Question :

Who has become the first-ever Indian to win silver at World Athletics Championships?


A) Neeraj Chopra
B) Eldhose Paul
C) Rohit Yadav
D) Avinash Sable

Answer : A

Description :


Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra became the first-ever Indian athlete to win gold with a throw of 88.13 meters in the men's Javelin finals at the World Athletics Championships on July 24, 2022. He had started the final event with a foul throw, followed by throws of 82.39m and 86.37m. He finally recorded the distance of 88.13m in his fourth attempt and came in contention for the silver medal. Anderson Peters of Grenada won the gold medal in the event with a throw of 90.54m. The other Indian in the final event, World Championships debutant Rohit Yadav finished at the 10th position with throws of 78.72m, 78.05m and 77.95m. 


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