सामयिक विषय: Sports Miscellaneous

2017 Commonwealth Youth Games

Common Wealth Youth Games

Question-In which of the following three games India won gold medal in the 6th Commonwealth Youth Games?
(A) Judo, Boxing, Cycling
(B) Boxing, Tennis, Judo
(C) Beach Soccer, Rugby Sevens, Judo
(D) Judo, Boxing, Tennis
Ans: (d)
Related facts:-

  • The 6th Commonwealth Youth Games, 2017 (CYG, 2017) (organizer Commonwealth Games Federation) concluded in the capital of the Bahamas. (July 18-23, 2017)
  • Official inauguration of the Games was done by the Prime Minister of Bahamas, Hubert Minnie.
  • Approximately 1300 athletes from 64 countries participated in 95 events.
  • In this tournament, 9 sports events were organized which included three new games in Beach Soccer, Judo and Beach Volleyball.
  • Archery, lawn balls, weightlifting and squash were not included in the Games this year.
  • England topped the competition with 23 gold medals and total of 51 medals (16 silver and 12 bronze).
  • India got 4 gold, 1 silver, 6 bronze (11 total) and 7th in the medal table.
  • India won these medals in judo, boxing and tennis.
  • Top 5 place recipients in the medal table Country-
  • Indian medalist and sports
    Judo (1 gold, 3 bronze)
    Gold Medal-1-Soni- Boys (73kg)
  • Silver medal
    1. Ashish, -Boys (60 kg)
    2. Antim Yadav, – Girls (48kg) 3. Rebina Devi Chanam, – Girls (57kg)
    Boxing (1 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)
  • Gold medal
    1. Sachin, boys (46-49 kg)
  • Silver medal
    1. Joni, Girls (60 Kgs.)
  • Bronze medal
    1. Muhammad EtashKhan, Boys (56 kg)
    2. Ekta, girls (51kg) Flyweight (Girls)
  • Tennis (2 gold, 1 bronze)
  • Gold medal
    1. Jeel Mehul Kumar Desai (Girls Singles)
    2. Mixed Doubles, India (Jeel Mehul Kumar Desai and Siddhant Jagdish Banthiya)
  • Bronze medal
    1. Siddhant Jagadish Banthiya (boys singles)
  • The 7th Commonwealth Youth Games will be held in the year 2021 in Northern Ireland, UK

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cadet asian wrestling championship 2017

Cadet Asian Wrestling Championships, 2017

Question: How many gold medals did Indian wrestling team win in the recently concluded Cadet Asian Wrestling Championship?
(a) 5
(b) 4
(c) 6
(d) 3
Answer- (a)
Related facts:

  • Cadet Asian Wrestling Championship organized by United Kingdom Wrestling, (UWW), concluded in Bangkok, Thailand. (July 20th-23rd, 2017).
  • The headquarters of the UWW is located in Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • Iran grabbed the freestyle team title by winning four gold medals (79 points).
  • Indiaand Kazakhstan remained second and third respectively with 72-72 points.
  • Iran team also captured title in Greco-Roman competition with 87 points.
  • Kazakhstan (77 points), Kyrgyzstan (75 points and India (65 points) remained Second, Third and Fourth respectively.
  • Women’s wrestling title was won by Japan with 94 points.
  • India (78 points) and Mongolia (73 points) remained second and third respectively.
  • Indian wrestling team won a total of 23 medals (5gold, 2 silver and 16 bronze) in Cadet Asian Wrestling Championship.
  • Indian gold medalist wrestlers-
    Tina, 65 kg (Women wrestling)
    Akash Dahiya, 58kg (Freestyle)
    Praveen Malik, 76 kg (Freestyle)
    Arshad, 42 kg (Greco-Roman)
    Mohit, 85 kg (Greco-Roman)


European Powerlifting C ship Rajat, Bhim bag gold

European power lifting championship

Question: Who amongst the following is the winner in 110 Kg weight category in the European Power lifting Championship?
(a) Bhim Singh
(b) Rajat Lakhakur
(c) Rajat Goel
(d) Mukesh Singh
Answer- (c)
Related facts:

  • European power lifting championship concluded in Holland on July 4, 2017.
  • Rajat Goel in Classic Raw (110 kg category) lifted a total of 600 kg in the event and bagged the Gold medal.
  • In this tournament for the first time Rajat not only created European but also world record.
  • It was his first medal at the international level.
  • Rajat represented India in power lifting for the first time.
  • Beside Rajat Goel, Bhim Singh also won gold.
  • Indian power lifter Bhim Singh participated in the bench press 100 kg category and overall lifted 180 kg.
  • Both Rajat and Bhim are trained by Dronacharya awardee coach Bhupender Dhawan.


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