Koneru Humpy is BBC’s Indian sportswoman of the year

World rapid chess champion Koneru Humpy has won the BBC Indian Sportswoman-of-the-Year award. BBC director-general Tim Davie, hosting the virtual awards ceremony. The Lifetime Achievement award went to veteran athlete Anju Bobby George.

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English cricket star Ben Stokes announced the 19-year-old Indian Shooter, Manu Bhaker as the winner of the Emerging Player-of-the-Year award category. Bhaker, won two golds at the ISSF World Cup in 2018, followed by gold at the Youth Olympics and a Commonwealth Games gold with a record to boot.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • BBC director-general: Tim Davie.
  • BBC Headquarters: London, United Kingdom.
  • BBC Established: 1922.

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