PM Modi extends wishes to Indian contingent at CWG

ANI | Updated: Apr 04, 2018 16:14 IST

New Delhi [India], April 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wished luck to the Indian contingent vying for medals at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

The prestigious multi-sport event's opening ceremony will be held at the Carrara Stadium later in the day.

"All the best to the athletes representing India at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games! Our sportspersons have worked tremendously hard and the Games will be a wonderful opportunity to showcase their talent. Every Indian is cheering for our contingent. #GC2018 @GC2018," Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

India have sent 227 Indian athletes to represent the country at the Games.

The contingent at the ceremony will be led by flag-bearer P V Sindhu, the Rio Olympic silver medallist.

The 21st edition of the Games is the biggest ever in its history.

More than 4,500 athletes from 71 nations and territories will be vying for 275 gold medals at the multi-sport event. (ANI)