Table of Contents
- 1 What was the motto of Commonwealth Games 2010?
- 2 Who won the 2010 Commonwealth Games?
- 3 Who won the gold medal in wrestling in Commonwealth Games 2010?
- 4 What is difference between Olympics and Commonwealth Games?
- 5 How many medals India won in last Olympics?
- 6 Where was the Commonwealth Games held in 2010?
- 7 When was the first time the Commonwealth Games were held in India?
What was the motto of Commonwealth Games 2010?
Come out and play
2010 Commonwealth Games
|Logo of the 2010 Commonwealth Games|
|Host city||Delhi, India|
|Motto||Come out and play|
|Nations participating||71 Commonwealth Teams|
Who won the 2010 Commonwealth Games?
India hosted the 2010 Commonwealth Games which were held in Delhi from 3 to 14 October 2010. India won 101 medals in total, including 38 Gold medals, enabling it to finish the Games at second position behind Australia. For the first time in the history of the Games India won over 100 medals in total.
Which Indian city hosted the Commonwealth Games 2010?
The vibrant city of New Delhi, home to 14 million people, hosted the Commonwealth Games in October 2010. This was the first time India has hosted the Games and only the second time the event has been held in Asia (Kuala Lumpur in 1998 was the first).
Who is India’s mascot in Commonwealth Games 2010?
Shera, mascot of the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi, is the most visible face of the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi. His name comes from the Hindi word Sher – meaning tiger. Shera truly represents the modern Indian.
Who won the gold medal in wrestling in Commonwealth Games 2010?
Geeta Phogat was India’s first female wrestler to win at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, where she won the gold medal (55 kg) while her sister Babita Kumari won the silver (51 kg).
What is difference between Olympics and Commonwealth Games?
Key Difference: The main difference between the two is that in the Olympic Games countries from around the world compete, whereas in the Commonwealth Games only the countries that are part of the Commonwealth of Nations compete.
Was 2010 Commonwealth Games a success?
The 2010 Commonwealth games were a “complete management failure”, a parliamentary panel has said as it cited a top officer’s contention that it could have created a “national shame”.
Which country won the most medals in the Commonwealth Games of 2010?
Botswana, the Cayman Islands and Samoa won their first ever Commonwealth Games gold medals. Australian swimmer Alicia Coutts emerged as the most successful athlete with five gold medals….Medal table.
How many medals India won in last Olympics?
This year, there will be 306 sets of medals to be won from 28 different sports genres. The events which hold maximum number of medals are athletics (47), swimming (34), cycling (18) and gymnastics (18)….Rio Olympics 2016 – Medals Tally.
Where was the Commonwealth Games held in 2010?
2010 Commonwealth Games were nineteenth Commonwealth Games, and the ninth to be held under that name. 2010 Commonwealth Games were held in Delhi from 3rd to 14th October 2010. The games were considered to be the largest multi-sport event conducted in India, which has previously hosted the Asian Games in 1951 and 1982.
How many medals did India win in the 2010 Commonwealth Games?
India has won 101 medals in 2010 Commonwealth Games. 2010 Commonwealth Games were nineteenth Commonwealth Games, and the ninth to be held under that name. 2010 Commonwealth Games were held in Delhi from 3rd to 14th October 2010.
What was India’s bid motto for the Commonwealth Games?
India’s bid motto was New Frontiers and Friendships. India shifted the balance in its favour in the second round of voting with a promise that it would provide US$100,000 to each participating country, along with air tickets, boarding, lodging and transport.
When was the first time the Commonwealth Games were held in India?
It was the first time that the Commonwealth Games were held in India and the second time they were held in Asia after Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1998. It was also the first time a Commonwealth Republic hosted the games, second in a country not presently headed by British monarch since Malaysia in 1998.