XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Conclude

The 2010 Commonwealth Games which began on October 3,2010 came to a close on October 14, 2010 in New Delhi Around 7000 athletes from 71 Commonwealth nation and dependencies competed in 21 sports and 272 events. The opening and closing ceremonies were held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium – the main stadium of the event. The final medal tally was led by Australia by grabbing 177 medals. The Host nation India gave its strongest and most splendid ever performance to emerge second in medal tally followed by England which was placed third in the tally. India eventually more than doubled its medals tally of the previous Games in Melbourne. India had finished fourth in 2002 and
2006.

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Top 20 Medal Winners Countries:

Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
Australia 74 55 48 177
India 38 27 36 101
England 37 59 46 142
Canada 26 17 32 75
South Africa 12 11 10 33
Kenya 12 11 9 32
Malaysia 12 10 13 35
Singapore 11 11 9 31
Nigeria 11 10 14 35
Scotland 9 10 7 26
New Zealand 6 22 8 36
Cyprus 4 3 5 12
Northern Ireland 3 3 4 10
Samoa 3 1 4
Wales 2 7 10 19
Jamaica 2 4 1 7
Pakistan 2 1 2 5
Uganda 2 2
Bahamas 1 1 3 5
Nauru 1 1 2

India’s Final Medal Tally Category-wise:

S.No Sports Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Shooter 14 11 5 30
2 Wrestling 10 5 4 19
3 Archer 3 1 4 8
4 Weightlifting 2 2 4 8
5 Tennis 1 l 2 4
6 Athletics 2 3 7 12
7 Gymnastics 1 1 2
8 Table Tennis 1 1 3 5
9 Badminton 1 1 2
10 Boxing 3 4 7
11 Para-swimming 1 1
12 Hockey – m 1 1
13 Badminton 1 1
Total 38 26 35 101
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XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Conclude
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