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Rlys propels India’s gold rush at CWG

DNMUM412228 | 4/16/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :298 | Sports



Mumbai: The Indian Railways has played a big part in engineering the gold rush at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast. Of the 26 gold medals that India have won at this CWG, about 40 per cent have come from athletes currently working for the Railways.
In all, Railways athletes have pocketed 10 gold, one silver and four bronze medals in Gold Coast. The Indian Railways sent 49 athletes and four coaches at the CWG across various sports.
The include weightlifting, wrestling, hockey, athletics, basketball and gymnastics, forming around one fourth of the total Indian contingent.
In wrestling, seven Railway wrestlers formed a part of the Indian team and each won of them has come back with a medal. Sushil Kumar, R
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