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Canada 26 32 34 92
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ABOUT Commonwealth Games 2022

Held every four years, with a hiatus during World War II, the Commonwealth Games have grown from featuring 11 countries and 400 athletes in its first edition in 1930 at Hamilton, Canada to a global spectacle of 4,600 sportsmen and women from across 72 nations and territories at its latest and 22nd edition at Birmingham England in 2022.

According to the Birmingham 2022 website, "The core values of humanity, equality and destiny, the Games aim to unite the Commonwealth family through a glorious festival of sport."

What is Birmingham 2022?

The 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Games is officially known as Birmingham 2022. According to the official website of the games, the edition at Birmingham is going to be different because, "It will deliver the biggest integrated para-sports programme of any Commonwealth Games and, for the first time in global multi-sport event history, ore medals will be awarded to women than men."

What are the sports India is participating in at Birmingham 2022?

In total, 18 sports including the para-sports across various disciplines will be played at Birmingham 2022. India will be participating in 15 sporting events which are as follows:

Aquatics, Athletics and Para Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cricket T20, Cycling, Gymnastics, Lawn Balls, Powerlifting, Squash, Table Tennis, Triathlon, Weightlifting, Wrestling.

India would not be taking part in Netball, Basketball and Rugby Sevens.

What has been India’s record at the Commonwealth Games so far?

So far, India has missed only four editions of the game in 1930, 1950, 1962 and 1986. In the rest 17 editions that it participated in, the athletes have managed to win 181 gold, 173 silver and 149 bronze medals to get the tally to 503 total medals. In the overall medal table, India stands fourth behind Australia, England and Canada. India’s first medal was won by Rashid Anwar in the 1934 London Games.