Highlights of the CWG 2022 Opening Ceremony: It was a memorable evening full of historical and cultural allusions to Birmingham, including the Bullring, Shakespeare, and a live performance by the Duran-Duran.
Highlights of the CWG 2022 Opening Ceremony:
It was a memorable evening full of historical and cultural allusions to Birmingham, including the Bullring, Shakespeare, and a live performance by the Duran-Duran. Prince Charles officially opened the games as almost 6500 athletes representing 72 nations went into the Alexander Stadium, which was packed with 30,000 spectators.
PV Sindhu, a celebrity in the sport of badminton, and Manpreet Singh, the captain of the Indian men’s team, led the Indian delegation.
The moment we all waited for patiently, finally arrived
How can Indians watch the CWG 2022 opening ceremony?
The Sony Ten network will broadcast the event’s opening ceremony live across all of its platforms in India. The same event may also be live broadcast on smartphones via the Sony LIV app. From 11:30 IST onward, viewers can access the opening ceremony on the Sony Liv website.
Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra expressed disappointment at not being able to represent his nation at the renowned competition in Birmingham after being disqualified from the upcoming Commonwealth Games.
India’s chances of winning a gold medal at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games
India’s medal total in the Commonwealth Games has increased over time. In the 2010 edition, when it hosted the Games in New Delhi, it won more medals than ever before. More than 1.3 billion people’s aspirations are resting on the shoulders of the more than 200 athletes who have qualified for the quadrennial extravaganza in Birmingham, England, in 2022.
India won a total of 66 medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, including 26 golds. Major sports including shooting (seven), weightlifting (five), wrestling (five), boxing (three), table tennis (three), badminton (two), and athletics all produced gold medalists (1).
The list of sports in this edition, however, no longer includes shooting. India’s medal total hence might not be as high as in the previous competition. Here is a list of athletes and groups who could potentially win gold at the future competition, which gets underway on July 28, 2022.