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Praveen Kumar: 1st Indian to win Wushu World Championships

Current context: Praveen Kumar became the 1st Indian man to win gold at the Wushu World Championships.
Praveen Kumar: 1st Indian to win Wushu World Championships 
  • The 15th edition of the championship was held in Minhang Gymnasium in Shanghai, China on 23rd October 2019.
  • Praveen Kumar has defeated Russel Diaz of Philippines in the 48kg category.
  • Praveen had earlier defeated Uzbekistan's Khasan Ikromov 2-0 in the semi-final.
  • Other Indian Winners include:
    1. Sanathoi Devi (women's 52kg) and Poonam (women's 75kg) won Silver.
    2. Vikrant Baliyan bagged the bronze in the men's 60kg category.
    3. India ranked 3rd overall in the Championship with one gold, two silver and a bronze.
  • Wushu is a Chinese martial art that includes close-range punches and kicks, full-contact kickboxing, throws, sweeps, takedowns and Kicks catch.

Question: 

Q.1 ___________ is the 1st Indian man to win gold at the Wushu World Championships? 
a. Kumar kartik
b. Mahesh Kumar
c. Praveen Kumar
d. Sourabh Kumar
Praveen Kumar: 1st Indian to win Wushu World Championships Praveen Kumar: 1st Indian to win Wushu World Championships Reviewed by Neha Verma on October 25, 2019 Rating: 5

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