Commonwealth Games 2022 India Medal Tally

Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: 11 August 2022

The Commonwealth Games often referred to as the “Friendly Games” is a Quadrennial International multi-sport event among athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations.

Commonwealth Games was first held in 1930, and except in 1942 & 1946 (canceled due to World War II) had successively run every four years from 1950 till date. The Games were called the British Empire Games from 1930 to 1950, the British Empire and Commonwealth Games from 1954 to 1966, and British Commonwealth Games from 1970 to 1974.

The Games are overseen by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), which controls the sporting programme and selects host cities. The game’s movement consists of International Sports Federations (IFs), Commonwealth Games Associations (CGAs), and organizing committees for each specific Commonwealth Games.

Highlights Of India at the 2022 Commonwealth Games


No.HeaderInformation
1Competitors210 (106 Men & 104 Women)
2Sports16
3Flag Bearers
(Opening)
1) Manpreet Singh
2) P. V. Sindhu
4Flag Bearers
(Closing)
1) Nikhat Zareen
2) Sharath Achanta
5Officials24
6MedalsGold: 22
Silver 16
Bronze: 23
7Rank4th
8First MedalGold: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
Silver: Sanket Sargar
Bronze: Gururaja Poojary

Overview Of Commonwealth Games


EditionYearHostOpened ByCompetitorsTop Medal
I1930CanadaViscount Willingdon400England
II1934EnglandGeorge V500England
III1938AustraliaLord Wakehurst464Australia
~1942Canada~~~
~1946Wales~~~
IV1950New ZealandSir Bernard Freyberg590Australia
V1954CanadaEarl Alexander of Tunis662England
VI1958WalesPhilip, Duke of Edinburgh1122England
VII1962AustraliaPhilip, Duke of Edinburgh863Australia
VIII1966JamaicaPhilip, Duke of Edinburgh1050England
IX1970ScotlandPhilip, Duke of Edinburgh1383Australia
X1974New ZealandPhilip, Duke of Edinburgh1276Australia
XI1978CanadaElizabeth II1474Canada
XII1982AustraliaPhilip, Duke of Edinburgh1583Australia
XIII1986ScotlandElizabeth II1662England
XIV1990New ZealandPrince Edward2073Australia
XV1994CanadaElizabeth II2557Australia
XVI1998MalaysiaTuanku Jaafar3633Australia
XVII2002EnglandElizabeth II3679Australia
XVIII2006AustraliaElizabeth II4049Australia
XIX2010IndiaPratibha Patil
Charles, Prince of Wales
4352Australia
XX2014ScotlandElizabeth II4947England
XXI2018AustraliaCharles, Prince of Wales4426Australia
XXII2022EnglandCharles, Prince of Wales5054Australia
XXIII2026Australia~~~

Facts About Commonwealth Games


  • Athletes with a disability are included as full members of their national teams since 2002, making the Commonwealth Games the first fully inclusive international multi-sport event.
  • In 2018, the Games became the first global multi-sport event to feature an equal number of men’s and women’s medal events and four years later they are the first global multi-sport event to have more events for women than men.
  • Certain traditions, such as the hoisting of the Commonwealth Games flag and Queen’s Baton Relay, as well as the opening and closing ceremonies, are unique to the Games.
  • Although there are 56 members of the Commonwealth of Nations, there are 72 Commonwealth Games Associations.
  • Only six nations have participated in every Commonwealth Games: Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand, Scotland, and Wales. Of these six, Australia, England, Canada and New Zealand have each won at least one gold medal in every Game. 
  • Australia has been the highest achieving team for fourteen editions of the Games, England for seven, and Canada for one.
  • Commonwealth Games 2022 is the 22nd game to be held since 1930, It was held in Birmingham from 28th July to 8th August 2022.
  • The next Commonwealth Games will be the first games in history held in a decentralized way, as they are scheduled to be hosted across four cities in the Australian state of Victoria from 17th to 29th March 2026.

