Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth GamesCommonwealth Games 2018

The 2018 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XXI Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Gold Coast 2018, were an international multi-sport event for members of the Commonwealth. It was held on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, between 4th and 15th April 2018. It was the fifth time Australia had hosted the Commonwealth Games. More than 4,400 athletes including 300 para-athletes from 71 Commonwealth Games Associations took part in the event.

Motto of Commonwealth Games 2018: Share the Dream

Mascot :Borobi,  It is a blue koala, with indigenous markings on its body.

Medals Tally

Sl. No. Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Australia 80 59 59 198
2 England 45 45 46 136
3 India 26 20 20 66
4 Canada 15 40 27 82
5 New Zealand 15 16 15 46

 

Sporting event-wise medals won by India in Commonwealth Games 2018-

Event Gold Silver Bronze Total
Shooting 7 4 5 16
Wrestling 5 3 4 12
Weightlifting 5 2 2 9
Boxing 3 3 3 9
Table Tennis 3 2 3 8
Badminton 2 3 1 6
Athletics 1 1 1 3
Squash 0 2 0 2
Powerlifting 0 0 1 1
Total 26 20 20 66

India’s flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony: PV Sindhu

India’s flag bearer at the Closing Ceremony: Mary Kom

Next Commonwealth Games will be held in 2022 from 27th July 2022 to 7th August 2022.

Venue of Commonwealth Games 2022: Birmingham (U.K.) . 

Motto of Commonwealth Games 2022:Heart of the UK, Soul of the Commonwealth