India at the 1978 Commonwealth Games

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India at the
1978 Commonwealth Games
Flag of India.svg
CGF code IND
CGA Indian Olympic Association
Website olympic.ind.in
in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Flag bearer Opening:
Closing:
Medals
Ranked 6th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
5 5 5 15
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)
British Empire Games
British Empire and Commonwealth Games
British Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games

This was the 8th time India participating in the Commonwealth Games.[1] India ranked 6th in the medal tally.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Prakash Padukone Badminton Men's Singles
 Gold Ekambaram Karunakaran Weightlifting Flyweight
 Gold Ashok Kumar Wrestling Light Flyweight
 Gold Satbir Singh Wrestling Bantamweight
 Gold Rajinder Singh Wrestling Welterweight

Silver Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Tamil Selvin Weightlifting Bantamweight
 Silver Sudesh Kumar Wrestling Flyweight
 Silver Jagdish Kumar Wrestling Lightweight
 Silver Jagminder Singh Wrestling Featherweight
 Silver Satpal Singh Wrestling Heavyweight

Bronze Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze Suresh Babu Athletics Long jump
 Bronze Ami Ghia
Kanwal Singh
Badminton Women's Doubles
 Bronze Birender Thapa Boxing Light Flyweight
 Bronze Kartar Singh Wrestling Light Heavyweight
 Bronze Ishwar Singh Wrestling Super Heavyweight

References[edit]