25-year-old Indian boxer hailing from Nizamabad, Telangana Mohammed Hussamuddin clinched the silver medal in the 57-kg category, at the Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament. The tournament was conducted in the capital city of Bulgaria, Sofia. Hussammudin, who is a Commonwealth Games bronze-winner, lost the final bout to Italy’s Francesco Maietta and settled with the silver. Strandja ..
Commonwealth Games: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News
The Commonwealth Games Gold medalist and Former World Weightlifting Champion, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won the Gold medal for India in the women’s 49kg category in the ongoing 6th edition of the Qatar International Cup in Doha on Friday, 20th December 2019. A 2018 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award recipient, Mirabai Chanu finished on the top ..
India’s 17-year-old Shooter Manu Bhaker won the gold medal to claim the top prize in the prestigious women’s 10m air pistol event of the World Cup Finals of International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) held in Putian, China on 21st November 2019. She also claimed the junior world record score in the women’s 10m air pistol ..
In Swimming, Indian duo of N Wilson Singh and Satish Kumar Prajapati produced impressive performances to win a gold in 10m platform synchronized event at the ongoing 10th Asian Age Group Championships 2019 in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Therefore, India extended their total tally to 60 medals (17 gold, 23 silver and 20 bronze) in the prestigious ..
On 2019 National Sports Day (NSD), Gagan Narang and Pawan Singh have been honoured with the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar for their Gagan Narang Sports Promotion Foundation (GNSPF) at the Arjuna Awards ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. The award recognizes their contribution in the growth of their favourite sport and a reward for sacrifices ..
Deepak Punia becomes first Indian to win gold at World Junior Wrestling Championships after 18 years
Wrestler Deepak Punia has won gold in men’s 86-kg freestyle bout at the World Junior Wrestling Championships after beating Russia’s Alik Shebzukhov in the final at Tallinn, Estonia. With this, Punia has become the first Indian to win gold at the junior World Championship after 18 years. Earlier, Ramesh Gulia (69 kg) and Palwinder Singh ..
Star India grappler Vinesh Phogat has bagged gold in women’s 53kg category of the Poland Open wrestling tournament in Warsaw on 4th August 2019. She prevailed 3-2 over local wrestler Roksana in the final of the competition. This was her third consecutive gold in the 53 kg category after winning Gold at Grand Prix of ..
Tamil Nadu girl Jerlin Anika has won gold at the 2019 World Deaf Youth Badminton Championships in Taipei, Taiwan. She has also bagged two silver and one bronze medal in the championship in the Under-18 category. She is just 15 years old and a student of class 10 in a government school in Madurai.