Cwg 2018-profiles

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Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian table tennis icon Achanta Sharath Kamal will look for a last hurrah at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian table tennis icon Achanta Sharath Kamal will look for a last hurrah at Gold Coast

Having been the heart and soul of Indian table tennis for over a decade, Sharath Kamal would be looking to make his final CWG games appearance — a competition where he has always enjoyed success — a memorable one. However, nothing less than a gold medal would make it one for the tall paddler with lofty ambitions.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Veteran Mouma Das and budding Manika Batra give India real medal hope in table tennis
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Veteran Mouma Das and budding Manika Batra give India real medal hope in table tennis

Mouma Das and Manika Batra have forged a formidable alliance in table tennis over the past couple of years and have gone from strength to strength.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Saurav Ghosal will hope to become first Indian to win singles medal in squash
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Saurav Ghosal will hope to become first Indian to win singles medal in squash

Ghosal made his CWG debut in 2010, where he bowed out against Peter Barker in the third round. In 2014, he lost to Barker, once again, in the bronze medal match.

Commonwealth Games 2018: With form on his side, Vikas Krishan will look to make golden debut at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: With form on his side, Vikas Krishan will look to make golden debut at Gold Coast

Vikas Krishan, who will be making his debut in the Commonwealth Games at the age of 26, is one of the top medal contenders for India and will also have to play the role of mentor for his juniors.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Laishram Sarita Devi will look to change colour of medal and rewrite history
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Laishram Sarita Devi will look to change colour of medal and rewrite history

From 4-15 April, Sarita will face a major challenge when she dons her gloves for the Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast, Australia, looking to upgrade her silver from the Glasgow games

Commonwealth Games 2018: Shuttler HS Prannoy could set court alight with explosive play in maiden appearance
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Shuttler HS Prannoy could set court alight with explosive play in maiden appearance

The 2018 season has just started for HS Prannoy and his transition from a rare talent to an emerging star could help him bag a medal at Gold Coast.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Ashwini Ponnappa looks to add third medal, this time with new partner Sikki Reddy
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Ashwini Ponnappa looks to add third medal, this time with new partner Sikki Reddy

Sikki, a southpaw similar to Jwala, is making her debut at the Commonwealth Games alongside the experienced Ashwini who has got two medals in her kitty.

Commonwealth Games 2018: MC Mary Kom will look to bag only medal missing in her impressive medal cabinet
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Commonwealth Games 2018: MC Mary Kom will look to bag only medal missing in her impressive medal cabinet

At 35, MC Mary Kom will be making her Commonwealth Games debut at Gold Coast, Australia, and there isn't a shadow of doubt on what her target would be.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Neeraj Chopra, among India's top medal contenders, poised for success at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Neeraj Chopra, among India's top medal contenders, poised for success at Gold Coast

Chopra should now focus on making his Commonwealth Games debut memorable. This is not a small platform and a strong performance here could just be the start of his preparation in earnest for a medal at the Tokyo Olympics two years down the road.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifter Vikas Thakur would look to mark his new weight category with gold at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifter Vikas Thakur would look to mark his new weight category with gold at Gold Coast

It would be interesting to see what bearing moving up weight category has on Thakur's performance, but he will enter the Commonwealth Games arena as one of India's genuine medal hopes.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Double medallist Sanjeev Rajput will hope to clinch elusive CWG gold in third appearance
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Double medallist Sanjeev Rajput will hope to clinch elusive CWG gold in third appearance

Having won a silver and a bronze in the previous editions, Sanjeev Rajput will set his sights at adding a gold to his CWG cabinet at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Teen sensation Mehuli Ghosh would look for podium-finish in her maiden appearance
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Teen sensation Mehuli Ghosh would look for podium-finish in her maiden appearance

At the ISSF World Cup in Mexico, she finished third in the 10-metre Air Rifle event before pairing up with Deepak Kumar in the mixed team event for her second bronze at the event.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Trap shooter Kynan Chenai will hope to make up for Rio disappointment with medal at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Trap shooter Kynan Chenai will hope to make up for Rio disappointment with medal at Gold Coast

Having disappointed in the 2016 Rio Olympics, Chenai will now be setting his sights on the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, where he will hope to boost the legacy of his family in the sport with a medal.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sanjita Chanu will look to repeat Glasgow performance in upcoming Gold Coast Games
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Sanjita Chanu will look to repeat Glasgow performance in upcoming Gold Coast Games

Sanjita qualified for this year’s Games after clinching gold at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships. She bagged the gold in women's 53kg with a total effort of 195kg.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu will look to change colour of medal at Gold Coast event
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu will look to change colour of medal at Gold Coast event

The World Championship gold made Mirabai a name to reckon with and added credence to the belief that she was a bright medal prospect in events like Commonwealth Games,

Commonwealth Games 2018: Pooja Dhanda aims for gold in debut after recovering from career-threatening injury
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Pooja Dhanda aims for gold in debut after recovering from career-threatening injury

Pooja Dhanda, who suffered a career-threatening tear to her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) three years ago, beat Geeta Phogat in the trials to seal her spot in the Indian Commonwealth Games squad.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Babita Kumari will look to resurrect career with third successive medal at event
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Babita Kumari will look to resurrect career with third successive medal at event

As clichéd as it may sound, form is temporary and class is permanent, and that's what Babita Kumari will have to believe in when she steps on the mat at the 2018 Commonwealth Games as she begins road to redemption.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Ankur Mittal, India's top double trap shooter will look to hit his peak at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Ankur Mittal, India's top double trap shooter will look to hit his peak at Gold Coast

Heading into the 2018 Commonwealth Games,India's best double trap shooter Ankur Mittal will carry the burden of big expectations of his countrymen

Commonwealth Games 2018: Fit-again Saina Nehwal stands chance to repeat success at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Fit-again Saina Nehwal stands chance to repeat success at Gold Coast

At the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Nehwal would be looking to replicate her 2010 campaign where she became the first Indian women’s singles shuttler to win gold for the cricket-crazy country.

Commonwealth Games 2018: PV Sindhu ready to change the colour of her medal from bronze to gold
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Commonwealth Games 2018: PV Sindhu ready to change the colour of her medal from bronze to gold

Having claimed the bronze medal in the previous edition, India’s ace shuttler PV Sindhu will enter the 2018 Commonwealth Games as one of the favourites to stand on the podium yet again, but this time, with a gold medal.