How India fared in Commonwealth Games 2018 in Goldcoast, Australia 

India's top achievements in CWG 2018

The Olympic gold medallist, in his CWG debut, Neeraj Chopra started with a monster throw of 85.50m. The world junior record holder remained on the top with 86.47m, marking the final blow and season-best, thereby winning India’s fourth individual gold medal in Commonwealth Games history in track and field.

Neeraj Chopra, Javelin Throw

The Imphal-born, Mirabai Chanu lived up to expectations as she won India’s first gold medal in the 48kg weightlifting event in the 2018 CWG. She won a silver medal in the Tokyo Olympics last year.

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Mirabai Chanu, Weightlifting

India’s first-ever gold in women’s table tennis singles event came from Manika Batra in Singapore where she defeated Mengyu Yu in straight sets.

Manika Batra, Table Tennis

Veteran Indian paddler Sharath Kamal bagged the men’s singles table tennis bronze in the 2018 Commonwealth Games win over England’s Samuel Walker.

  Sharath Kamal, Table Tennis

Saina Nehwal clinched her second CWG  women’s singles title. The Indian team bagged its maiden gold in the badminton mixed team event, defeating Malaysia. K. Srikanth, lost to Lee Chong and therefore won a silver medal. Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also finished with a silver medal.

 Badminton (Mixed team, Saina, Srikanth, Sindhu)

Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal won silver as they went down fighting to Cameron Pilley and Donna Lobban of Australia. India ended its CGW campaign in squash with two silver medals after Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa lost in the women’s doubles final.

   Squash (women’s doubles and mixed team)

The Indian women’s table tennis team created history by winning the gold medal. The men’s table tennis also won a gold medal. For the bronze medal, Manika and G. Sathiyan defeated Sharath Kamal and Mouma Das in the mixed doubles.

 Table Tennis (mixed doubles, men’s, women’s team)

India won nine medals in the 2018 CWG with three medals in each colour. MC Mary Kom created history by becoming India’s first woman boxer to claim a gold medal in CWG. Gaurav Solanki carried on India’s good work in the men’s 52 kg final. Vikas Krishan also won a gold in the men’s 75kg final. While Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik and Satish Kumar won silver, Naman Tanwar, Hussamudin Mohammed, and Manoj Kumar secured bronze.


Rahul Aware guided India to its first gold medal in wrestling. Sushil Kumar clinched his third CWG gold. Bajrang Punia won the men’s 65kg freestyle wrestling title. Vinesh Phogat won her second gold.


Seema Punia returned home with her fourth successive CWG medal as she and Navjeet Kaur Dhillon opened India’s medal tally in athletics. Seema has now won three silver medals. Navjeet, the 2014 World junior medallist came good in the sixth round to get to a distance of 57.43m.

 Seema Punia and Navjeet Kaur Dhillon, Athletics

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