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Rani Rampal won the ‘World Games Athlete of the Year' Award

Current context: Rani Rampal became the first-ever hockey player to win the prestigious 'World Games Athlete of the Year' award.
Rani Rampal won the ‘World Games Athlete of the Year' Award
  • The World Games announced the Indian women's team captain Rani Rampal as the winner on 30th January after 20 days of polling in January 2020 by sports fans worldwide.
  • She has won the 'World Games Athlete of the Year' award 2019 with a clear majority of 1,99,477 votes.
  • In 2019, India won the FIH Series Finals, and Rani was named Player of the Tournament.
  • She was recently named among the Padma Shri awardees 2020.
  • Ukraine’s Karate star Stanislav Horuna was second behind Rani with over 92,000 votes and Canadian powerlifting world champion Rhaea stinn was third.
  • International World Games Association President: Jose Perurena
  • International Hockey Federation CEO: Thierry Weil
  • Hockey India President: Mohammad Mushtaque Ahmad

Question: 

Q.1 Who has won the prestigious 'World Games Athlete of the Year' award 2019 and became the first-ever hockey player to win the award?
a. Sjoerd Marijne
b. Rani Rampal
c. Rajani Etimaru
d. Neha Goyal
Rani Rampal won the ‘World Games Athlete of the Year' Award Rani Rampal won the ‘World Games Athlete of the Year' Award Reviewed by Neha Verma on January 31, 2020 Rating: 5

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