Asian championships: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Asian Championship Winner Gomathi Marimuthu stripped off Medal

Published: June 15, 2020

The Asian Championship Gold medal winner Gomathi Marimuthu has been stripped off the medal and also banned from sport activities for 4 years. The 31-year old athlete had tested positive for anabolic steroid Nandrolene at the 2019 Asian Championship. Highlights Gomathi Marimuthu is an Indian field runner hailing from Tamil Nadu. She won her first ..

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National Snooker championship: Aditya Mehta defeats multiple time world champion

Published: February 10, 2020

Aditya Mehta from Mumbai, Maharashtra won the National Snooker championship held at Pune. He defeated multiple time world champion Pankaj Advani. In Women’s Snooker Finals, Vidya Pillai from Madhya Pradesh won the title. History Snooker is a game played on Billiard board. It originated among the British army officers stationed in India. The World Snooker ..

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Folksam Grand Prix: India’s P. U. Chitra wins Gold

Published: June 20, 2019

India’s PU Chitra won gold medal in women’s 1500m at Folksam Grand Prix 2019 held in Sollentuna, Sweden. She produced the best time of her season so far by clocking 4 minute 12.65 seconds (4:12.65s). Key Highlights Chitra finished first in Folksam Grand Prix ahead of Kenya’s Mercy Cherono, who won 5000m gold in Commonwealth ..

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Joshna Chinappa wins women’s title at 2019 Asian Individual Squash Championship

Published: May 6, 2019

Ace Indian squash players Saurav Ghoshal and Joshna Chinappa won their respective Asian Individual Squash Championship titles in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 6. Saurav Ghoshal defeated Leo Au Chun Ming of Hong Kong 11-9, 11-2, 11-8 to win the men’s title. On the other hand, Joshna Chinappa retained her title as she beat top ..

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