In pictures: India at the Commonwealth Games

Debdatta Sengupta8 Minute Read

Relive the best of India in the Gold Coast after a memorable run at the Commonwealth Games.

Saina's day of emotions

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Saina Nehwal, who rarely displays her emotions during wins, showcased a relatively unknown side as she won the women's singles title in the final against PV Sindhu.


A rare f(s)ight

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An overwhelmed Kristina O'Hara (in blue) hugs Mary Kom after losing to the Indian in the gold medal bout in the women's 45-48kg boxing event.


The lift of gold

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Mirabai Chanu celebrates as she successfully completes her winning lift, clinching India's first gold in Gold Coast. Mirabai was successful in all her six lifts and set new snatch, clean and jerk and total records.


The Indian prodigy

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What were you doing when you were 15? Anish Bhanwala became India's youngest ever gold medalist at the Commonwealth Games and could not contain his excitement.


Setting new records

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Jinson Johnson finished a commendable fifth in the men's 1500m with a timing of 3:37.86, breaking Bahadur Prasad's national record set in 1995.


What history feels like

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Manika Batra was elated after winning gold in the women's table tennis singles event. She went on to win two golds, one silver and one bronze in this edition of the Games to be India's most successful athlete in Gold Coast.


It's all about the team

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L-R: Ayyasamy Dharun, Jacob Amoj, Muhammed Anas Yahiya and Arokia Rajiv share a smile to lighten the mood after they could not finish the 4x400m final as Amoj fell down in the middle of his lap.


A leap of faith

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Arpinder Singh failed to replicate his bronze medal winning effort from the 2014 edition after finishing fourth in the men's triple jump event.


All's well that ends well

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Punam Yadav was chuffed to improve on her bronze medal from 2014 in Glasgow. She won gold in the women's 69kg category, the same category that Karnam Malleswari won bronze in at the Sydney Olympics.


The Emperor reigns supreme again

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Kidambi Srikanth might be the top ranked player in the world but he ended up second best against Lee Chong Wei, who became the first person to win three singles golds at the Commonwealth Games in badminton.


A Chak De! moment for Rani

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Even though India finished fourth, captain Rani Rampal scored a goal for the ages against South Africa in the pool stage to ensure their progress to the knockouts.


From Assam to Gold Coast

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Hima Das lit up the track with not just her scintillating speed but also her cheerful disposition and megawatt smile. She narrowly missed out on a medal, finishing sixth in the 400m.


Jitu's jig of glory

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Jitu Rai's (centre) happiness knows no bounds as celebrates his gold medal winning performance on the podium.


Shreyasi sets a new mark

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Shreyasi Singh's gold at the double trap became more memorable because it was India's first ever in the women's event at the Commonwealth Games.


The 'weight' is over

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Weightlifter Sathish Sivalingam lets out a laugh of relief after a successful lift for gold.


India draw a blank in hockey

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The Indian hockey team were more than a bit dejected after a heartbreaking loss against England in the bronze medal match.


It's all in the eyes

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Sixteen-year-old Manu Bhaker gathers her thoughts in the final of the 10m air pistol - an event she went on to win by a humongous margin of 6.9 points.


A famous 1-2

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Tejaswini Sawant and Anjum Moudgil finished in the top two positions in the 50m rifle 3 positions event, with Sawant setting a new Games record too.


Sushil reigns supreme again

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India's only multiple Olympics medalist in an individual sport, Sushil Kumar, completed a hat-trick of golds at the Games without conceding a single point.


The race of his life

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Mohammad Anas ran the race of his life in the men's 400m final, finishing fourth with a new national record of 45.31 seconds.


It's all in the name

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Sanjita Chanu receives her medal after becoming only the second Indian after Sanamacha Chanu to win gold in the 53kg category at the Games.


On top of the world

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The Indian flag rose high and handsome in the sky, as Neeraj Chopra won the country's first ever gold medal in the javelin throw.