Indian women have truly changed the game this time!
The XXI Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast, Australia were a successful endeavour for Team India, which is placed 3rd in the medal tally with 66 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.
Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa
Age: 26 and 31
Medal Tally: Pallikal and Chinappa won a silver in the squash doubles event. Pallikal also won a silver in the squash mixed doubles event with Saurav Ghosal.
Medal Tally: Nehwal won a gold for badminton, beating compatriot P.V. Sindhu.
Medal Tally: Sawant won a gold the 50m rifle position event and a silver in 50m prone shooting event
Medal Tally: Sidhu won a gold for the 25m pistol event and a silver for the 10m women's air pistol event
Medal Tally: Singh won a gold for the double trap shooting event
Ashwini Ponnappa (with Satwik Rankireddy)
Medal Tally: Ponappa and Rankireddy won a gold for the badminton mixed doubles event
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. Manika also won a bronze in the mixed-doubles event.
Medal Tally: Bhaker won a gold for the 10m air pistol event
Medal Tally: Yadav won a gold for the weightlifting event in the 69kg category
Medal Tally: Chanu won a gold for the weightlifting event in the 53kg category
Medal Tally: Chanu won a gold for the weightlifting event in the 48kg category
Medal Tally: Punia won a silver for the discuss throw event
Medal Tally: Ghosh won a silver for the 10m women's air rifle event
Medal Tally: Kumari won a silver for the wrestling event in the 53kg category
Medal Tally: Yadav won a bronze for the 10m women's air rifle event
Medal Tally: Yadav won a bronze for the freestyle wrestling event in the 76kg category
Medal Tally: Dhillon won a bronze for the discuss throw event
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