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The 2018 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XXI Commonwealth Games or Gold Coast 2018,which is held in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, between 4 and 15 April 2018. It was the fifth time Australia had hosted the Commonwealth Games. Officially Opened by Charles,Prince of Wales.There were 71 nations competing at 2018 Commonwealth Games and 275 events were conducted in 19 sports.

The next Commonwealth Games are to be held in Birmingham, England from 27 July to 7 August 2022, This is the third time England has hosted the Games.The Previous Commonwealth Games took place in GlasgowScotland, from 23 July to 3 August 2014

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2018 Commonwealth GamesMotto:

The official motto for the 2018 Commonwealth Games was “Share the Dream”. It was chosen to highlight the dreams and experience at the games that were shared by participants of the games, ranging from athletes to volunteers and the host country Australia to the world including the Commonwealth nations.


The emblem of the 2018 Commonwealth Games was a silhouette of the skyline and landscape of Gold Coast, the host city of the games.

Mascot:2018 Commonwealth Games Borobi

Borobi was named as the mascot of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in 2016. Borobi is a blue koala, with indigenous markings on its body. The term “borobi” means koala in the Yugambeh language, spoken by the indigenous Yugambeh people of the Gold Coast and surrounding areas. 

2018 Commonwealth Games Medal Table

commonwealth games 2018 medal tally

About CommonWealth Games:

Formed in 1932.Headquarters of CommonWealth Games is London,England,United Kingdom.There are 71 Commonwealth Games Association members. President of CommonWealth Games  is Louise Martin ,Scotland.

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India in CommonWealth Games 2018:

India ended its campaign in Gold Coast with a total of 66 medals (26 Gold, 20 Silver, 20 Bronze). This is India’s third most successful Commonwealth Games. India was the best nation in 5 disciplines, weightlifting, shooting, wrestling, badminton and table tennis, and the second best nation in boxing. PV Sindhu was India’s flag bearer.

India best remains 101 in NewDelhi(2010) followed by 69 in Manchester(2002). india in commonwealth games 2018


  • India won the most highest number of medals in Shooting.This became possible after the emergence of Young Indian Shooter like Anish Bhanwala Aged 15,who created history by becoming the country’s youngest gold medal winner in Common Wealth Games.He registered a total score of 30,a new Games record.
  • In women’s table tennis event,the Indian team won its gold medal which is the first ever gold medal in the commonwealth Games.
  • Ace Tennis player Manika Batra Won medal in each event she participated(Women’s team, Women’s singles, Women’s doubles,Mixed doubles).She became the first women Singles gold medal winner in CWG.
  • Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu,Won the First Gold Medal in Women’s 48 kg in the CommonWealth Games and broke the records in the ‘Snatch’ section,the ‘Clean & Jerk’ and the overall games record.
  • Following her weightlifter Deepak Lather from Haryana became the youngest Weightlifter to claim a commonwealth Games medal,clinching a Bronze in men’s 69kg Category.
  • Weightlifter Venkat Rahul Ragala is the first Indian to win Gold medal in the 85kg Category in the Common Wealth Games.
  • Neeraj Chopra,aged 20 years who was the former Junior World Champion won Gold medal. Neeraj thus became the first Gold medal winner & the second javelin thrower from India to claim a CWG medal — the first being Kashinath Naik, who fetched a bronze in the 2010 Delhi Games
  • Saina Nehwal became the first Indian to win two singles golds at the games after defeating P.V.Sindhu.With this win Saina, ranked 12th in the world.
  • The Gold Medal won by India’s Mixed Badminton team is the country’s first Medal in that Category at the Commonwealth Games.

Medals won by India:

Event GoldSilverBronzeTotalRank
Table Tennis32381
Para Powerlifting




The list of Medal Winners are:

S.No       NameEventMedal
1Manu BhakerWomen’s 10 metre air pistolGold
2Jitu RaiMen’s 10 metre air pistolGold
3Heena SidhuWomen’s 25 metre PistolGold
4Shreyasi SinghWomen’s Double TrapGold
5Tejaswini SawantWomen’s 50metre rifle 3 PositionsGold
6Anish BhanwalaMen’s 25 metre rapid fire PistolGold
7Sanjeev RajputMen’s 50metre rifle 3 PositionsGold
8Heena SidhuWomen’s 10 metre air pistolSilver
9Mehuli GhoshWomen’s 10 metre air rifleSilver
10Tejaswini SawantWomen’s 50metre rifle proneSilver
11Anjum MoudgilWomen’s 50m rifle 3 PositionsSilver
12Ravi KumarMen’s 10 metre air rifleBronze
13Om Prakash MitharwalMen’s 10 metre air pistolBronze
14Apurvi ChandelaWomen’s 10 metre air rifleBronze
15Om Prakash MitharwalMen’s 50 metre pistolBronze
16Ankur MittalMen’s double trapBronze


