CWG 2022: Beyond shooting, India finds 61 reasons to cheer in Birmingham

The athletes showed that India can look beyond Shooting. India, with 61 medals including 22 gold at Birmingham 2022 surprised all by winning in events where not even the ardent fans believed it could

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Eldhose Paul (Photo: SAI Media/ Twitter)

Abhishek Singh New Delhi
The Indian contingent at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games outshone, not just in the disciplines it participated in but also in the expectations of pundits, experts and critics. With shooting removed from the sporting disciplines at the Commonwealth Games for the first time since it was re-added in 1974, all believed that India would not be able to cross even the tally of 50 total medals, let alone repeat its performance of 26 gold and 66 total medals of CWG Gold Coast 2018. 

First Published: Aug 10 2022 | 8:27 PM IST

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