Vinesh Phogat qualifies for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian wrestler to qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Question: Who among the following became the first Indian wrestler to qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics?
(a) Vinesh Phogat
(b) Babita Phogat
(c) Deepa Malik
(d) None of the above
Answer: (a)
Related facts:
  • On 18th September, 2019, India’s star wrestler Vinesh Phogat qualified for the 2020 Olympics after beating fancied American Sarah Hildebrandt in the World Championships in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan.
  • She scored an impressive 8-2 win over the world championship silver medalist to secure her place at the Tokyo Games.
  • Vinesh Phogat defeated two-time world bronze medalist Maria Prevolaraki of Greece to clinch a bronze medal in 53 kg freestyle event.
  • She is only the fourth Indian female wrestler to win a medal at the prestigious tournament.

Links:

http://www.newsonair.com/News?title=Vinesh-Phogat-becomes-first-Indian-wrestler-to-qualify-for-2020-Tokyo-Olympics&id=371739

https://www.thehindu.com/sport/other-sports/vinesh-phogat-becomes-the-first-indian-wrestler-to-qualify-for-tokyo-olympics/article29447696.ece

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