How many medals has India won in Wrestling at the Commonwealth Games?

Quick Answer: India has won 102 wrestling medals at Commonwealth Games which include 43 gold, 37 silver and 22 bronze medals. 

The wrestling sporting event has been part of the Commonwealth Games since 1930. India has been one of the top performing nations in the game of wrestling. 

India has won 102 medals in wrestling which is second highest in the world. Canada led the dominance in the game of wrestling. 

How many medals has India won in Wrestling at the Commonwealth Games?

How many medals has India won in Wrestling at the Commonwealth Games – So if you are reading this, this means that just the number was not enough. You want to dig deep and get more information about who won and when did India win these 102 wrestling medals. So here we will be sharing India’s performance in Wrestling. 

How many medals has India won in Wrestling at the Commonwealth Games
How many medals has India won in Wrestling at the Commonwealth Games

India’s performance In Wrestling

1958 Cardiff Games

India won one gold and one silver medal at the 1958 Cardiff Games. Lila Ram Sangwan won the gold medal for India.

1966 Kingston Games

India won 3 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze medal at Kingston Games. With 7 medals, India has performed better than the previous edition.

1970 Edinburg Games

1970 Edinburg Games was one of the best games for Indian wrestlers till date. India won 9 medals which included 5 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze medal.

1974 Christchurch Games

India won 10 medals at the Christchurch Games. These 10 medals included 4 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze medal.

1978 Edmonton Games

India managed to win 9 medals which included three medals each gold, silver and bronze medals. The Indian wrestlers Satbir Singh, Rajinder Singh and Ashok Kumar were successful in getting gold for India.

1982 Brisbane Games

In the 1982 Brisbane Games, India won 9 medals which included 4 gold, 4 silver and 1 bronze medal. Ram Chander, Jagmandir Singh, Rajinder Singh and Mahabir Singh won gold medals at the Brisbane Games. 

1994 Victoria Games

Victoria Games were something India wrestlers would love to forget. It was not the bad performance but was nowhere close to their best performance. India failed to win gold medal in wrestling for the first time. They managed to win 5 medals which included 2 silver and 3 bronze medals. 

2002 Manchester Games

At the Manchester Games, India managed to win 6 medals. This time it was 3 gold and 3 silver medals.

2010 New Delhi Games

New Delhi was historic games for Indian teams in most of the sporting events. Being the host nations, Indian athletes were in nice touch and grabbed record medals. 

Wrestling returned to 2010 games after being dropped after 2002 games. Freestyle and Greco Roman for men and Freestyle for women was back into the games. 

21 wrestlers represented India out of which 19 won the medals. With 10 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze India also won the best team trophy.   

2014 Glasgow Games

India were dominant at Glasgow games. They won 13 medals which include 5 gold, 6 silver and 2 bronze. Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt won their second straight gold medal at CWG 2014. 

Even after ending the campaign with the most wrestling medals, Canada, who grabbed 12 medals, won the best team trophy due to the higher number of gold medals. 

2018 Gold Coast Games

The 2018 Gold Coast Games can be said to be one of the best games for the Indian wrestling team. Not in the form of the number of medals but India won the best team trophy. This means India won more medals as a team than all other nations. 

India bagged 12 medals which included 5 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze. It was a historic hat-trick of gold medals for Sushil Kumar while Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang won their 2nd straight gold at Commonwealth games. 

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