India At Commonwealth Games 2022


  • India’s appearance at the 2022 Commonwealth Games was India’s 18th appearance at the Games.
  • Hockey player Manpreet Singh and badminton athlete P. V. Sindhu served as the country’s opening ceremony flagbearers. Boxer Nikhat Zareen and Table Tennis player Sharath Achanta served as the country’s closing ceremony flagbearers.
  • In July 2022, the Indian team of 106 men and 104 women (210 Competitors) competing in 16 sports was named.
  • India did not compete in 3×3 Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Netball, and Rugby Sevens.
  • Indian para-athletes competed in Athletics, Para Powerlifting, Swimming, and Table Tennis.
  • Squash player Anahat Singh became the youngest Indian athlete to compete at the Commonwealth Games at just 14 years of age.
  • 45-year-old Lawn Bowls player Sunil Bahadur was the oldest player in the contingent.
  • India’s first Commonwealth medal of the Games was won by Sanket Sargar with a Silver in weightlifting on 30th July.
  • Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won the first Gold Medal for India at the Commonwealth Games 2022 on 30th July.
  • India won its first-ever medals in Lawn Bowls, the Women’s Fours team won Gold Medal while the Men’s Fours won the Silver medal.
  • Sharath Kamal Achanta won Four Medals in Table Tennis (3 Gold and 1 Silver) at the CWG 2022.
  • India won the most medals in the Wresting Sport, Gold: 6, Silver: 1, Bronze: 5, a total of 12 Medals.
  • The second sport where India won the most medals after Wresting was Weighlifting, Gold: 3, Silver: 3, Bronze: 4, a total of 10 Medals.

Indian Competitors At CWG 2022


No.SportMenWomenTotal
1Athletics201838
2Badminton5510
3Boxing8412
4Cricket~1515
5Cycling9413
6Gymnastics347
7Hockey181836
8Judo336
9Lawn Bowls5510
10Para Powerlifting235
11Squash549
12Swimming707
13Table Tennis5712
14Triathlon224
15Weightlifting8715
16Wrestling6612
Total106104210

Medals Won By Indian Players


Gold Medal Winners


No.AthleticSportsEventDate
1Saikhom Mirabai ChanuWeightliftingWomen’s
49Kg
30 Jul
2Jeremy LalrinnungaWeightliftingMen’s
67Kg
31 Jul
3Achinta SheuliWeightliftingMen’s
73Kg
31 Jul
4a) Lovely Choubey
b) Nayanmoni Saikia
c) Pinki Singh
d) Rupa Rani Tirkey
Lawn BowlsWomen’s
Fours
2 Aug
5a) Gnanasekaran
b) Harmeet Desai
c) Sanil Shetty
d) Sathiyan
e) Sharath Achanta
Table TennisMen’s
Team
2 Aug
6SudhirPara
Powerlifting
Men’s
Heavyweight
4 Aug
7Bajrang PuniaWrestlingMen’s
Freestyle
65Kg
5 Aug
8Sakshi MalikWrestlingWomen’s
Freestyle
62Kg
5 Aug
9Deepak PuniaWrestlingMen’s
Freestyle
86Kg
5 Aug
10Ravi Kumar DahiyaWrestlingMen’s
Freestyle
57Kg
6 Aug
11Vinesh PhogatWrestlingWomen’s
Freestyle
53Kg
6 Aug
12Naveen MalikWrestlingMen’s
Freestyle
74Kg
6 Aug
13Bhavina PatelTable TennisWomen’s
Singles
C3–5
6 Aug
14Nitu GhanghasBoxingWomen’s
48Kg
7 Aug
15Amit PanghalBoxingMen’s
51Kg
7 Aug
16Eldhose PaulAthleticsMen’s
Triple
Jump
7 Aug
17Nikhat ZareenBoxingWomen’s
50Kg
7 Aug
18a) Sharath Achanta
b) Sreeja Akula
Table TennisMixed
Doubles
7 Aug
19P. V. SindhuBadmintonWomen’s
Singles
8 Aug
20Lakshya SenBadmintonMen’s
Singles
8 Aug
21a) Chirag Shetty Satwiksairaj
b) Rankireddy
BadmintonMen’s
Doubles
8 Aug
22Sharath AchantaTable TennisMen’s
Singles
8 Aug

