22nd Commonwealth Games starts at Birmingham UK – The 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Games has started off at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, the United Kingdom with a glitzy opening ceremony. A total of 72 teams participated in the parade into Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium.
- PV Sindhu and Manpreet Singh headed as India’s flag-bearers at the parade of the CWG opening ceremony.
- The Prince of Wales, reading out from the Queen’s letter, declares the Games open.
- 6,500 athletes from 54 nations are participating in this sports extravaganza and will compete in 280 medal events.
- The 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Games will be held from 29th July 2022 and will be held till the 8th of August.
Indian contingent at 22nd Commonwealth Games
- A 215-member Indian contingent has joined the event and will compete in 15 sporting events in Birmingham. The Indian contingent includes 111 male players and 104 female players.
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