India at the 2006 Commonwealth Games

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India
 at the Commonwealth Games

Flag of India
CGF code  IND
CGA Indian Olympic Association
Website olympic.ind.in
At the 2006 Commonwealth Games
in Melbourne, Australia
Flag bearer Opening:Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Closing:
Medals
Rank: 4
Gold
22
Silver
17
Bronze
11
Total
50
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India was represented at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a 270-member strong contingent comprising 183 sportspersons and 77 officials. 2004 Summer Olympics silver medalist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was the flag bearer for India.

Samresh Jung was chosen as the winner of the inaugural David Dixon Award, which honours the outstanding athlete at each Commonwealth Games. Jung won seven medals at the 2006 Games, five gold, one silver and one bronze and set three new Games records along the way. As in the previous 2002 Commonwealth Games, India came fourth overall in the medals table, behind Australia, England and Canada.

Medals[edit]

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   Gold       Silver       Bronze    Total
Flag of India.svg India 22 17 10 49

Gold[edit]

Shooting:

Weightlifting:

Table Tennis:

Boxing:

Silver[edit]

Shooting:

Weightlifting:

Athletics:

  • Seema Antil, Women's Discus Throw
  • Women's 4 x 400m Relay

Boxing:

Hockey:

  • India women's national field hockey team

Bronze[edit]

Badminton:

Table Tennis:

  • Women's Team Event

Shooting:

Weightlifting:

Athletics:

Boxing:

India's Teams at the 2006 Commonwealth Games[edit]

Field Hockey[edit]

Men's Team[edit]

Head Coach: Rajinder Singh

Women's Team[edit]

Head Coach: Maharaj Krishan Kaushik

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Medal winners for India".  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)

External links[edit]