Silver Medal Winners


No.AthleticSportsEventDate
1Sanket SargarWeightliftingMen’s
55Kg
30 Jul
2Bindyarani DeviWeightliftingWomen’s
55Kg
30 Jul
3Shushila LikmabamJudoWomen’s
48Kg
1 Aug
4Vikas ThakurWeightliftingMen’s
96Kg
2 Aug
5India Badminton Team
a) Aakarshi Kashyap
b) Ashwini Ponnappa
c) B. Sumeeth Reddy
d) Chirag Shetty
e) Gayathri Gopichand
f) Lakshya Sen
g) P. V. Sindhu
h) Rankireddy
i) Satwiksairaj
j) Srikanth Kidambi
k) Treesa Jolly
BadmintonMixed
Team
2 Aug
6Tulika MaanJudoWomen’s
+78Kg
3 Aug
7Murali SreeshankarAthleticsMen’s
Long
Jump
4 Aug
8Anshu MalikWrestlingWomen’s
Freestyle
57Kg
5 Aug
9Priyanka GoswamiAthleticsWomen’s
10,000m
Walk
6 Aug
10Avinash SableAthleticsMen’s
3000 m
Steeplechase
6 Aug
11a) Chandan Singh
b) Dinesh Kumar
c) Navneet Singh
d) Sunil Bahadur
Lawn bowlsMen’s
Fours
6 Aug
12Abdulla AboobackerAthleticsMen’s
Triple
Jump
7 Aug
13a) Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
b) Sharath Achanta
Table tennisMen’s
Doubles
7 Aug
14India Women’s Cricket Team
a) Deepti Sharma
b) Harleen Deol
c) Harmanpreet Kaur
d) Jemimah Rodrigues
e) Meghna Singh
f) Pooja Vastrakar
g) Radha Yadav
h) Rajeshwari Gayakwad
i) Renuka Singh
j) Sabbhineni Meghana
k) Shafali Verma
l) Smriti Mandhana
m) Sneh Rana
n) Taniya Bhatia
o) Yastika Bhatia
CricketWomen’s
Cricket
7 Aug
15Sagar AhlawatBoxingMen’s
+92 kg
7 Aug
16India Men’s Hockey Team
a) Abhishek
b) Akashdeep Singh
c) Amit Rohidas
d) Gurjant Singh
e) Hardik Singh
f) Harmanpreet Singh
g) Jarmanpreet Singh
h) Jugraj Singh
i) Krishan Pathak
j) Lalit Upadhyay
k) Mandeep Singh
l) Manpreet Singh
m) Nilakanta Sharma
n) P. R. Sreejesh
o) Shamsher Singh
p) Surender Kumar
q) Varun Kumar
r) Vivek Prasad
HockeyMen’s
Tournament
8 Aug

