The Commonwealth Games Federation announced this after a meeting in London from 21 to 23 February.
The IOA spoke of boycotting the games after shooting was removed from the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Dainik BhaskarFeb 25, 2020, 07:07 AM IST Sports Desk. Birmingham will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, but its two events will be played in Chandigarh, against archery and shooting. The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) announced this after a meeting in London from 21 to 23 February. After the shooting was removed from the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the Indian Olympic Association had called for a boycott of the Games. At the same time, the Commonwealth Games are to be held from 27 July to 7 August. The CGF said that medals of both events in India will be added to it a week after the Commonwealth Games are over.
Birmingham will also bear the cost of infrastructure for the Games in Chandigarh. CGF President Dame Louis Martin said that we have accepted India's proposal. He praised Dr. Narinder Dhruv Batra, President of the Indian Olympic Association.
India's shooting in the 2018 Games was BestIndia's shooting performance in the 2018 Commonwealth Games was the best and the team was on top. India had won a total of 16 medals including 4 gold and 5 bronze medals including seven gold. Host Australia was second with 9 medals, while England was third with 8 medals. This time also Indian shooters are in excellent form. It is expected that India will be the best in Chandigarh-2022.