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Ethiopia’s Mare Dibaba wins women’s marathon at World Athletics Championships

Ethiopia’s Mare Dibaba has won the gold medal in the women’s marathon event at the World Athletics Championships 2015 held in Beijing, China.

She won the women’s marathon by finishing it in two hours, 27 minutes and 35 seconds. Kenya’s Helah Kiprop (2:27:36) won the silver medal and Eunice Kirwa (2:27:39) of Bahrain won bronze medal in this event.

With this victory, Dibaba became first Ethiopian female to win the marathon event at the world championships.

Women’s world 4×400 metres relay

Jamaica has won the gold medal in the women’s world 4×400 metres relay event of World Athletics Championships 2015.

Jamaican team comprising of Novlene Williams-Mills (Anchor leg), Christine Day, Shericka Jackson and Stephenie Ann McPherson clocked 3 minutes, 19.13 seconds to win the race.

United States (clocking 3:19.44) won the silver medal in this event and Britain (3:23.62) won the bronze medal.

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India’s Anil wins gold medal in Cadet Wrestling World Championships

Indian wrestler Anil has clinched gold medal in Cadet Wrestling World Championships in the 50 kg freestyle competitions.

In the final match played at Sarajevo, Bosnia he defeated Erfan Aeini of Iran by 10-6 score.

Earlier, Anil had defeated Tumentsogt Bold of Mongolia in the semi-final bout and Ertugrul Kahveci of Turkey in quarter-final bout.

It was second medal for India in this championship. Earlier female grappler Ankus had won silver medal in the 38 kg women freestyle competitions.

This is second time Anil has won gold medal at international level by defeating Erfan Aeini. Earlier in 2014, he had won gold medal in the 50 kg freestyle category at the 2014 Asian Championship by defeating Efan Aeini.

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Indian women hockey team qualifies for 2016 Rio Olympics

Indian women’s hockey team has qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics and now joining nine other teams.

It was announced by International Hockey Federation (FIH) after Great Britain’s semifinal victory over Spain and Netherlands’ win over Germany in the other semifinal in the 2015 European Championships.

These victories freed one quota for 2016 Rio Olympics as both the finalists already have qualified for the Olympic Games.

This qualification for Indian women’s hockey team comes after long gap of 36 years as they had featured last time in 1980 Moscow Olympics and was placed at 4th position.

10 women’s team qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics: China, Great Britain, Germany, Australia, Netherlands New Zealand and US through the Hockey World League Semi-Finals, South Korea as Asian Games champions, Argentina as Pan Am Games champions and India.

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