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Lewis Hamilton: First F1 driver to win 100 Grands Prix

Lewis Hamilton has become the first ever Formula-one driver who reached to his 100 wins after finishing at first in the Russian Grand Prix on September 26, 2021. Key Points Lewis Hamilton, the seven-time World Champion, overtook the long-time race leader Lando Norris late on. Norris, was aiming for a maiden Grand Prix victory. He ..

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Suhas Yathiraj: 1st IAS officer to win Paralympics medal

Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj, current district magistrate of Noida, has become the first IAS officer to win Paralympics medal. Key Points He ended his campaign with the winning of historic silver. He lost gold to top seed Lucas Mazur of France in the men’s singles SL4 class final at the Tokyo Paralympics on September 5. Mazur ..

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Avani Lekhara: 1st Indian woman to win 2 Paralympic medals

Avani Lekhara has become the 1st Indian women to win two Paralympic medals at a single edition of the Paralympics on September 3, 2021. Key Points Avani Lekhara won a bronze medal in women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions (SH1) event. She made history with a third-place finish. She had become the first Indian woman to ..

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Asian Youth Championships: 6 Gold medals for India

Indian boxers won six gold medals along with nine silver and five bronze medals in the Asian Youth Championship. Highlights In the event, women’s competition was significantly depleted because of pullouts caused by COVID-19 related travel restrictions. Preeti Dahiya, Sneha Kumari, Khushi and Neha won the gold medals in the women’s draw. Out of 10 ..

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2020 Paralympics: Avani Lekhara wins Gold Medal

On August 30, 2021, Shooter Avani Lekhara has won India’s first gold medal in 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. Key Points Avani Lekhara won medal in women’s 10m Air Rifle Standing (SH1) event She is a 19-year-old Lekhara and created a record at Paralympics by equalling the world record of Ukraine’s Iryna Shchetnik. Iryna Shchetnik had a ..

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