Essay on Commonwealth Games 2022 | Commonwealth Games 2022 in english
“We are stronger together than we are alone”. This statement signifies the importance of unity. The commonwealth games is a multisport event which is held in every four years for athletes belonging to the commonwealth of nations. The first commonwealth games held in 1930. Recently 2022 commonwealth games were played in Birmingham, United Kingdom from 28th July to 8th August 2022. The motto of the 2022 commonwealth games is “Games for Everyone”.
- The next commonwealth games is scheduled to be held in the Australian state of Victoria from 17th to 29th March 2026.
- The opening ceremony of 2022 Commonwealth games were held at ‘Alexander Stadium’ Birmingham which focussed on the theme “Vivid and Vibrant Confidence”.
- This year 72 nations and 5054 athletes took part in 280 events. Out of 280 events our country won 61 medals which become the 4th best country in the world. Medals include 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze.
- Most of the gold medalist players in this event were female whose names are PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Mirabai Chanu and Vinesh Phogat etc.
- There were so many events but this time five new events were introduced to keep an eye on i.e. (1) T20 Cricket (Women),(2) Judo (3) Basketball (3×3) (4) Wheelchair Basketball (3×3) and (5) Para Table Tennis. Australia topped the medal count and India secured the 4th rank with total 61 medals including 22 gold medals.
- This game is also referred as ‘The friendly games’. Every country is celebrating this event and there is a lot to celebrate and to be proud to be a part of this event.
These types of events give strength to our young one’s to do something for our country. It also gives positive impact on our society’s thinking towards sports. Sports activities should be encouraged in schools & colleges by organizing these activities on regular basis. Parents should also understand the importance of sports activities. As these games give country’s best talents out and also encourage young talents to dream high in the field of sports.