Pinky Balhara wins bronze medal in 5th Asian Beach Games

Posted on:26 Sep 2016 18:10:30
Pinky Balhara wins bronze medal in 5th Asian Beach Games
26 September 2016 Current Affairs: India’s Pinky Balhara has won bronze medal in the sporting event of kurash at the 5th Asian Beach Games held at Da Nang, Vietnam. 

She won the medal in women’s 52kg category after she lost to Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy of Vietnam in the semifinals. Vietnam’s Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy won the gold medal in this event while another Vietnamese Nguyen Thi Quynh won the silver medal. 

To participate in the 5th Asian Beach Games, India had sent a contingent of 208 members. The athletes will participate in 13 sporting disciplines which include Kabaddi, Swimming, Handball, Pencak Silat, Kurash, Woodball, Sambo, Ju-Jitsu, Pentaque, Sepaktakraw, Shuttlecock, Voninam and Muay Thai.

Kurash Kurash : Kurash Kurash is a form of wrestling that had originated from Uzbekistan. In this game, two opponents wear a green and a blue jacket. The participants try to throw the other on the ground. If a player throws down his opponent backward, then he is declared victorious. If the opponent is thrown to one side, then the points are awarded.

Monthly Current Affairs

Current Affairs Section

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily current affairs

Current Affairs November 2017

24 NOVEMBER
NEWS
23 NOVEMBER
NEWS
22 NOVEMBER
NEWS
21 NOVEMBER
NEWS

Current Affairs October 2017

31 OCTOBER
NEWS
30 OCTOBER
NEWS
29 OCTOBER
NEWS
28 OCTOBER
NEWS

Current Affairs September 2017

30 SEPTEMBER
NEWS
28 SEPTEMBER
NEWS
27 SEPTEMBER
NEWS
26 SEPTEMBER
NEWS