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South Asian Junior Athletics Championship: India Finishes on Top

Published on May 07, 2018
India finished on top at the 3rd edition of South Asian Junior Athletics Championship.


  • India bagged 20 gold medals whereas Sri Lanka bagged 12 gold medals to finish second in the South Asian Junior Athletics Championship 2018.
  • Indian junior athletes bagged 20 gold, 22 silver and eight bronze medals.
  • They also created new meet records in the men's long jump, triple jump, women's triple jump, 100m hurdles.
  • The SAJAC was co-hosted by Sri Lanka and Pakistan which took second and third positions respectively.
  • The other competing countries were Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan.
  • The juniors will next represent India at the 18th Asian Junior Athletics Championships to be held in Gifu, Japan from 7th June to 10th June 2018.

Expected Questions


1. What was India's rank in the recently held South Asian Junior Athletics Championship?
- 1st

2. What is the venue of the National Games 2020?
- Uttarakhand

3. South Asian Junior Athletics Championship was co-hosted by which countries?
- Sri Lanka and Pakistan

4. What is the venue of CWG 2022?
- Birmingham, England

5. What is the venue of Olympics 2020?
- Tokyo

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