Weightlifters Mirabai Chanu, P Gururaja put India on seventh place on opening day of Commonwealth Games [Photos]

Catch some of India's best photo moments of the action that unfolded on opening day of Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast

FP Sports April 05, 2018 21:01:53 IST
Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 196 kg, 86 kg in Snatch and 110 kg in Clean and Jerk, to win the first gold medal for India in the Commonwealth Games 2018. PTI
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Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 196 kg, 86 kg in Snatch and 110 kg in Clean and Jerk, to win the first gold medal for India in the Commonwealth Games 2018. PTI
P Gururaja got India's campaign underway by winning the silver medal in Men's 56kg Weightlifting. Karnataka weightlifter lifted a total 249 kg. PTI
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P Gururaja got India's campaign underway by winning the silver medal in Men's 56kg Weightlifting. Karnataka weightlifter lifted a total 249 kg. PTI
Rakesh Patra competes on the parallel bars in the men's artistic gymnastics he qualified for the final of the rings apparatus in the men's artistic competition after scoring 13.950 in the team all around event. PTI
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Rakesh Patra competes on the parallel bars in the men's artistic gymnastics he qualified for the final of the rings apparatus in the men's artistic competition after scoring 13.950 in the team all around event. PTI
Both India's men's team as well as the women's table tennis teams progress into the knockouts stages. Women's star Manika Batra won both her singles games against opponents from  Sri Lanka and Wales. PTI
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Both India's men's team as well as the women's table tennis teams progress into the knockouts stages. Women's star Manika Batra won both her singles games against opponents from  Sri Lanka and Wales. PTI
The duo of Deborah Herold and Aleena Reji consumed 35.309 seconds in women's Team Sprint qualifying at the Anna Meares Velodrome, but finished at the last spot after the Canadian team was disqualified. PTI
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The duo of Deborah Herold and Aleena Reji consumed 35.309 seconds in women's Team Sprint qualifying at the Anna Meares Velodrome, but finished at the last spot after the Canadian team was disqualified. PTI
The Gold medal winning moment for Mirabai Chanu! After lifting 110 kg successfully she was all but assured of finishing on top of the podium. Image courtesy: Twitter @GC2018
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The Gold medal winning moment for Mirabai Chanu! After lifting 110 kg successfully she was all but assured of finishing on top of the podium. Image courtesy: Twitter @GC2018
P Gururaja reveled in the celebrations posing with the Indian tricolour after winning silver. PTI
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P Gururaja reveled in the celebrations posing with the Indian tricolour after winning silver. PTI
Despite lifting his personal best Raja Muthupandi could not find a place on the podium in Men's 62 kg weightlifting event finishing sixth in the competition. PTI
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Despite lifting his personal best Raja Muthupandi could not find a place on the podium in Men's 62 kg weightlifting event finishing sixth in the competition. PTI