Commonwealth Games 2018 Begin today

The Stats for the Games are

50/50 – For the first time in CWG History there will be equal number of Medal events for Men & Women after the addition of seven women’s events and categories across weightlifting ,Boxing and cycling.

6500 plus athletes are taking part

71 Nations and territories competing at the Games

275 Medal events.

18 sports and 7 Para Sports will be on display at 21st Games.

15 number of Sports that India will be competing including one Para sport

10 Core sports are there – Athletics,Badminton,boxing,Hockey,Lawn Bowls,Netball,rugby sevens,Squash,Swimming & Weightlifting.

8 Option sports are there – Basketball,Beach volleyball,Cycling,Gymnastics,Shooting, Table Tennis,Triathlon & Wrestling