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According to NBC Washington reports, India had its worst Olympic performance this year since 1992. P.V Sidhu’s silver along with wrestler Sakshi Malik’s bronze sparked an outpouring of national pride and celebrations. India is home to a diverse population of 1.2 billion people, playing many different sports across the country but since 1980, we managed to get just one gold in individual performances in the Olympics. So, the burning question is “why is India lacking in Olympic?” , “why 1.2 billion people can’t win a single gold medal?”. Well, in recent days you must be tired of hearing these questions and reading articles about India’s losses in the field. Now, let’s focus on our achievements and keep the sprit up towards the sports. So, we are bringing you a few achievements by Indian sports person which still motivate us towards sports.
Neeraj Chopra, an Indian track and field athlete competing in the javelin throw, created history by becoming the first Indian athlete to become a world champion at any level when he won a gold medal at the U-20 World Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. He created a new U-20 world record by throwing the javelin a distance of 86.48m.
Indian boxing star in the commercial ring, Vijender Singh, grabbed the WBO Asia Pacifi Super Middleweight title after systematically dismantling 34-year-old Welsh-born Australian Kerry Hope.
India’s Chess Grand Master Harika Dronavalli has won the Fide Women’s Grand Prix trophy in Chendu, China. It was her maiden career GP title. She won this title by defeating Russia’s Olga Girya. She finished on 7 points in the round robin tournament which had featured world’s top 12 players.
Kannaur Lokesh Rahul, commonly known as KL Rahul and also as Lokesh Rahul, became the first Indian opener to score ton on debut in West Indies.