The likes of MC Mary Kom, Seema Punia and Sushil Kumar showed that experience can never be discounted either, turning back the clock to deliver performances which were nothing short of awe-inspiring.
Just over a month back, she created history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to clinch an individual medal at the Gymnastics World Cup in Melbourne.
Anas, ran his heart out in the final but would miss the podium by a whisker. After that she participated in World Championships inand in Antwerp, Nanning and Montreal respectively.
Sushil had not wrestled in proper competition sinceand Mary Kom, a mother and politician did not have age on her side.
India's 26 Golds was also third, behind Australia 80 and England With 26 gold, 20 silver and as may bronze medals, India signed off third on the table -- a promotion of two positions from Glasgow and it was a combination of youth and experience which delivered the results.
India's best Gold tally of 38 came at home in The sheer diversity of medal winners was a heartwarming aspect of the Games for India. Records tumbled as the likes of Mirabai Chanu, Sanjita Chanu and Sathish Sivalingam remained heads and shoulders above their competitors.
Though his personal best is He won bronze at the Incheon Asiad in the 75kg category. Can the Indian hockey team strike gold at CWG?