India bagged 9 medals at World Para Athletics Championship

Published on November 18, 2019
Current context: India has bagged the best-ever nine medals haul at the World Para Athletics Championship.
India bagged 9 medals at World Para Athletics Championship 
  • The World Para Athletics Championship 2019 was held in Dubai.
  • India scored two gold, two silver and five bronze medals in the event.
  • India secured 13 qualifying spots at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
  • Before this year, India's best-ever show of 5 medals in the joint 34th place was seen in London 2017.
  • Sundar Singh Gurjar (F46 category) and Sandeep Chaudhary (F64 category) won Gold for India in the Championship.
  • Sumit Antil and Sharad Kumar claimed silver in the event.
  • China topped the medals tally with 59 medals followed by Brazil (39) and Great Britain (28).


Q.1 What is India’s total medal count in the World Para Athletics Championship 2019?
a. 7
b. 8
c. 9
d. 10
e. 11

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