Tokyo 2020 Olympics Current Affairs, GK & News

13-year-old skater Nishiya- Japan’s youngest gold medallist

13 years old Japanese skateboarder Momiji Nishiya won the gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. She became one of the youngest gold medalists ever at the Olympic Games. Highlights Nishiya won the gold on 26th July, 2021 in the women’s street competition which debuted for the first time in Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Yuto Horigome ..

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Tokyo 2020: Mirabai Chanu bags silver

On 24th July, 2021 Mirabai Chanu of India clinched a silver medal in weightlifting in the 49kg category in Tokyo 2020 Olympics. This ends a 21 year drought of winning a medal in this category.   Highlights Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg) to qin the silver medal in this competition. She bettered ..

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Olympics protest rule- Key Facts

With the players across the globe taking the knee the Olympic rule has always banned such demonstrations at the Games and this has been a hot topic debated for decades.   Key Points The Olympics have always portrayed themselves as a non-political entity that brings together countries on the basis of sports and unity. Hence ..

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