Bangladesh contingents for CWG, ISG fixed
A 50-member Bangladesh contingent is set to take part in the 22nd edition multi-disciplinary extravaganza, scheduled to be held from July 28 to August 8 in England, informed speakers at a press conference at BOA auditorium on Sunday.
Bangladesh contingent will gradually depart for Birmingham from July 20 to take part in seven disciplines -- athletics, boxing, gymnastics, swimming, weightlifting, wrestling and table tennis.
After the Commonwealth Games, a mega 84-member Bangladesh contingent will take part in the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games, to be held in Turkey from August 9 to 18.
Bangladesh will participate in 11 disciplines -- athletics, archery, fencing, gymnastics, handball, karate, shooting, swimming, table tennis, weightlifting and wrestling -- with the expectation of good results from archery, athletics and gymnastics.