Glasgow, July 25: It was a perfect start for India at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here on Thursday (July 24).
After the Games were formally declared open on July 23 (Wednesday), it was time for the on-field action to unfold yesterday. Indian athletes began on a bright note with 7 medals including 2 gold.
All 7 medals for India came through weightlifting and judo. Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu became the first Indian athlete to win gold in this edition. She topped the standings in the 48 kg category in women's weightlifting. In the same event, Saikhom Mirabi Chanu took silver.
Sukhen Dey was the other gold medallist on the day. He won the final bout in 56 kg category in judo.
Here are the pictures of Indian athletes in action on Thursday.
India's Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu completes a lift during the 48 kg women's weightlifting event. She won gold.
Navjot goes through the pain
India's Navjot Chana reacts after his muscle pain during the fight with England's Ashley Mckenzie in 60kg men's Judo event. He took silver.
Sanjita with her medal
Sanjita poses with her gold medal after the medal ceremony in Glasgow.
Chanu in action
India's Chanu Saikhom completes a lift during the 48-kg women's weightlifting event. Chanu took silver.
Navjot with his silver
Navjot shows his silver medal.
India's Sanil Shetty and Amalraj Arputharaj in action against Vanuatu's Yoshua Shing and Alan Lin during the Table Tennis men's Team event.
Navjot in action
Navjot Chana fights with England's Ashley Mckenzie during the 60kg men's Judo event.
India's Mahesh Mangaonkar plays a shot against Kenya's Hardeep Reel during the men's squash singles.
Indian flags raised
Indian flags were raised during medal ceremony where Sanjita won gold in the 48 kg women's weightlifting event.
Silver for Shushila
India's Shushila Likmabam shows her silver medal during the 48-kg women's Judo event.
Shushila in action
Scotland's Kimberly Renicks , rear, shouts as she pushes down Shushila Likmabam from India during their women -48kg Judo final bout.
Sanjita with gold
Sanjita poses with her gold medal.
Harmeet in action
India's Harmeet Rajul Desai in action against Vanuatu's Ham Lulu during the Table Tennis men's Team event.
India's gold medalist Sanjita (centre) and compatriot silver medallist Chanu Saikhom (left) with bronze medalist Nigeria Opara Nkechi during the medal presentation ceremony of 48-kg women's weightlifting event.
Chanu in action
India's Chanu Saikhom completes a lift during the 48-kg women's weightlifting event.
India's Chanu Saikhom celebrates after winning the silver medal during the 48-kg women's weightlifting event.