2020 Tokyo Olympics Current Affairs, GK & News

World Athletics Rankings 2021: Neeraj ranked at 2

Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra has finished at number 2 rank in the World Athletics ranking after securing Gold Medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Highlights Neeraj Chopra has been ranked second with his score of 1315. He is only behind German athlete Johannes Vetter who is having the score of 1396. Chopra at Tokyo Olympics ..

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Tokyo passed Flame of Hope to Paris

Amid the ongoing covid-19 pandemic and approaching typhoon, Tokyo Olympics 2020 was finally concluded on August 8, 2021. Japanese capital pulled the curtains down on one of the most unique Games in history and handed over the flame of hope to Paris. Highlights Flame of hope or the flag was passed to Paris with the ..

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Tokyo Olympics: Neeraj Chopra wins Gold Medal

Neeraj Chopra, a 23-year-old javelin thrower, created history on August 7, 2021 by winning Gold Medal in men’s javelin throw final at Tokyo Olympics 2020. This was the first time, he participated in the Games. Key Points He became only the second Indian to win an individual Olympic gold after Abhinav Bindra. At his calmest ..

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Lovlina Borgohain wins India’s third medal at the Games

Lovlina won the third Olympic medal for India. She won bronze medal after going down 0-5 against Busenaz Surmeneli from Turkey in 69kg welterweight semifinals on August 4, 2021. Key Points Lovlina Borgohain has also become the second Indian female boxer, after MC Mary Kom, to win an Olympic bronze. Mary Kom had won the ..

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Indian Olympics contingent to be Guests at Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will invite India’s Olympic contingent as special guests at the Red Fort on August 15 when he will be delivering his eighth Independence Day speech. Highlights Modi will also invite contingent to his residence for interaction. This year, India has been represented by a 228-strong contingent, which include 120 athletes at ..

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