Taking the Commonwealth by storm

Indian women have truly changed the game this time!

The XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia have been a successful endeavour for Team India, which is placed 3rd in the medal tally with 42 medals! The cherry on top? Most of these medals are gold. Here, Pass the Mic celebrates all the women athletes who have made a mark in their fields.

 

We will be updating this list as the Games proceed.

 

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Tejaswini Sawant

Age: 37

Medal Tally: Sawant won a gold the 50m rifle position event and a silver in 50m prone shooting event

 

 

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Heena Sidhu

Age: 28

Medal Tally: Sidhu won a gold for the 25m pistol event and a silver for the 10m women's air pistol event

 

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Shreyasi Singh 

Age: 26

Medal Tally: Singh won a gold for the double trap shooting event

 

 

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Ashwini Ponnappa (with Satwik Rankireddy) 

Age: 25

Medal Tally: Ponappa and Rankireddy won a gold for the badminton mixed doubles event

 

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Indian (W) Table Tennis Team

Members: Manika Batra (22), Madhurika Patkar (unknown), Mouma Das (34)

Medal Tally: The team won India's first ever gold for table tennis at the Commonwealth Games

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Manu Bhaker

Age: 16

Medal Tally: Bhaker won a gold for the 10m air pistol event

 

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Punam Yadav

Age: 22

Medal Tally: Yadav won a gold for the weightlifting event in the 69kg category

 

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Sanjita Chanu

Age: 24

Medal Tally: Chanu won a gold for the weightlifting event in the 53kg category

 

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Mirabai Chanu 

Age: 23

Medal Tally: Chanu won a gold for the weightlifting event in the 48kg category

 

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Seema Punia 

Age: 34

Medal Tally: Punia won a silver for the discuss throw event

 

 

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Mehuli Ghosh 

Age: 17

Medal Tally: Ghosh won a silver for the 10m women's air rifle event

 

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Babita Kumari

Age: 28

Medal Tally: Kumari won a silver for the wrestling event in the 53kg category

 

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Apurvi Chandela 

Age: 25

Medal Tally: Yadav won a bronze for the 10m women's air rifle event

 

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Kiran 

Age: unknown

Medal Tally: Yadav won a bronze for the freestyle wrestling event in the 76kg category

 

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Navjeet Dhillon 

Age: 23

Medal Tally: Dhillon won a bronze for the discuss throw event

 

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