In Pics: Army, Governments Celebrate India’s CWG Stars on Return
After a splendid performance at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, athletes from the Indian contingent returned home to a rousing welcome. Not only were they received amid much fanfare at the airport, but were also felicitated by several authorities.
Putting up their third-best show after the Delhi Games in 2010 and Manchester Games in 2002, India bagged a total of 66 medals at the Commonwealth Games in Australia this year.
Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on 18 April felicitated army athletes, who brought home a haul of three gold, three silver and four bronze medals from the CWG 2018.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on 16 April had honoured 16-year-old shooter Manu Bhaker of Jhajjar, who won gold medal in Commonwealth Games, with a turban and a cheque of Rs 1.5 crore, in Jhajjar.
Here’s a photo gallery from some of the ceremonies that celebrate India’s medallists at the recently concluded quadrennial games.
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