Commonwealth Games 2022 Team India with Hopes High!

Commonwealth Games 2022 Starting on July 28, 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022 will also be known as Birmingham Games 2022. It is held from July 28 to August 8. Birmingham, England will be the main host city. There will be 15 other venues which will be spread across England that are hosting various sporting disciplines as part of Commonwealth Games 2022. Track Cycling will be held in Lee Valley Velo Park in Stanford. This venue is far off from other 15 venues. This will be the third time when Great Britain will be hosting the event. It was held in London (1934) and Manchester (2002) earlier.

Alexander Stadium, Birmingham

Commonwealth Games 2022: Member Countries

There are 51 member countries in the Commonwealth Federation which organizes the event. The names of those Commonwealth member countries are the following:

United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Malaysia, Nigeria, Cyprus, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, Kenya, Malawi, Malta, Zambia, The Gambia, Singapore, Guyana, Botswana, Lesotho, Barbados, Mauritius, Nauru, Swaziland, Tonga, Samoa, Fiji, Bangladesh, The Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Dominica, Kiribati, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Vanuatu, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, Maldives, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Namibia, Cameroon, Mozambique, Rwanda, Gabon, and Togo.

Commonwealth Games Schedule

The Commonwealth Games is conducted in every four years. The Games was conducted last in Gold Cost, Australia in 2018. Delhi, Indi had hosted the 19th edition of the Games in 2010. After Birmingham, the next edition of Commonwealth Games will be held in Victoria, Australia in 2026. Commonwealth Games 2022 full schedule can be viewed from here.

Commonwealth Games 2022 Venue

Alexander Stadium, Birmingham is hosting the Opening and Closing ceremonies. The stadium will host the athletics events in the Commonwealth Games 2022. The stadium was originally opened in 1976 with a capacity of 18,000 people. The Stadium is renovated recently for the Commonwealth Games 2022.

Commonwealth Games 2002 Mascot

A multicolored, athletic bull named Perry is the mascot for Birmingham Games 2022. The mascot is the design of a 10 year old girl named Emma Lou from Bolton. The name Perry is derived from Perry Barr Arena.

Commonwealth Games 2022 Team India

India will have a team of 215 athletes in Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham. The team is accompanied by a team of 107 officials and support staff in the team. India had finished third in the Gold Cost, Australia Games in 2018, behind Australia and England. India will miss its favorite shooting event in Commonwealth Games 2022. However, the Indian Olympic Association believes the team has the best odds in any games yet. The Indian team will be staying in five different ‘games villages’.

Commonwealth Games 2022 Neeraj Chopra

Neeraj Chopra will be leading the Track and Field Team comprising 37 members. Neeraj Chopra had a dream run in his Javelin events recently in world events. Neeraj Chopra had bagged gold in 2018 Commonwealth Games held in Gold Cost, Australia. India will have four more athletes to chase Javelin medals: D.P Manu, Rohit Yadav, Annu Rani and Shilpa Rani.

Commonwealth Games 2022 Medal Hopefuls

Some of the hopefuls for medals this time include the famous Neeraj Chopra in Javelin, PV Sindhu, Mirabai Chanu, Lovlina Borgohain, etc. India will be participating in 19 events in total.

Commonwealth Games 2022 Cricket

Women’s Cricket is making its first ever entry in Commonwealth Games. Indian cricket fans will be looking forward to the promising Indian team for a medal in the event. Indian Women’s Cricket team is lead by Harmanpreet Kaur.

Commonwealth Games 2022 Indian Hockey

Indian Women’s Hockey team will also be joining the contingent in Birmingham, Their recent FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup held in Barcelona saw them sharing 9th position with China. Savita Punia will be leading the team in Birmingham event.


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