Athletics in India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Arpinder Singh clinchs India’s first men’s triple jump gold in 48 years at 18th Asian Games 2018

Arpinder Singh from Punjab clinched India’s first men’s triple jump gold in 48 years, with a jump of 16.77m in the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games on August 29. With this, he became the 2nd Indian ..

Swapna Barman creates history by becoming first Indian heptathlete to win an Asian Games gold

Despite competing with a severe toothache, Swapna Barman from West Bengal clinched gold in the women’s heptathlon with 6026 points at the 18th Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta on August 29. With this, she created ..

Dutee Chand clinchs silver in 100m women’s race at 2018 Jakarta Asian Games

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand from Odisha clinched silver in women’s 100m dash in the 18th Asian Games 2018 to win the country’s first medal in 20 years in this event. Earlier, she was suspended by ..

Neeraj Chopra first-ever Indian javelin-thrower to win an Asian Games gold medal

Neeraj Chopra has created history by becoming the first-ever Indian javelin-thrower to win an Asian Games gold medal. He shattered his own national record by clearing a distance of 88.06m at the 2018 Jakarta Asian ..

Tejinder Pal Singh Toor clinchs Gold in men’s Shot-Put event at 2018 Jakarta Asian Games

Indian shot putter Tejinder Pal Singh Toor from Punjab has clinched Gold in men’s Shot-Put event with a record-shattering throw at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games on August 25. He threw the iron ball to ..