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Expectations Up with Indian Players at CWG Games as India Remains in Top 5 in Medal Tally

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Expectations Up with Indian Players at CWG Games as India Remains in Top 5 in Medal Tally

July 28
15:24 2014

cwg gamesGlasgow, Monday, July 28 – Apart from cricket, people are paying heed to other sports as well for the reason that Indian players are putting forward splendid show in the 2014 Commonwealth Games, which are taking place in Glasgow.

Sanjita Khumukchan, Sukhen Dey, Satish Sivalingam, Abhinav Bindra, Apurvi Chandela and Rahi Sarnobat making the country proud by winning the gold,  Mirabai Chanu Saikhom, Shushila Likmabam, Navjot Chana, the young and enthusiastic Malaika Goel, Prakash Nanjappa, Ayonika Paul and Anisa Sayyed pocketed silver in different sports.

The Bronze medalists Kalpana Thoudam, Ganesh Mali, Santoshi Matsa and Rajwinder Kaur have also made their country and its people proud amid hundreds and thousands of viewers.  Witnessing some of the immaculate performances in weightlifting, air rifle shooting, pistol shooting and judo, audiences now look forward to some more medals in the upcoming matches.

Australia is leading the medal tally with total number of 73 medals, England at the second spot with 57 medals, Scotland at third rank with 30 medals, Canada at 4th with 22 medals and India at no. 5 with 22 medals, with 6 gold, 9 silver and 7 bronze medals. Position of Indian squad is likely to go up in the coming days as a number of events are lined up to take place till August 3.

Approximately 4,950 athletes from more than 70 countries and territories have come under one roof to participate in different tournaments of the ongoing contest. In badminton, boxing, table tennis, wrestling etc, hopes for some more medals are yet on the cards. 27 events will take place on Monday, whereas 31, 19, 25, 20, 33 and 11 will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday – the closing day, respectively. Confidence of both experienced and inexperienced players are at cloud nine. A few have shown impeccable shows in distinct genres despite the fact that they took part in CWG games for the first time.

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