The list of Medal Winners are: 

S.No          NameEventMedal
1Rahul AwareMen’s freestyle 57 kgGold
2Sushil KumarMen’s freestyle 74 kgGold
3Bajrang PuniaMen’s freestyle 65 kgGold
4Sumit MalikMen’s freestyle 125 kgGold
5Vinesh PhogatWomen’s freestyle 50 kgGold
6Babita KumariWomen’s freestyle 53 kgSilver
7Pooja DhandaWomen’s freestyle 57 kgSilver
8Mausam KhatriMen’s freestyle 97 kgSilver
9Kiran BishnoiWomen’s freestyle 76 kgBronze
10Divya KakranWomen’s freestyle 68 kgBronze
11Sakshi MalikWomen’s freestyle 62 kgBronze
12Somveer KadianMen’s freestyle 86 kgBronze


The list of Medal Winners are:

S.No          NameEventMedal
1Saikhom Mirabai ChanuWomen’s 48 kgGold
2Khumukcham Sanjita ChanuWomen’s 53 kgGold
3Sathish SivalingamMen’s 77 kgGold
4Ragala Venkat RahulMen’s 85 kgGold
5Punam YadavWomen’s 69 kgGold
6Gururaja PoojaryMen’s 56 kgSilver
7Pardeep SinghMen’s 105 kgSilver
8Deepak LatherMen’s 69 kgBronze
9Vikas ThakurMen’s 94 kgBronze


The list of Medal Winners are:

S.No          NameEventMedal
1Mary KomWomen’s light flyweight 48 kgGold
2Gaurav SolankiMen’s flyweight 52 kgGold
3Vikas Krishan YadavMen’s middleweight 75 kgGold
4Amit PanghalMen’s light flyweight 49 kgSilver
5Manish KaushikMen’s lightweight 60 kgSilver
6Satish KumarMen’s super heavyweight (+91 kg)Silver
7Naman TanwarMen’s heavyweight 91 kgBronze
8Hussamuddin MohammedMen’s bantamweight 56 kgBronze
9Manoj KumarMen’s welterweight 69 kgBronze

 Table Tennis:

The list of Medal Winners are:

S.No          NameEventMedal
1Manika Batra
Mouma Das
Sutirtha Mukherjee
Madhurika Patkar
Pooja Sahasrabudhe
Women’s teamGold
2Sharath Achanta
Anthony Amalraj
Harmeet Desai
Sanil Shetty
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
Men’s teamGold
3Manika BatraWomen’s singlesGold
4Manika Batra
Mouma Das
Women’s doublesSilver
5Sharath Achanta
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
Men’s doublesSilver
6Harmeet Desai
Sanil Shetty
Men’s doublesBronze
7Manika Batra
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
Mixed doublesBronze
8Sharath AchantaMen’s singlesBronze


The list of Medal Winners are:

S.No          NameEventMedal
1Pranav Chopra
Prannoy Kumar
Saina Nehwal
Ashwini Ponnappa
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
Sikki Reddy
Chirag Shetty
Gadde Ruthvika Shivani
P V Sindhu
Kidambi Srikanth
Mixed teamGold
2Saina NehwalWomen’s singlesGold
3P. V. SindhuWomen’s singlesSilver
4Kidambi SrikanthMen’s singlesSilver
5Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
Chirag Shetty
Men’s doublesSilver
6Ashwini Ponnappa
Sikki Reddy
Women’s doublesBronze


The list of Medal Winners are:

S.No          NameEventMedal
1Neeraj ChopraMen’s javelin throwGold
2Seema AntilWomen’s discus throwSilver
3Navjeet DhillonWomen’s discus throwBronze


The list of Medal Winners are:

S.No               NameEventMedal
1Dipika Pallikal Karthik,
Saurav Ghosal
Mixed doublesSilver
2Dipika Pallikal Karthik,
Joshna Chinappa
Women’s doublesSilver

 Para Powerlifting:

S.No          NameEventMedal
1Sachin ChaudharyMen’s heavyweightBronze


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