Jinson Johnson Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Sports Current Affairs
Topics: Asian championships • Commonwealth Games • Folksam Grand Prix • Folksam Grand Prix 2019 • Jinson Johnson • Murali Sreeshankar • Next Generation Athletics Meet • PU Chitra • the Copenhagen Athletics Games
India’s PU Chitra has won gold in women’s 1500m at Folksam Grand Prix 2019 held in Sollentuna, Sweden. Beside her, Asian Games gold medallist Jinson Johnson won the silver in the men’s 1500m clocking 3:39.69s as he finished behind Sweden’s Andreas Almgren (3:39.68s).
Indian sprinter Jinson Johnson from Kerala clinched gold with a timing of 3 minutes 44.72 seconds in men’s 1500m race at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games on August 30. He also holds the credit of winning silver in the 800m track event at the ongoing event, finishing behind compatriot Manjit Singh, who won the Gold. ..
On August 28, Manjit Singh clinched gold in the men’s 800 metres event at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games, which was India’s first gold in the event since Charles Borromeo won in 1982 Asiad. Beside this, Indian sprinter Jinson Johnson from Kerala also won the silver at the same event. With this, India achieved a ..
Jinson Johnson breaks Sriram Singh’s four-decade-old 800m National record at 58th National Inter State Senior Athletics Championships 2018
Jinson Johnson, representing Kerala, has broken the legendary Sriram Singh’s four-decade-old 800m National record at the 58th National Inter State Senior Athletics Championships in Guwahati on June 27, 2018. He clocked one minute and 45.65 seconds to clinch the gold in men’s 800m title and to better the earlier record of 1:45.77 in the name ..