The wrestler is a double Olympic medallist and has won gold medals in the 66 kg events in the 2010 and 2014 Commonwealth Games. He is hoping for a hat-trick at Gold Coast.
A CWG medal is the only one that has eluded the Olympian and ace boxer, who will be looking to fill that gap Neeraj Chopra.
The former World No. 1 in badminton is not in her best form, having had knee surgery, but she still remains a strong contender for medals.
The first Indian woman wrestler to win an Olympic medal. This is her second Commonwealth Games after Glasgow, where she won silver. She is confident of a gold this time.
The badminton star will be Indian contingent’s flagbearer at the opening ceremony as well as its biggest gold medal hope. She is currently World No. 3 and though she won bronze at the last Games, she is the favourite since China and Japan are not part of the Commonwealth.
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