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DAILY GK 30 APRIL 2019


DAILY GK 30 APRIL 2019
1. BAJRANG PUNIA BECAME FIRST INDIAN WRESTLER TO FIGHT AT NEW YORK’S ICONIC MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
25 year old Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia became the first Indian wrestler to fight at New York’s iconic Madison Square Garden. He won the gold medal at the 65kg men’s freestyle wrestling at the recent Asian Championships.
He is the first Indian wrestler to be invited by the American governing body and will take part in the “Grapple at the Garden — Beat the Streets” fight night, which will be held on 6th May 2019.
He also won eight gold medals from his previous nine international tournaments including last year’s Commonwealth and Asian Games and presently holds World No.1 title in the 65-kg weight category.

2. GIA CONFERS GAGANJEET BHULLAR FOR ‘OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AS A PLAYER 2019’
Indian Professional Golfer, Gaganjeet Bhullar has been awarded outstanding achievement as a player award at the 4th Edition of the annual India Golf Industry Association award for the year 2019.
Bhullar became the youngest golfer on the Asian Tour to achieve nine career victories on tour.  Vijay Divech and former Arjuna Awardee Nonita Lal Qureshi received for their contribution to Golf coaching.
 Best New Nine-Hole Golf course’ awards, was given to Eco Park, Kolkata.


3. INDIA’S NITENDRA SINGH RAWAT FINISHES 27TH IN VIRGIN MONEY LONDON MARATHON 2019
Indian marathon runner, Nitendra Singh Rawat finished 27th in 2 hours 15 minutes and 59 seconds in the men’s Elite race of prestigious Virgin Money London Marathon 2019 at London, UK which was won by Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya for record fourth time.
The 32-year-old Rawat has qualified for the World Championships to be held in Doha in September-October.

4. JOURNALIST SABA NAQVI AUTHORED “POLITICS OF JUGAAD: THE COALITION HANDBOOK” RELEASED
Journalist Saba Naqvi has composed a book named “Politics of Jugaad: The Coalition Handbook” in which she examines the possibility of a coalition government after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
The book discusses the nature of transformation in Indian political parties and their role in present times. The author, Saba Naqvi is a well-known journalist and political analyst in India.

5. BADMINTON ASIA CHAMPIONSHIP 2019
The 39th edition of Badminton Asia Championship 2019 was held from 23 to 28 April 2019 at the Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium in Wuhan, China. This tournament was hosted by the Chinese Badminton Association, sanctioned from the Badminton Asia. The prize money for the event was USD 400,000.
Top 3 Countries in Medal tally are Japan, China and Indonesia. Men’s Single won by Kento Momota (Japan)            and Women’s Single won by Akane Yamaguchi (Japan).

6. ASIAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP 2019
The Asian Wrestling Championship 2019 was held in Xi’an, China from April 23 to April 28, 2019. India won 16 medals which include 1 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze by men’s freestyle wrestlers, 3 silver and 1 bronze by men’s Greco-Roman wrestlers and 4 bronze won by women’s freestyle wrestlers.
India ranked 8th place in the tournament and the first three countries ranked in the tournament were Iran followed by China and Japan.
Bajrang Punia bags gold in 65-kg Category. This was India’s fifth medal and the only gold medal in Asian Wrestling Championship 2019.
  • 1.         Men’s Freestyle 65-kg   Bajrang Punia   Gold
  • 2.         Men’s Freestyle 74-kg   Amit Kumar Dhankar     Silver
  • 3.         Men’s Freestyle 79-kg   Parveen Rana   Silver
  • 4.         Men’s Freestyle 92-kg   Vicky Chahar    Silver
  • 5.         Men’s Greco-Roman     77-kg   Gurpreet Singh Silver
  • 6.         Men’s Greco-Roman     82-kg   Harpreet Singh Silver
  • 7.         Men’s Greco-Roman     87-kg   Sunil Kumar      Silver
  • 8.         Men’s Freestyle 61-kg   Rahul Aware     Bronze
  • 9.         Men’s Freestyle 86-kg   Deepak Punia   Bronze
  • 10.       Men’s Freestyle 97-kg   Satyawart Kadian          Bronze
  • 11.       Men’s Freestyle 125-kg  Sumit Malik       Bronze
  • 12.       Men’s Greco-Roman     60-kg   Gyanender Dahiya        Bronze
  • 13.       Women’s Freestyle       53-kg   Vinesh Phogat  Bronze
  • 14.       Women’s Freestyle       59-kg   Manju Kumari   Bronze
  • 15.       Women’s Freestyle       62-kg   Sakshi Malik     Bronze
  • 16.       Women’s Freestyle       68-kg   Divya Kakran    Bronze

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