Commonwealth Games 2022: The Commonwealth Games 2022 is going to start in Birmingham from today on 28th July. Badminton star PV Sindhu and Manpreet Singh will be the flag bearer for India in the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games today. The Birmingham Commonwealth Union had already made it clear that all countries would have to choose two people as flag bearers. It is mandatory for these flag bearers to have one male and one female player.
Manpreet Singh will take part in the opening ceremony instead of Neeraj Chopra
Let us inform that India’s Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra was to take part in the opening ceremony as the flag bearer along with PV Sindhu. In fact, Neeraj Chopra was injured during the final match of the recently held World Athletic Championship, due to which he has been ruled out of this year’s Commonwealth Games. Neeraj won the silver medal for India at the World Athletic Championships. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) made a statement after Neeraj Chopra’s exit from the Commonwealth Games, saying that “as Birmingham Commonwealth has already made it clear that all Countries must choose two people as flag bearers, one male and one female. Therefore, Manpreet Singh is being given this opportunity due to Neeraj’s injury.
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In 2018 also PV Sindhu took part in the opening ceremony
Let us tell you that PV Sindh was also the flag bearer of India in the 2018 Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast. In the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022, Sindhu is going to be seen as the flag bearer of hockey team captain Manpreet Singh.
Commonwealth Games will be played from 28 July to 8
Birmingham Commonwealth Games is going to start from today. After the spectacular performance of the players in the Tokyo Olympics, the expectations from them have increased. In the absence of Neeraj Chopra and Mary Kom, the burden will be on the shoulders of Mirabai Chanu, PV Sindhu, Ravi Dahiya, Manika Batra and Nikhat Zareen to get India gold.
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