Detail Note On 20TH COMMONWEALTH GAME-2014


20TH COMMONWEALTH GAME-2014 :-

HOST CITY : Glasgow, Scotland
MOTTO : People, Place, Passion
MASCOT : Clyde
NATIONS PARTICIPATING : 71 Commonwealth Teams
EVENTS : 261 in 18 sports
OFFICIALLY OPENED BY : Elizabeth II

TOP 5 COUNTRIES IN MEDAL TABLES :-

RANK-COUNTRY-GOLD-SILVER-BRONZE
1 – England [ENG] – 58 – 59 – 57 – 174
2 – Australia [AUS] – 49 – 42 – 46 – 137
3 – Canada [CAN] – 32 – 16 – 34 – 82
4 – Scotland [SCO] – 19 – 15 – 19 – 53
5 – India [IND] – 15 – 30 – 19 – 64

INDIA AT THE COMMONWEALTH GAME 2014 :-

* Competitors : 215 in 14 sports
* Flag bearer : Opening: Vijay Kuma
* Flag bearer : Closing : Seema Punia

** Weightlifters Sukhen, Sanjita win first Gold medals for India in CWG-2014
** Vikas Gowda won a gold in the Men’s Discus throw event, thus winning the first gold medal for India in men’s athletics in 56 years.
** Kashyap Parupalli won a gold in Badminton Men’s Singles, becoming the first Indian male shuttler in 32 years to win a gold medal in the singles event at the Commonwealth Games.

GOLD MEDALISTS :-

* Yogeshwar Dutt: Men’s wrestling, 65 kg freestyle
* Babita Kumari: Women’s wrestling, 55 kg freestyle
* Vikas Gowda: Men’s discus throw
* Sushil Kumar: Men’s wrestling, 75kg
* Amit Kumar: Men’s wrestling, 57kg
* Vinesh Phogat: Women’s wrestling, 48kg
* Jitu Rai: Men’s shooting, 50 m Pistol.
* Satish Sivalingam: Men’s weightlifting, 77 kg
* Apurvi Chandela: Women’s shooting, 10 m Air Rifle
* Rahi Sarnobat: Women’s shooting, 25 m Pistol.
* Abhinav Bindra: Men’s 10m Air Rifle
* K Sanjita Chanu: Women’s weightlifting 48 kg.
* Sukhen Dey: Men’s weightlifting 56 kg category
* Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa: Women’s squash
* Parupalli Kashyap: Men’s Badminton

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