Commonwealth Games 2014: Olympic Silver Medallist Vijay Kumar Named India's Flagbearer in Glasgow

Updated: 21 July 2014 22:18 IST

Pistol shooter Vijay Kumar previously won a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Olympic Silver Medallist Vijay Kumar Named India's Flagbearer in Glasgow
Vijay Kumar bagged a silver medal at the Summer Olympics in 2012

Vijay Kumar bagged a silver medal at the Summer Olympics in 2012

India's Olympic silver medallist pistol shooter, Vijay Kumar will be the flag-bearer for the country during the opening ceremony of 2014 Commonwealth Games, scheduled to take place on Wednesday.

"Vijay Kumar has been named as the flag bearer for Indian contigent at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games," Chef-de-Mission of the Indian contingent, Raj Singh told PTI on Monday.

London Olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt has been kept as a reserve.

Sports Secretary Ajit M Saran, IOA President N Ramachandran and IOA secretary general Rajeev Mehta today visisted the Indian contingent at the Games village and interacted with the athletes.

Topics : Shooting Subedar Major Vijay Kumar Commonwealth Games 2014
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