Commonwealth Games 2014: Seema Punia to be India's Flag Bearer During Closing Ceremony

Updated: 03 August 2014 09:45 IST

Seema Punia, who hurled the disc to 61.61 metres, won a silver medal in the women's discus throw.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Seema Punia to be India's Flag Bearer During Closing Ceremony
Seema Punia in action during the women's discus throw final. © AFP

Glasgow:

Woman discus thrower Seema Punia will be the flagbearer of the Indian contingent during the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games here. (Day 10 Blog | Results | Medals)

Punia had on Friday won a silver medal in the women's discus throw competition.

Seema hurled the disc to 61.61 metres to win the silver. She had won the bronze in the 2010 Games where India clinched all the three medals from the event. Seema had also won the silver in the 2006 Melbourne Games. (India Roundup: Pallikal-Joshana Grab Gold, India Pick Up Medals Aplenty on Penultimate Day)

All the members Indian contingent, who will take part in the ceremony at Hampden Park here will wear track suits, Chef de Mission Raj Singh said. (International Wrap: Usain Bolt Steals Glasgow Show, England Top Medals)



Topics : Athletics Commonwealth Games 2014
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