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Final wrap up: Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Reading Time: 4 minutesA final wrap up of India’s performance at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

India has finished in fifth place at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The team haul included 15 GOLD, 30 SILVER and 19 BRONZE medals, making a total of 64 medals.

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It was India’s third best showing in the Commonwealth Games after the 100 plus bounty at home in Delhi four years back and the 69 medals they picked up at Manchester in 2002.


Final Medal List for India


Sanjita Khumukchan: women’s 48 kg weightlifting

Sukhen Dey: men’s 56 kg weightlifting

Abhinav Bindra: men’s 10 metre air rifle shooting

Apurvi Chandela: women’s 10 metre air rifle shooting

Rahi Sarnobat: women’s 25 metre pistol shooting

Satish Sivalingam: men’s 77 kg weightlifting

Jitu Rai: men’s 50 metre pistol shooting

Amit Kumar: men’s freestyle 57 kg wrestling

Vinesh Phogat: women’s freestyle 48 kg wrestling

Sushil Kumar: men’s freestyle 74 kg wrestling

Babita Kumari: women’s freestyle 55 kg wrestling

Yogeshwar Dutt: men’s freestyle 65 kg wrestling

Vikas Gowda: men’s discus throw athletics

Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa: women’s doubles squash

Parupalli Kashyap: men’s singles badminton


Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal celebrate winning Gold in women’s doubles squash



Mirabai Chanu Saikhom: women’s 48 kg weightlifting

Shushila Likmabam: women’s 48 kg judo

Navjot Chana: men’s 60 kg judo

Malaika Goel: women’s 10 metre air pistol shooting

Santoshi Matsa: women’s 53 kg weightlifting

Prakash Nanjappa: men’s 10 metre air pistol shooting

Ayonika Paul: women’s 10 metre air rifle shooting

Anisa Sayyed: women’s 25 metre pistol shooting

Shreyasi Singh: women’s double trap shooting

Ravi Katulu: men’s 77 kg weightlifting

Gurpal Singh: men’s 50 metre pistol shooting

Gagan Narang: men’s 50 metre rifle prone shooting

Vikas Thakur: men’s 85 kg weightlifting

Harpreet Singh: men’s 25 metre rapid fire pistol shooting

Sanjeev Rajput: men’s 50 metre rifle 3 positions shooting

Rajeev Tomar: men’s freestyle 125 kg wrestling

Lalita: women’s freestyle 53 kg wrestling

Bajrang: men’s freestyle 61 kg wrestling

Sakshi Malik: women’s freestyle 58 kg wrestling

Satywart Kadian: men’s freestyle 97 kg wrestling

Geetika Jakhar: women’s freestyle 63 kg wrestling

Seema Punia: women’s discus throw athletics

Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj: men’s doubles table tennis

L Sarita Devi: women’s 57-60 kg boxing

L Devendro Singh: men’s 49 kg boxing

Mandeep Jangra: men’s 69 kg boxing

Rajinder Rahelu: men’s heavyweight powerlifting

Vijender Singh: men’s 75 kg boxing

India: men’s hockey

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa: women’s doubles badminton



Ganesh Mali: men’s 56 kg weightlifting

Kalpana Thoudam: women’s 52 kg judo

Swati Singh: women’s 53 kg weightlifting

Rajwinder Kaur: women’s +78 kg judo

Omkar Otari: men’s 69 kg weightlifting

Mohammed Asab: men’s double trap shooting

Punam Yadav: women’s 63 kg weightlifting

Manavjit Sandhu: men’s trap shooting

Gagan Narang: men’s 50 metre rifle 3 positions shooting

Lajja Gauswami: women’s 50 metre rifle 3 positions shooting

Chandrakant Mali: men’s 94 kg weightlifting

Navjot Kaur: women’s freestyle 69 kg wrestling

Dipa Karmakar: women’s vault gymnastics artistic

Pawan Kumar: men’s freestyle 86 kg wrestling

Pinki Jangra: women’s 48-51 kg boxing

Sakina Khatun: women’s lightweight powerlifting

P.V. Sindhu: women’s singles badminton

R.M.V. Gurusaidutt: men’s singles badminton

Arpinder Singh: men’s triple jump athletics



In badminton, Parupalli Kashyap broke a 32-year jinx to claim the men’s singles  gold, while the women’s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, and the men’s hockey team, clinched silvers to cap an creditable Indian showing at the 20th Commonwealth Games which closed Sunday.

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap clinched a hard-fought men’s singles gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games
Image: NDTV

The day’s hero for India was second seed Kashyap, who emulated former champions Prakash Padukone (1978) and Syed Modi (1982) to win the men’s singles title.

The 27-year-old clinched his first major championship by defeating Singaporean sixth seed Zi Liang Derek Wong 21-14, 11-21, 21-19 in just over an hour at the Emirates Arena.

Much was expected from Jwala and Ashwini but they could not replicate their gold medal-winning performance of 2010 and had to be content with the silver, losing the final 17-21, 21-23 in 41 minutes to Malaysian second seeds Vivian Kah Mun Hoo and Khe Wei Woon.

Reminiscent of the 2010 Games, India again lost to Australia in men’s hockey final — but this time the margin was halved to 0-4 — and settled for the silver medal.

India were impressive in their 2-4 loss to Australia in the group games. But when it mattered the most, the goals dried up for India.

The cycle road race brought disappointment as all the six male cyclists on show Sunday failed to finish.

In squash, Dipika Pallikal and her partner Joshana Chinappa won a gold medal in the women’s double event in Glasgow, which was a first ever medal for India in the racquet sport. Pallikal, who is engaged to Indian cricketer Dinesh Karthik, took to Twitter after her win to express her joy and thankfulness for her husband’s presence at the event, saying: “So glad I could have my man with me on such a magical day!”



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