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  • Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 Closes: India Finishes 5th



    Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 Closes: India Finishes 5th

    Twentieth version of Commonwealth Games 2014 ended yesterday at Glasgow. The closing ceremony was performed by the renown Pop star Kylie Minogue. Commonwealth Games 2014 is the biggest sporting extravaganza Scotland has ever hosted.

    British Prime Minister David Cameron, Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex and vice patron of Commonwealth Games Federation, declared the Glasgow 2014 closed as a representative of the head of the Commonwealth to mark the end of the event. Colourful fireworks on a cloudy night skyline signalled the end of the 11-day competition among 4,929 athletes from 71 countries and territories of the erstwhile British Empire.

    Superb performance by the team India as India finishes 5th place in the tournament. India has won 15 gold, 30 silver and 19 bronze medals.

    England triumphed in the Commonwealth Games medals table for the first time in 28 years on Sunday, but there were final day consolations for former top dog Australia with wins in men`s hockey and netball.

    Here are the Gold medalist for India:

    K Sanjita Chanu: Women's weightlifting 48 kg category



    Babita Kumari: Women's wrestling, 55 kg freestyle



    Sukhen Dey: Men's weightlifting 56 kg category



    Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa: Women's squash



    Parupalli Kashyap: Men's Badminton



    Yogeshwar Dutt: Men's wrestling, 65 kg freestyle



    Gowda: Men's discus throw



    Sushil Kumar: Men's wrestling, 75kg



    Amit Kumar: Men's wrestling, 57kg



    Vinesh Phogat: Women's wrestling, 48kg



    Jitu Rai: Men's shooting, 50 m Pistol



    Satish Sivalingam: Men's weightlifting, 77 kg



    Apurvi Chandela: Women's shooting, 10 m Air Rifle



    Here is the Final Medal Tally.





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