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