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10 Proud Moments For India at Commonwealth Games 2018

Sports | Associated Press | April 16, 2018, 5:52 pm
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 Manika Batra’s twin gold medal-winning performance. (Image: AP)

Manika Batra’s twin gold medal-winning performance. (Image: AP)

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 Sushil Kumar and Mary Kom show old is Gold. For Mary, a CWG medal was missing from the kitty, while Sushil answered his critics who questioned his ability. Both came away with top prize with commanding performances. (Image: PTI)

Sushil Kumar and Mary Kom show old is Gold. For Mary, a CWG medal was missing from the kitty, while Sushil answered his critics who questioned his ability. Both came away with top prize with commanding performances. (Image: PTI)

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 On any given day, a Saina Nehwal vs PV Sindhu match generates a great amount of interest, and rightly so as they are among the top shuttlers in the world. Saina beat Sindhu 21-18, 23-21 it showed that her hunger was very much alive. (Image: PTI)

On any given day, a Saina Nehwal vs PV Sindhu match generates a great amount of interest, and rightly so as they are among the top shuttlers in the world. Saina beat Sindhu 21-18, 23-21 it showed that her hunger was very much alive. (Image: PTI)

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 India’s 500th medal at the Commonwealth Games. This was achieved when Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal won Silver in the women’s doubles event. (Image: PTI)

India’s 500th medal at the Commonwealth Games. This was achieved when Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal won Silver in the women’s doubles event. (Image: PTI)

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 Hima Das qualifying for Women’s 400m Final. 18-year old Hima Das was not expected to initially stun everyone by making the cut for the Games. She finished sixth in the final – an extremely positive result by any standards for a rookie. (Image: PTI)

Hima Das qualifying for Women’s 400m Final. 18-year old Hima Das was not expected to initially stun everyone by making the cut for the Games. She finished sixth in the final – an extremely positive result by any standards for a rookie. (Image: PTI)

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 Manu Bhaker smashing games record at the age of 16. (Image: AP)

Manu Bhaker smashing games record at the age of 16. (Image: AP)

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 Mohammad Anas was expected to do well in Gold Coast but when he qualified for the final as one of the fastest in the field, it raised hopes of a Milkha Singh-like performance from 1958. Anas ran his heart out in the final but missed the podium by a whisker. (Image: PTI)

Mohammad Anas was expected to do well in Gold Coast but when he qualified for the final as one of the fastest in the field, it raised hopes of a Milkha Singh-like performance from 1958. Anas ran his heart out in the final but missed the podium by a whisker. (Image: PTI)

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 Neeraj Chopra’s Javelin Gold. He threw 86.47m to clinch India’s maiden Javelin Gold medal at the senior level. (Image: AP)

Neeraj Chopra’s Javelin Gold. He threw 86.47m to clinch India’s maiden Javelin Gold medal at the senior level. (Image: AP)

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 Satish Kumar brings India’s first CWG medal in Super Heavyweight Boxing. (Image: AP)

Satish Kumar brings India’s first CWG medal in Super Heavyweight Boxing. (Image: AP)

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 All Indian Wrestlers return with medals. The medal rush kick-started with Babita Kumari in the Women’s 53kg and was capped off in a matter of 80 seconds by the legendary Sushil Kumar. (Image: PTI)

All Indian Wrestlers return with medals. The medal rush kick-started with Babita Kumari in the Women’s 53kg and was capped off in a matter of 80 seconds by the legendary Sushil Kumar. (Image: PTI)

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