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.
Important Takeaways from above News for BOB PO Exam-
- Indian shot putter Manpreet Kaur clinched Gold at Asian Grand Prix Meet in China
- Manpreet Singh has qualified for the IAAF World Championships to be held in August 2017 in London
- India clinched up total seven medals in the one-day event.
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Source- News on AIR