LIVE | CWG 2018 Opening Ceremony: PV Sindhu leads 217- Indian contingent at Gold Coast

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PV Sindhu leads 217- Indian contingent at Gold Coast

NEW DELHI:The Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2018 has started with a grand opening ceremony at the Carrara Stadium in Gold Coast. The ceremony has been started on April 4 (Wednesday) at 3:30 in which at least 4,500 athletes from 71 nations will be appear to emulate for 275 gold medals at the Commonwealth Games.

This is the first major multi-sport event which will have the same number of men’s and women’s medal events.

218-member Indian group will be aiming to get a bagful of medals and improve on the nation’s fifth-place standing at the 2014 Games in Glasgow.

At the previous edition of Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, the Indian medal tally stood at 64 – 15 gold, 30 silver and 19 bronze.

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