Thursday, July 19

Interview

The very first target is to do my best at CWG, and reach the finals. – Ashish Kumar

The very first target is to do my best at CWG, and reach the finals. – Ashish Kumar

Interview
Ashish Kumar doesn't need any introduction when it comes to gymnastics. He is the only Indian gymnast to win two medals at the same Commonwealth Games. He is the most decorated male gymnast of the country and been one of the dominant gymnasts in India in the last quad. He has represented India at numerous World Championships and World Cups and also known widely at the International level. He is an all around gymnast but his specialty includes Floor and Vault where he also won his two Commonwealth medals in 2010. He placed first at the Commonwealth Games Trials held in Delhi in February. Ashish is no stranger to the Commonwealth Games where he first made Indian Gymnastics known in the international field as well as made gymnastics as a sport recognizable in India. He made a very success...
I just focus on doing my best. – Pranati Nayak

I just focus on doing my best. – Pranati Nayak

Interview
Pranati Nayak is one of India’s most consistent women's artistic gymnast. She has represented India at numerous World Cups, Asian Games, World Championship and many other international competitions. She made the Beam and Vault finals at the Senior Asian Gymnastics Championships last year at Bangkok. She recently competed at the World Cup in Melbourne from the 21st to 24th of February 2018, where she made it to the Vault final placing sixth. Pranati placed first at the 2018 Commonwealth Games Trial held at Delhi from the 12th to the 14th of February, 2018 beating other top contenders, Pranati Das and Melbourne World Cup Vault bronze medalist, Aruna Reddy. We had a chance to speak to her about her experience at the Melbourne World Cup and catch up on her preparation for the CWG Ga
India can definitely be one of the top contenders in Rhythmic Gymnastics. – Meghana GundlaPally

India can definitely be one of the top contenders in Rhythmic Gymnastics. – Meghana GundlaPally

Interview
Meghana is the newest rising star of Indian Rhythmic Gymnastics. She has participated in various FIG Invitational International Competitions and Asian championships. She won the people's choice award at the 8th Senior Rhythmic Gymnastics Asian Championships held at Tashkent, Uzbekistan from 8th to 10th May 2016. Meghana tops the Commonwealth games trials held at Indira Gandhi Stadium, Delhi from 12 to 14th february with a massive 7 points win over the runner-up. She scored 52.7 points in total and secured a place in Indian Gymnastics Team for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games to be held in Queensland, Australia. We had a chance to ask her about how she’s feeling after getting selected for the Games and what are her plans for the future. IG - How are you feeling after getting selected
I can win Commonwealth medal for my Country – Rakesh Kumar Patra

I can win Commonwealth medal for my Country – Rakesh Kumar Patra

Interview
Before 2018 Melbourne World cup I participated in Hong Kong International Gymnastics Championship where I won the AA gold. I also won the rings event with a score of 14.250. At this competition I performed my full rings difficulty. If we compare this score to the Commonwealth Games then I have a 100 percent chance to win a medal for the country. - Rakesh Kumar Patra Rakesh Kumar Patra is an Indian Gymnast who has participated in World Championships, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and many other international competitions. He recently participated at the Melbourne World Cup from the 21st to the 25th of February. He stood 4th in the Rings final and 7th in the Parallel Bars Final, which is the best ever finish for an Indian male gymnast in any world cup event. He has a very good chance to w...