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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Indian Wushu Team bags six medals in BRICS Games


India won six medals in the Wushu competition of the first ever BRICS Games, which concluded in Guangzhou, China recently. The medals haul comprised two each in gold, silver, and bronze.

M. Gyandas and Anjul Namdev won one gold each. It featured some 300 athletes from five countries- Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa (BRICS Nations) with 10 events in 3 sports – men’s basketball, women’s volleyball, and Wushu. China will host the 9th BRICS summit in September 2017 in the coastal city of Xiamen.

Important Takeaways From Above News-
  • Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa are the five-member Nations of BRICS.
  • It was established in 2009.

Source- News on AIR



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