight
  • Bhavina Patel - Women’s Singles Classes 3-5
  • Eldhose Paul- Men’s Triple Jump
  • Sharath Kamal, Sreeja Akula - Table Tennis Mixed Team
  • Satwik Sairaj Rankireddi and Chirag Shetty - Badminton men’s doubles

Silver Medal:

  • India Men’s Hockey Team
  • India Women’s Cricket Team
  • Anshu Malik - Wrestling Women’s Freestyle 57kg
  • Murali Sreeshankar - Men’s Long Jump
  • Kidambi Srikanth, Satwik Sairaj, Sumeeth Reddy, Lakshya Sen, Chirag Shetty, Treesa Jolly, Aakarshi Kashyap, Ashwini Ponappa, Gayatri Gopichand, PV Sindhu - Badminton Mixed Team
  • Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan - Table Tennis Men’s Doubles
  • Vikas Thakur - Weightlifting Men’s 96kg
  • Shushila Devi Likmabam - Judo Women’s 48kg
  • Bindyarani Devi - Weightlifting Women’s 55kg
  • Tulika Maan - Judo Women’s +78kg
  • Sanket Sargar - Weightlifting Men’s 55kg
  • Avinash Sable - Men’s 3000m Steeplechase
  • Priyanka Goswami - Women’s 10km Race Walk
  • Dinesh Kumar, Chandan Kumar Singh, Sunil Bahadur, Navaneeth Singh - Lawn Bowls Men’s Fours
  • Abdullah Aboobacker - Men’s Triple Jump
  • Sagar Ahlawat - Boxing Men’s Super-Heavyweight

Bronze Medal:

  • Gururaja Poojary - Weightlifting Men’s 61kg
  • Vijay Kumar Yadav - Judo Men’s 60kg
  • Harjinder Kaur - Weightlifting Women’s 71kg
  • Lovepreet Singh - Weightlifting Men’s 109kg
  • Saurav Ghosal - Squash Men’s Singles
  • Gurdeep Singh - Weightlifting Men’s 109kg+
  • Tejaswin Shankar - Men’s High Jump
  • Divya Kakran - Wrestling Women’s 68kg
  • Mohit Grewal - Wrestling Men’s 125kg
  • Jaismine- Boxing Women’s Lightweight 60kg
  • Pooja Gehlot - Wrestling Freestyle Women’s 57=0kg
  • Pooja Sihag - Wrestling Freestyle Women’s 76kg
  • Hussamuddin - Men’s Boxing Featherweight
  • Deepak Nehra - Wrestling Freestyle Men’s 97kg
  • Sonalben Patel - Para Table Tennis Singles Classes 3-5
  • Rohit Tokas - Boxing Men’s Welterweight 67kg
  • Indian Women’s Hockey Team
  • Sandeep Kumar- Men’s 10,000m Race Walk
  • Annu Rani - Women’s Javelin Throw
  • Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Palikkal - Squash Mixed Doubles
  • Kidambi Srikanth - Badminton Men’s Singles
  • Gayatri Gopichand, Treesa Jolly - Badminton Women’s Doubles
  • G. Sathiyan - Table Tennis Men’s Singles

About CWG 2022:

  • Commonwealth Games 2022 started with the opening ceremony on July 28, 2022 and the closing ceremony of the event was held on August 8, 2022.
  • The CWG 2022 was held in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  • The flag bearers for the opening ceremony for India Manpreet Singh and P. V. Sindhu.
  • Flag bearers for closing ceremony were Nikhat Zareen and Sharath Achanta

India has been ranked in the 4th position in CWG 2022 with how gold medals?
A) 20
B) 21
C) 22
D) 23