Indian shot putter Manpreet Kaur bags Gold at Asian Grand Prix Meet in China

Posted on:25 Apr 2017 11:17:49
Indian shot putter Manpreet Kaur bags Gold at Asian Grand Prix Meet in China
25 April 2017 Current Affairs:

  • Indian shot putter Manpreet Kaur has clinched a gold in the first leg of the Asian Grand Prix Athletics Meet in Jinhua, China.

  • Manpreet came up with the best throw of 18.86 meter, which was nearly one meter more than her earlier national record of 17.96 meters that she had set in 2015. With the performance, Manpreet also qualified for the IAAF World Championships to be held in August 2017 in London.

  • India ended the one-day event with seven medals - 1 Gold, 4 Silver, 2 Bronze.


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