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PV Sindhu to be  India’s Flagbearer at CWG 2022 Opening Ceremony

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The two-time Olympic medalist shuttler PV Sindhu will represent Team India at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Birmingham in 2022, according to a statement from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Wednesday.

Olympic medalist and top Indian shuttler PV Sindhu expressed her joy at being chosen to carry the Indian team’s torch at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Birmingham in 2022. The two-time Olympic medalist shuttler PV Sindhu will represent Team India at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Birmingham in 2022, according to a statement from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Wednesday. The second flag bearer will be Manpreet Singh, the captain of the Indian men’s hockey team.

After Neeraj Chopra withdrew from the Games due to injury, Sindhu and the other silver and bronze medalists from the Tokyo Olympics, Mirabai Chanu (weightlifting) and Lovlina Borgohain (boxing), were shortlisted for the position.

The three athletes were chosen by a four-person committee that included Team India Chef de Mission Rajesh Bhandari, IOA Acting President Anil Khanna, IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta, IOA Treasurer Anandeshwar Panday, and IOA Secretary General Anandeshwar Panday. Sindhu was ultimately chosen by Khanna and Mehta to carry the flag at the Opening Ceremony.

Additionally, Team India’s Chef de Mission for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, Mr. Rajesh Bhandari, revealed that a maximum of 164 members of the Indian contingent may participate in the Parade of Nations during the Opening Ceremony on July 28, 2022.

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