India@CWG: Indian Medals at 1978 Commonwealth Games

In 1978, Indians won again 15 medals but Badminton and Weightlifting contributed Gold medals for the first time in Indian tally. Prakash Padukone and Ekambaram Karunakaran became the first in their sports to win Gold medals for India. Wrestling again contributed with maximum medals winning overall 9 with 3 Gold medals while 5 sports contributed in Indian tally of 5 Gold, 5 Silver, 5 Bronze.

Medal History of all Games
Indian Contingent and All Squads at 2018 Commonwealth Games


    Prakash Padukone (Men’s Singles, Badminton)
    Ekambaram Karunakaran (Flyweight, Weightlifting)
    Ashok Kumar (Light Flyweight, Wrestling)
    Satbir Singh (Bantamweight, Wrestling)
    Rajinder Singh (Welterweight, Wrestling)


    Tamil Selvin (Bantamweight, Weightlifting)
    Sudesh Kumar (Flyweight, Wrestling)
    Jagminder Singh (Featherweight, Wrestling)
    Satpal Singh (Heavyweight, Wrestling)
    Suresh Babu (Men’s Long Jump, Athletics) 7.94 m


    Ami Ghia / Kanwal Singh (Women’s Doubles, Badminton)
    Birender Thapa (Light Flyweight, Boxing)
    Jagdish Kumar (Lightweight, Wrestling)
    Kartar Singh (Light Heavyweight, Wrestling)
    Ishwar Singh (Super Heavyweight, Wrestling)

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