British Commonwealth Games 1970
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
JULY 16-25, 1970
India: Ranked 6th
12 Medals - Gold: 5, Silver: 3, Bronze: 4
The 1970 Edinburgh Games was the sixth appearance for India at the Commonwealth Games. The Indian contingent improved on its medal count winning a total of 12 medals in Edinburgh including its first in Boxing, a Bronze won by Shivaji Bhonsle. Remarkable was the Wrestling unit’s performance at the Games winning 5 Golds, 3 Silver and 1 Bronze.
S. No Name Medal Sports Discipline
1Ved PrakashGoldWrestlingMen's Light Flyweight
2Sudesh KumarGoldWrestlingMen's Flyweight
3Udey ChandGoldWrestlingMen's Lightweight
4Mukhtiar SinghGoldWrestlingMen's Welterweight
5Harishchandra BirajdarGoldWrestlingMen's Middlerweight
6Sajjan SinghSilverWrestlingMen's Heavyweight
7Bishwanath SinghSilverWrestlingMen's Light Heavyweight
8Maruti ManeSilverWrestlingMen's Super Heavyweight
9Randhawa SinghBronzeWrestlingMen's Featherweight
10Alexander NavisBronzeWeightliftingMen's Featherweight
11Mohinder Singh GillBronzeAthleticsMen's Triple jump
12Shivaji BhonsleBronzeBoxingMen's Welterweight