Commonwealth Games 2010 Medal Tally: India won its first ever Commonwealth Gymnastics medal

By on Oct 8, 2010 in Sports, World Comments

Updated October 15:

Here is the link to the Commonwealth Games 2010 Closing Ceremony Video.

Updated October 14:

Here is the Commonwealth Games 2010 (CWG2010) Final Medal Tally.

Updated October 10, 3am.

Here is the latest Commonwealth Games 2010 Medal Tally as of October 9, with 6 days of the said sports event.

Today is Day 5 of the Commonwealth Games 2010, and India was said to make its own history after Ashish Kumar won its first ever Commonwealth Games medal for Gymnastics.

According to a news report on CWGDelhi2010.org, Kumar won the bronze medal for the Floor Exercise category in the men’s event.

This is India’s first medal in Gymnastics since the Commonwealth Games started in 1930.

The 19-year old athlete was highly applauded by this hometown crowd as he scored an impressive 14.475 points to grab the bronze medal.

So to speak, Australia and India continues to compete with each other in terms of winning the most number of gold medals.

Both nations are expecting to add more gold medals as they dominated the Tennis court yesterday at the R.K. Khanna Tennis Stadium.

And just a few minutes ago, India was reported to have won another gold medal after Gagan Narang and Imran Hasan won in the Pairs 50 m Rifle 3 Positions.

Speaking of medals, below is the latest medal tally of the Commonwealth Games 2010 as of October 8, taken from CWG.ndtv.com.

As one can notice, Australia continues to lead the race by winning 32 gold, 19 silver, and 18 bronze medals; with a total of 69 medals.

Still, India is quite far on its second place in winning gold medals, with 16 gold, 11 silver, and 9 bronze medals, while their total medals won is 36.

Incidentally, England remains on the third place in terms of gold medals but lands on the second spot for the number of medals won.

England has so far won 12 gold, 24 silver, and 12 bronze medals, and has a total of 48 medals won.

To get the latest Commonwealth Games 2010 medal tally and news highlights, you can visit our CWG2010 Medal Tally and News page.



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