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CWG 2022 First 4 days in numbers: Important feats achieved by Indian contingent in Birmingham so far

Seven Indians have won a medal in Weightlifting sport category at Commonwealth Games 2022.

Sudharshan Sridharan Author

Updated - 2 August 2022 11:17 am

After four days of the Commonwealth Games event, India has managed to win 9 medals. While 3 of them are Gold, 3 are Silver and the remaining 3 are Bronze. Out of these 9 medals, 7 of them have come in Weightlifting sport and the remaining two in Judo.

Here in this article, let’s have a look at some of the significant numbers achieved by the Indian contingent at the Commonwealth Games 2022.

1 – For the first time an Indian team will be winning a medal in Lawn bowls sport at Commonwealth Games.

– Before India 20 nations have won a medal in Lawn bowls sport at Commonwealth Games.

– India have won medals in 14 different sports category previously and this one will be their 15th sport to win a medal at Commonwealth Games.

2 – Shushila Devi is the first Indian to win two silver medals at Commonwealth Games for Judo Sport.

Indian athletes to win Silver medal at Commonwealth Games in Judo Sport:
Akram Shah in 2002
Navjot Chana in 2014
Shushila Devi in 2014 & 2022

Overall India has won 10 medals at Commonwealth Games for Judo Sport. Another Judoka named Vijay Kumar Yadav won a bronze medal in the commonwealth Games 2022.

Indian Players to win Bronze medal at Commonwealth Games in Judo Sport:
Narendar Singh in 1990
Rajinder Kumar Dhanger in 1990
Bhupinder Singh in 2002
Kalpana Devi Thoudam in 2014
Rajwinder Kaur in 2014
Vijay Kumar Yadav in 2022

5 – Mirabai Chanu became 5th Indian to win two Gold medals at two different Commonwealth Games events in the weightlifting discipline.

Indians to win the Gold medal in weightlifting competition at two different Commonwealth Games:
Kunjarani Devi in 2002 & 2006
Yumnam Chanu in 2006 & 2010
Sathish Sivalingam in 2014 & 2018
Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu in 2014 & 2018
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu in 2018 & 2022

Number of gold medals won by India at Commonwealth Games in Weightlifting:
1 in 1978
12 in 1990
3 in 1994
3 in 1998
11 in 2002
3 in 2006
2 in 2010
3 in 2014
5 in 2018
3 in 2022

Mirabai Chanu (Women’s 49 Kg), Jeremy Lalrinnunga (Men’s 67 Kg) and Achinta Sheuli (Men’s 73 Kg) have won gold medals in Commonwealth Games 2022 so far.

46 – India have overall won 46 gold medals in Weightlifting now at Commonwealth Games.

Most gold medals for India in any sport at Commonwealth Games:
Shooting – 63
Weightlifting – 46
Wrestling – 43

By winning 3 gold medals in this 2022 event, India’s tally in Weightlifting has gone past the tally of Wrestling sport now.

Teams to win most gold medals in Weightlifting Sport at Commonwealth Games:
Australia – 59
India – 46
England – 43

India have gone above England for winning the most gold medals in Weightlifting at Commonwealth Games.


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