Indian Commonwealth Games contingent arrives at Gold Coast

Athletes were seem acclimatising to the conditions and visiting their training facilities at the Games Village.

The Commonwealth Games contingent arrived in batches, according to IOA.   -  PTI

About 200 members of the Indian contingent and officials participating in the Commonwealth Games beginning next week arrived here on Wednesday.

“The contingent members comprising athletics, boxing, basketball, hockey, lawn bowling and shooting have reported at the Village as they arrived in batches,” an IOA release said.

Athletes were seen acclimatising to the conditions and visited their training facilities. The chef-de-mission Vikram Singh Sisodia and team mangers Namdev, Ajay Narang and Shiyad set up the IOA office at the Village to help provide India team members hassle-free consultation and day-to-day facilities.

IOA president Narinder Batra and secretary general Rajeev Mehta congratulated Sisodia for setting up of office smoothly to take care of the various athletes at the Village.