‘GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE,’ India Rise In Commonwealth Games 2022

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India had a very successful weekend at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. 11 medals total—5 gold, 3 silver, and 3 bronze—were won by the nation. Champions of weightlifting have put on their greatest displays.

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On July 30, 2022, during the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu broke four records in a thrilling performance to win India’s first gold medal ever.

On day three of the CWG, on July 31, Jeremy Lalrinnunga continued the domination of his nation in the weightlifting competition by winning the second gold medal, moving India up to the top six on the medal standings.

Achinta Sheuli, an Indian weightlifter, achieved his high expectations by winning India’s third gold medal at the CWG 2022. He knocked at his first CWG.

As India extended its medal-winning streak at the Commonwealth Games, weightlifter Bindyarani Devi won silver in the women’s 55kg division.

Sanket Sagar, an Indian weightlifter, won silver in the men’s 55kg division at the Commonwealth Games to start his nation’s medal tally. On July 30, P. Gururaja won bronze in the men’s 61 kg weight division at the Birmingham CWG in 2022.

India won 66 medals overall at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, including 26 Gold medals, 20 Silver medals, and 20 Bronze medals. This is high time to break this previous record. 

India’s PM tweeted: 

Undoubtedly, India’s “Yuva Shakti” has raised the country to ‘immense pride and glory. 

ABHIJEET ANAND

Sociologist, Engineer, and Content writer

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