Indian Athletes At Commonwealth Games 2022 Full List: Check Indian Contingent for CWG in Birmingham

India at Commonwealth Games: A Look at History and Total Medals Won, Overall Standings on Medal Tally Ahead of CWG 2022

The 2022 Commonwealth Games will the 22nd edition of the quadrennial event and will be held in Birmingham, England from July 28 to August 08, 2022. India have sent a squad of over 300 members that includes 215 athletes – 108 men and 107 women – who will be competing at the showpiece, A lot will be expected from the Indian athletes at CWG 2022 as they hope of securing medals. The 2022 edition will be the country’s 18th appearance at the Commonwealth Games. A Look at History of Commonwealth Games and Previous Hosts Ahead CWG 2022 Edition in Birmingham.

Indian Contingent At 2022 Commonwealth Games

Athletics

A squad of 37 members was selected to represent India at the 2022 Games headlined by Tokyo 2020 gold medalist Neeraj Chopra, who was later ruled out due to an injury.

Neeraj Chopra (ruled out)

Women’s 100m and 4x100m relay

Women’s long jump and triple jump

Badminton

A team of 10 members led by PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen was named to represent India in singles and doubles event of both men and women along with the mixed team event. India at Commonwealth Games 2022: List of Sports Indian Athletes Will be Participating in at CWG.

Boxing

Former medalist Amit Panghal and Mohammad Husamuddin will be representing India along with Nikhat Zareen. However, Mary Kom is not part of the 12-member team after she withdrew due to injury.

Cricket

The sport will be played for the first time at CWG since the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Games. This time it take place in Women’s T20I format and India have named a 15-member squad captained by Harmanpreet Kaur.

Indian Women’s Cricket Team

Cycling

Three members will represent India in the sport at Commonwealth Games 2022.

Hockey

As per the FIH World Rankings, both the Indian men and women’s team have qualified for the event at CWG 2022. An experienced men’s squad has been named by Indi after the 2022 Asian Games were postponed while a full-strength women’s team will also travel to Birmingham.

India Men’s Hockey Team

India Women’s Hockey Team

Judo

India announced a six-member judo team following the selection trials which were held from May 23 to May 26, 2022

Squash

A 9-member team, led by Dipika Pallikal will represent India in Squash at CWG 2022 including 14-year-old Anahat Singh.

Men’s Singles and Mixed Doubles

Men’s Singles, Men’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles

Men’s Singles and Men’s Doubles

Women’s Singles, Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles

Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles

Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu

Swimming

Four athletes have been named by India for various swimming events at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Men’s 50m, 100m and 200m Butterfly

Men’s 50m, 100m and 200m Backstroke

Men’s 200m, 400m and 1500m Freestyle

Table Tennis

The Indian squad comprises of 8mmembers – four men and four women. Meanwhile, two reserves players – Manush Shah and Swatika Ghosh will also travel with the team just in case.

Triathlon

India will send a four-member squad – two men and two women – for the event at CWG. At the moment, only the women’s team has been announced.

Weightlifting

Led by Tokyo 2020 silver medalist, Mirabai Chanu, 15-member squad from India will compete at the weightlifting event at Commonwealth Games 2022. The athletes booked their places in the team following a series of qualifying events.

Wrestling

The wrestlers secured their place in the Indian team by winning their respective categories at the selection trials. Tokyo 2020 silver Medalist Ravi Dahiya and bronze medalist Bajrang Punnia have also made the cut.

India have performed well at this quadrennial showpiece and are fourth in the all-time list with a total of 503 medals (181 gold, 173 silver, 149 bronze). Their most successful outing came in 2010 in Delhi when the athletes from the country secured a 101 medals for a second place finish. However, with India’s performance at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the competitors will be aiming to surpass that tally.

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