With a spectacular opening ceremony of CWG 2022 (Commonwealth Games 2022) at the Alexander stadium, team India shines bright as they became a part of 72 athletes from countries across the world. The opening ceremony included some fantastic performances that kept the audience hooked throughout.
The ceremony began with athletes rallying around the stadium one after the other. Team India was led by flag-bearers PV Sindhu and Manpreet Singh as they made their entry right after Bangladesh and they were followed by Sri Lanka. Take a look at some of the amazing pictures from the ceremony.
Flagbearers @Pvsindhu1 and @manpreetpawar07 lead #TeamIndia out in the Parade of Nations at the #B2022 Opening Ceremony 🇮🇳🎆
What a moment! 😍#EkIndiaTeamIndia | @birminghamcg22 pic.twitter.com/rKFxWTzMfzAdvertisement
— Team India (@WeAreTeamIndia) July 28, 2022
Taking five months to build and standing 10m high, the raging bull is pulled along by female chain-makers.
In the 19th century, women worked long hours in hot and cramped outhouses for hardly any pay making chains, which led to a famous strike for better conditions. #B2022 pic.twitter.com/bfJ4ByQlP0Advertisement
— Birmingham 2022 (@birminghamcg22) July 28, 2022
#TeamIndia led by PV Sindhu & Manpreet Singh is here 🇮🇳
Wishing everyone a good luck for #CommonwealthGames2022 @WeAreTeamIndia @CGI_Bghm#CWG22 #B2022 #CommonwealthGames #CommonwealthSport #CWG22 #CWG2022 pic.twitter.com/qUlqYNSC91Advertisement
— Rohit Yadav (@rohityadav1098) July 28, 2022
UK is hosting the mega event for the 3rd time in the last 20 years with the CGF (Commonwealth Games Federation) unable to attract new bidders out of the 56 countries that make up the sporting body due to cost constraints.
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