Bronze Medal Winners


No.AthleticSportsEventDate
1Gururaja PoojaryWeightliftingMen’s
61Kg
30 Jul
2Vijay Kumar YadavJudoMen’s
60Kg
1 Aug
3Harjinder KaurWeightliftingWomen’s
71Kg
1 Aug
4Lovepreet SinghWeightliftingMen’s
109Kg
3 Aug
5Saurav GhosalSquashMen’s
Singles
3 Aug
6Gurdeep SinghWeightliftingMen’s
+109Kg
3 Aug
7Tejaswin ShankarAthleticsMen’s
High
Jump
3 Aug
8Divya KakranWrestlingWomen’s
Freestyle
68Kg
5 Aug
9Mohit GrewalWrestlingMen’s
Freestyle
125Kg
5 Aug
10Jaismine LamboriaBoxingWomen’s
Lightweight
6 Aug
11Pooja GehlotWrestlingWomen’s
Freestyle
50Kg
6 Aug
12Pooja SihagWrestlingWomen’s
Freestyle
76Kg
6 Aug
13Mohammad HussamuddinBoxingMen’s
Featherweight
6 Aug
14Deepak NehraWrestlingMen’s
Freestyle
97Kg
6 Aug
15Sonalben PatelTable TennisWomen’s
Singles
C3–5
6 Aug
16Rohit TokasBoxingMen’s
Welterweight
6 Aug
17India Women’s Hockey Team
a) Deep Grace Ekka
b) Gurjit Kaur
c) Jyoti
d) Lalremsiami
e) Monika Malik
f) Navneet Kaur
g) Neha Goyal
h) Nikki Pradhan
i) Nisha Warsi
j) Rajani Etimarpu
k) Salima Tete
l) Sangita Kumari
m) Savita Punia
n) Sharmila Devi
o) Sonika Tandi
p) Sushila Chanu
q) Udita Duhan
r) Vandana Katariya
HockeyWomen’s
Tournament
7 Aug
18Sandeep KumarAthleticsMen’s
10,000 m
Walk
7 Aug
19Annu RaniAthleticsWomen’s
Javelin
Throw
7 Aug
20a) Dipika Pallikal
b) Saurav Ghosal
SquashMixed
Doubles
7 Aug
21Srikanth KidambiBadmintonMen’s
Singles
7 Aug
22a) Gayathri Gopichand
b) Treesa Jolly
BadmintonWomen’s
Doubles
7 Aug
23Sathiyan GnanasekaranTable TennisMen’s
Singles
8 Aug

Medals By Sport


No.SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Wrestling61512
2Table tennis4127
3Weightlifting33410
4Boxing3137
5Badminton3126
6Athletics1438
7Lawn Bowls1102
8Para powerlifting1001
9Judo0213
10Hockey0112
11Cricket0101
12Squash0022
13Total22162361

Medals By Gender


No.GenderGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Male1391335
2Female86923
3Mixed1113
Total22162361

Medals By Date


DayDateGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Day 129 Jul0000
Day 230 Jul1214
Day 331 Jul2002
Day 41 Aug0123
Day 52 Aug2204
Day 63 Aug0145
Day 74 Aug1102
Day 85 Aug3126
Day 96 Aug43714
Day 107 Aug54615
Day 118 Aug4116
Total22162361

MCQs On Commonwealth Games 2022


1. Where was Commonwealth Games held for the first time?
a) Canada
b) England
c) Australia
d) Wales

2. When was Commonwealth Games held for the first time?
a) 1926
b) 1930
c) 1934
d) 1938

3. Where were Commonwealth Games held in 2018?
a) Australia
b) Scotland
c) India
d) England

4. Where was Commonwealth Games held in 2022?
a) Australia
b) Scotland
c) England
d) New Zealand

5. Where will Commonwealth Games be held in 2026?
a) Australia
b) Scotland
c) Malaysia
d) New Zealand

6. How many medals were won by Indian Men in the Commonwealth Games 2022?
a) 37 Medals
b) 35 Medals
c) 33 Medals
d) 31 Medals

7. How many medals were won by Indian Women in the Commonwealth Games 2022?
a) 33 Medals
b) 27 Medals
c) 23 Medals
d) 19 Medals

8. On which day did Indian players win the highest number of medals in the Commonwealth Games 2022?
a) 5th August 2022
b) 6th August 2022
c) 7th August 2022
d) 8th August 2022

9. Who is the youngest Indian athlete to compete at the Commonwealth Games?
a) Murali Sreeshankar
b) Nitu Ghanghas
c) Jeremy Lalrinnunga
d) Anahat Singh

10. In which sport India didn’t participate in the Commonwealth Games 2022?
a) Lawn Bowls
b) Judo
c) Triathlon
d) Netball

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