Gold Coast, April 16: And it’s a wrap. Drawing down the curtains, the 21st Commonwealth Games 2018 in Australia witnessed a colorful ceremony with legendary Boxer MC Mary Kom leading Indian delegation carrying tricolor. Indian competitors ended their campaign in the eleven day event on the third place, with 66 medals including 26 Gold, 20 Silver and 20 Bronze medals.
On the final day today, India won seven medals which include Gold, Four Silver and two Bronze. The lone Gold came in women's singles Badminton, in which star shuttlers P V Sindhu and Saina Nehal were pitted against each other in the final.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed hope that India’s success at Commonwealth Games 2018 will motivate more youngsters to pursue sports and create larger awareness on the importance of fitness in everyone’s lives.
Silver came in squash, when the duo of Dipika Pallikal Karthik and Joshna Chinappa lost to Joelle King and Landers-Murphy of New Zealand in women's doubles final.