Here is the list of 12 athletes/teams who can bag medals for India in Birmingham.

India’s medal candidates for CWG 2022

The powerlifter won the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. In the last edition of CWG, Chanu won gold medal in 48kg category. This time she will be competing in 55kg category. 

Mirabai Chanu 

Sindhu has been in good form of late. Earlier this month, she won her first Super 500 title of the year in Singapore Open by beating China's Wang Zhi. In last edition, she settled for silver after losing to Saina Nehwal in the final.

PV Sindhu 

India's Olympics bronze medallist recently alleged mental harassment against BFI after her coaches were denied entry into Games Village. In last edition, she lost in the quarterfinal. She will be eying her first CWG medal this time. 

Lovlina Borgohain 

Harmanpreet Kaur-led India has been in fine form after a convincing T20I series win over Sri Lanka. India's ultimate rival in the tournament will be Australia, to whom they lost in the T20 World Cup 2020 final as well.

India women cricket team 

Led by Manpreet Singh, India bagged the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. In the last edition, India lost to England in bronze medal play-off. They will be eyeing a podium finish this time.

India men’s hockey team 

Lakshya Sen helped India win the Thomas Cup in May. The 20-year-old did not participate in the previous season of CWG.

Lakshya Sen 

Nikhat Zareen recently secured gold medal at World Boxing Championships. She was not a part of the Indian contingent in the previous edition.

Nikhat Zareen

Bajrang Punia is one of the top favourites to finish on the podium. The Olympics bronze medallist wrester won gold medal in the previous edition.

Bajrang Punia 

Manika Batra will be raring to go after failing to get a medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Batra won a gold medal in the previous edition and will be looking to do a repeat in Birmingham as well.

Manika Batra

Ravi Dahiya stunned the world by bagging a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Dahiya is expected to finish on the podium in his first CWG appearance.

Ravi Dahiya 

Vinesh Phogat will be expected to complete a hat-trick of gold at CWG. In Glasgow, she won in 48 kg category whereas in 2018, she won in 50kg category. She will be competing in the 53kg category this time around.

Vinesh Phogat

Amit Panghal will be eyeing a comeback this CWG 2022. In the last edition, he bagged a silver medal. He would be looking to do one better this time.

Amit Panghal 

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