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India bagged 9 medals at World Para Athletics Championship

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).

Question: 

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
India bagged 9 medals at World Para Athletics Championship India bagged 9 medals at World Para Athletics Championship Reviewed by Neha Verma on November 18, 2019 Rating: 5

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