Who won the first gold medal for India on 2014 Commonwealth Games?

Who won the first gold medal for India on 2014 Commonwealth Games?

Vikas Gowda won a gold in the Men’s Discus throw event, thus winning the first gold medal for India in men’s athletics in 56 years….

India at the 2014 Commonwealth Games
Medals Ranked 5th Gold 15 Silver 30 Bronze 19 Total 64
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)

How many Commonwealth Games have been played in all including those of 2014?

It was the largest multi-sport event ever held in Scotland with around 4,950 athletes from 71 different nations and territories competing in 18 different sports, outranking the 1970 and 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh….2014 Commonwealth Games.

Logo of 2014 Commonwealth Games
Host city Glasgow
Website Glasgow2014.com

How many medals did India won in 2014 Commonwealth Games?

64 madels
The 2014 Commonwealth Games, was a multi-sport event held in Glasgow, Scotland from 23 July to 3 August 2014. It was officially known as the XX Commonwealth Games. India Got total of 64 madels (15 Golds, 30 Silvers, 19 Bronzes).

Which country won the highest number of medals in 2014 Commonwealth Games?

Medal Standings Glasgow 2014

Country Gold Total
Australia 49 137
Canada 32 82
Scotland 19 53
India 15 64

What was the old name of Commonwealth Games?

the British Empire Games
From 1930 to 1950 the Games were known as the British Empire Games, from 1954 until 1966 the British Empire and Commonwealth Games and from 1970 to 1974 they took on the title of British Commonwealth Games.

Is India a Commonwealth country?

When India and Pakistan were granted independence in 1947, they became members of the Commonwealth….Membership and criteria.

country date of Commonwealth membership
Australia 1931
New Zealand 1931
South Africa 1931 (left in 1961; rejoined 1994)
India 1947

Who won Sochi 2014?

United States
United States Beats Russia in a Shootout After a five-minute overtime failed to produce a winner, the United States defeated Russia, 3-2, in a shootout, when T.J. Oshie scored four times, including the game-winner.