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There was lots of sporting action to celebrate on day one at the 2022 Commonwealth Games with medals won in Triathlon, Cycling, Artistic Gymnastics and Swimming.
The Birmingham Commonwealth Games were off to a brilliant start with one of the most fabulous opening ceremonies in recent memory. A swathe of celebrities with ties to the city enthralled the 30,000-strong crowd present at the Alexander Stadium. A cultural spectacle showcasing the glorified history of the host city swept the onlookers off their feet.
The 12-day sporting extravaganza that has participants from 71 nations will witness some top-quality displays of sporting brilliance. The Indian team head into the event with the promise of a strong overall performance. The national contingent picked up 66 medals in the last edition of the CWG at Gold Coast, Australia.
The unit will take encouragement from the memories of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, held in New Delhi, where India bagged 101 medals.
|CWG 2022 MEDAL STANDINGS|
The Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham got underway on July 28 with the opening ceremony and will go on till August 08. There are 280 events in 20 sports at this edition of the Games, including cricket. India have enjoyed its best-ever medal haul in 2010 when New Delhi hosted the Games. This time, with a 215-strong contingent, India has started off with a strong showing.
July 28 saw the opening ceremony and the events have begun on July 29 and go on until August 07. The closing ceremony will be held on August 08. Both the opening and closing ceremonies will be held at the Alexander Stadium. The Indian women’s cricket team lost their opening game against Australia, but the blockbuster clash will take place on July 31 when India faces Pakistan at Edgbaston which will be a mouthwatering encounter to watch for the fans.