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6th Qatar International Cup

Current context: Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu clinched a gold medal at the 6th Qatar International Cup.
6th Qatar International Cup
  • Saikhom Mirabai Chanu opened India's account at the 6th Qatar International Cup that is taking place at Doha.
  • She has won the gold in the women's 49kg category.
  • India’s Jeremy Lalrinnunga won the silver medal with a total lift of 306kg.
  • Chanu’s performance was way below her personal best of 201kg which she lifted during this year’s World Championships in Thailand.
  • She has won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2018 by lifting a total of 196 kg, 86 kg in Snatch and 110 kg in Clean and Jerk.
  • She was awarded with Padma Shri and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2018) for her contribution to the sports by the Government of India.
  • The Qatar Cup is organised by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), and Qatar Weightlifting Federation.


Q.1 Which Indian has recently won Gold at the 6th Qatar International Cup in women's 49kg category?
a. Karnam Malleswari
b. Swati Singh
c. Sushila Panwar
d. Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
6th Qatar International Cup 6th Qatar International Cup Reviewed by Neha Verma on December 21, 2019 Rating: 5

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