New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated the Indian athletes for winning medals at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in their respective fields. In separate letters, the President said, “Your achievement is an example of what can be accomplished through hard work and dedication. You have made all Indians proud and proved that hard work always bring laurels.” The Delhi Games in 2010 was India’s most successful Commonwealth Games to date with Indian athletes winning 38 gold, 27 silver and 36 bronze medals. At the Glasgow Games this year, India has won 15 gold, 30 silver and 19 bronze medals so far.
Here’s a look at Indian athletes who won gold for the country: 1. Yogeshwar Dutt: Men’s wrestling, 65 kg freestyle 2. Babita Kumari: Women’s wrestling, 55 kg freestyle 3. Vikas Gowda: Men’s discus throw 4. Sushil Kumar: Men’s wrestling, 75kg 5. Amit Kumar: Men’s wrestling, 57kg 6. Vinesh Phogat: Women’s wrestling, 48kg 7. Jitu Rai: Men’s shooting, 50 m Pistol 8. Satish Sivalingam: Men’s weightlifting, 77 kg 9. Apurvi Chandela: Women’s shooting, 10 m Air Rifle 10. Rahi Sarnobat: Women’s shooting, 25 m Pistol 11. Abhinav Bindra: Men’s 10m Air Rifle 12. K Sanjita Chanu: Women’s weightlifting 48 kg category 13. Sukhen Dey: Men’s weightlifting 56 kg category 14. Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa: Women’s squash 15. Parupalli Kashyap: Men’s Badminton