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Commonwealth Games 2022: Lesser-known facts about Team India's past CWG campaigns

July 29, 2022
India has won a total of over 500 medals in the 17 editions of the Commonwealth Games, since its inception in 1934
India's overall medal tally at the CWG stands at 503, which includes 181 gold, 173 silver, and 149 bronze medals
India's best performance in the CWG came during the 2010 edition in New Delhi. India finished 2nd in the tally with 38 gold, 27 silver and 36 bronze medals.
India has won 231 out of their 503 CWG medals in the last three editions of the tournament
Shooter Jaspal Rana is India's most successful athlete in the history of the Commonwealth Games, with a total of 15 medals. This also includes nine gold medals
India's first ever gold medal in athletics came during the 1958 CWG at Cardiff, where Milkha Singh won the gold in the 440 yards sprint event
India's first ever gold medal in badminton came during the 1978 edition at Edmonton when Prakash Padukone won the men's single event
India has won a total of 63 gold medals in shooting at the CWG. Unfortunately, shooting is not a part of the CWG 2022