Asian Games Current Affairs - 2019

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Apurvi Chandela becomes World Number One in women’s 10m Air Rifle

Indian shooting ace Apurvi Chandela attained world number one position in women’s 10metres Air Rifle event. Anjum Moudgil also now holds world number two rank in 10metres Air Rifle after winning her mixed team gold at ISSF World Cup in Beijing, China. Apurvi Singh Chandela She is an Indian sport shooter from Jaipur who competes Read More…

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Cricket to be re-introduced in Asian Games

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has decided to reintroduce Cricket in the 2022 Asian Games to be held at Hangzhou, China. Cricket in Asian Games Earlier Cricket had featured in 2010 and 2014 Asian Games but was dropped from the 2018 Asian Games. In all probabilities mostly T20 version of cricket would be introduced in Read More…

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Mary Kom wins record sixth gold medal at World Boxing Championships

India’s boxing legend Mary Kom won gold medal at World Women’s Boxing Championships held in New Delhi. It was her sixth medal in World Boxing Championships. In the final, she defeated 22-year-old Ukrainian boxer Hana Okhaya of Ukraine. Mary Kom won this medal at age of 35 years. With winning this medal, Mary Kom has Read More…

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Sameer Verma wins Syed Modi International Badminton title 2018

India’s Sameer Verma has won Syed Modi India Grand Prix Gold badminton title 2018 in men’s singles category. In the final match held in Lucknow, he defeated China’s Lu Guangzu by 16-21,  21-19 and 21-14 score. Women’s singles title was won by China’s Han Yue after defeating India’s Saina Nehwal by 21-18, 21-8 score. Syed Read More…

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Japanese swimmer Ikee Rikako named as Most Valuable Player (MVP) of Asian Games

Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has chosen Japanese woman swimmer Rikako Ikee (18) as winner of Most Valuable Player (MVP) Trophy Award in 2018 Jakarta and Palembang Asian Games. With this, she became first female winner of MVP award, which OCA introduced at 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok, Thailand. She was presented with trophy and Read More…

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18th Asian Games concludes in Indonesia

18th Asian Games concluded in Indonesia. This edition of pan-continental mega sporting was held from August 18 to September 2, 2018 in two cities – Jakarta (capital of Indonesia) and Palembang (capital of Indonesia’s province of South Sumatra). This was second time Asian Games history, Indonesia had hosted it after first time in 1962 in Read More…

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Rahi Sarnobat becomes first Indian woman shooter to win gold medal at 2018 Asian Games

Rahi Sarnobat became first Indian woman to win shooting gold medal at Jakarta-Palembang 2018 Asian Games in 25m pistol event. She shot score of 34 in final to tie with Thailand’s Naphaswan Yangpaiboon who won silver medal and Kim Minjung of South Korea won bronze with score of 29. It was Rahi’s biggest medal of Read More…

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