World Para Athletics Championships 2017

World Para Athletics Championships 2017

Question- In recently concluded World Para Athletics Championships 2017 how many gold medals did Indian athletes win?
(a) One
(b) Two
(c) Three
(d) Four
Ans: (a)
Related facts:-

  • World Para Athletics Championship- 2017 London (U.K.),concludedin London UK. (July 14-23, 2017).
  • This is the 8th edition of the championship and before 2017 it was known as the IPC Athletics World Championship.
  • About 1300 para athletes from 100 countries participated in 213 competitions in the championship.
  • India won one gold medal, two silver and two bronze medals (total 5) and figured at 34th place with Croatia.
  • The championship medal table top 5 countries-
RankCountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1.China30171865
2.America20 192059
3.UK1881339
4.Ukraine 1261129
5.Australia119828
  • Indian medalist
  • Gold Medal – Sunder Singh Gurjar (Javelin Throw)
  • Silver medal
  1. Amit Kumar (Club Throw)
  2. Sharad Kumar (high jump)
  • Bronze medal
  1. Varun Singh Bhati (high jump)
  2. JyotiKaram (women’s Discus Throw )

Related Links:-
https://www.paraathleticschampionships.com/about
https://www.paralympic.org/london-2017/schedule/info-live-results/lo2017/eng/zz/engzz_athletics-medal-count.htm
https://www.paralympic.org/london-2017/schedule/info-live-results/lo2017/eng/zz/engzz_athletics-npc-medallist-by-sport-india.htm

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