Commonwealth Games 2018 Opening Ceremony Live Updates: P V Sindhu leads Indian contingent at Carrara

Follow live updates from Commonwealth Games 2018 opening ceremony at Carrara Stadium on the Gold Coast PV Sindhu is the flag-bearer for the Indian contingent.

Commonwealth Games 2018 Opening Ceremony Live Updates: The 21st edition of Commonwealth Games is all set to begin in Gold Coast. Over 4,500 athletes from 71 nations will be competing for 275 gold medals at the 72nd edition of Commonwealth Games. First time in history a multi-sports event will have the same number of men’s and women’s medal events. The 12 day long sporting event in Australia also includes para-athletes in the same schedule. A 227-member strong contingent will be competing for India at the games and ace badminton plater PV Sindhu was the flag-bearer for India at the opening ceremony. The entire 227-member contingent of India will not be present at the opening ceremony, however, as some athletes have their events scheduled towards the end of the Games. At the opening ceremony, all the athletes will take the oath for participating in the Games in the right spirit and on behalf of all the athletes, athlete’s oath will be taken by Karen Murphy, a Lawn Bowls player from Australia.


5.45 PM:

04 April 2018

Message from Indian Olympians association to the CWG Athletes



5.58 PM:

04 April 2018

Australian athlete, coach and technical official declare the oath on behalf of all the athletes.

6.01 PM:

04 April 2018

Beautiful one day, perfect the next. Welcome to Australia, welcome to Queensland, and welcome to the Gold Coast – Peter Beattie, Chairman of the Australian Rugby League Commission says

6.05 PM:

04 April 2018

Susie O’Neill hands the baton to cyclist Brad McGee, who gives it to Paralympian Kurt Fearnley. Kurt it to Sally Pearson and then the message from the baton is given to Prince Charles, who declares the Games Open!

Behind the Scenes

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6.30 pm:

04 April 2018

Spectacular performance of singing and dancing around a gigantic whale balloon at the Varrara Stadium.

6.30 pm:

04 April 2018

Fireworks all around the stadium. Night sky lights up with some sparkling fireworks at Carrara.

6.54 pm:

A scintillating opening ceremony at Gold Coast comes to an end. Follow us for updates on all the activities live from Carrara for the next 12 days.


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