15 April 2018

CWG 2018 Concludes: Australia Tops Medal Tally, India Third

CWG 2018 Concludes: Australia Tops Medal Tally, India Third


India finished third in the medals tally at the Commonwealth Games 2018 with 66 medals (26 Gold, 20 Silver and 20 Bronze). Only Australia with 198 medals and England with 136 were ahead. India's 26 Golds was also third, behind Australia (80) and England (45). India's combined 66 medals is its third-best showing in the history of the Games.

India's best remains 101 in New Delhi (2010), followed by 69 in Manchester (2002). India bettered its showing in Glasgow 2014, where we finished fifth overall, by just two medals. In Glasgow, India claimed 15 Gold, 30 Silver and 19 Bronze. India's best Gold tally of 38 came at home in 2010. India's maximum medals came from shooting (16), followed by wrestling (12) and weightlifting (9).

Source- The Hindu


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