In the recently published editorial titled, Watch Their Space, we see how the recently concluded Commonwealth Games 2018 has given India many new champions to follow. The 21st Commonwealth Games 2018 commenced on 04 April 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia. The Indian contingent, consisting of over 200 athletes, was led by Rio Olympic Silver medalist flag-bearer PV Sindhu.
Commonwealth Games 2018 concluded yesterday as India stood third on the medal table after Australia and England. India claimed 26 Gold, 20 Silver and 20 Bronze medals in the games and registered its third most impressive performance. Earlier, India had finished second at the medal table in 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, with a total of 101 medals. 38 Gold medals were bagged that year, followed by 30 in 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games and now 26 in Gold Coast. Over 4,500 athletes from 71 nations and territories performed for 275 gold medals. The Blue Koala Borobi was the official mascot of the Commonwealth Games 2018.
The performance registered this year, has left a certain mark in the otherwise Cricket frenzy nation. Luckily for India, there are new champions to follow. The Commonwealth Games has added the much-required variety to the sporting view. In the coming days, people should be following the Indian athletes to provide them their much due respect and to cheer them for future events. The show at Gold Coast has been the prologue to many a racy page-turner in sporting careers. For the entire Editorial, CLICK HERE
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