India finished 3rd in the Commonwealth Games 2018 held at Glasgow by striking 26 gold medals. Australia stood at No.1 and England at No.2 showed their supremacy in the world of sports. India did climb the ladder by two steps, from the 5th position during the in the previous Commonwealth Games.
Javelin throw to his best at 86.47 meters by Neeraj Chopra picked a gold, an exceptional one to India with an excellent performance.It did not stop there, Seema Punia and Navjeet Kaur Dhillion bagged silver and Bronze respectively in discuss throw for women.
Indian shooters grabbed seven gold, eight silver and bronze medals tallying 15. Anish Bhanwala just at15 years of age proved his best, the youngest gold winner in 25-meter rapid fire pistol. Manu Bhaker won a gold in 10-meter air pistol event.
Indian weightlifters lifted five gold, two silver, two Bronze medals in this games. Height light of it was in 48 kg for women Mirabai Channu, the world champion too lifted a gold.
Indian wrestlers showed their power by bagging five golds, three silvers, and four Bronze totaling 12 .Sushil Kumar undisputed king of Indian wrestling won a gold medal for the third time consecutively in the Commonwealth Games to a record.In 50-kilogram category for women, Vinesh Phogat won a gold medal wiping her tears at Rio-Olympics.
The battle between Saina Nehwal and P.V.Sindhu, Sania prevailed on P.V.Sindhu, won a gold. Kidambi Srikant world champion had to satisfy himself with a silver losing to Lee Chong Wei in the Men's singles.
Indian table tennis has simply grown itself to International standards, Manika Batra the Delhi star lifted a gold in the women's table tennis too proves the changing scenario in the Indian table tennis.
Mary Kom and Indian women Boxing team won 5 gold medals in 46 to 48-kilogram category.Vikas Krishan and Gaurav Solanki too won gold medals.Three gold, three silver and two bronze in the history of Indian boxing is a significant achievement.
Indian contingent brought 26 golds,20 silvers, and 20 Bronze medals to India in the Commonwealth Games in 2018.