Chirag Shetty, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy Loose In Semifinals Of BWF World Championships, Receive Bronze Medal
Malaysian team of Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik defeated Indian pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy in the quarterfinal of the men's doubles event at BWF World Championships 2022 on August 27. Despite the defeat, the pair will return home with a bronze medal, becoming the first Indian men's pair to achieve so in the Championships. The duo lost the match with scores of 22-20, 18-21, and 16-21.
At Commonwealth Games 2022, India's Lovepreet Singh won a bronze medal by lifting a total of 355kg – 163kg in snatch, and 192 kg in clean and jerk. On August 3, Singh won against Australia’s Jackson Roberts-Young who went for 211kgs lift in his third and final attempt, which was unsuccessful. With this, the Indian contingent at CWG 22, confirmed13 medals, including five gold, four silver and four bronze.
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India finished Day 3 of the Asian Track Cycling Championships with two bronze medals. In the 1km Time Trial race, Ronaldo Singh won the country's first international medal. Ronaldo Singh Laitonjam, the World Junior Champion and Asian Record holder, took bronze in the Men Senior category. Birjit Yumnam earned another bronze medal after finishing third in the Men's Junior division. India currently has 20 medals after three days of competition… read-more
At the Tokyo Paralympics, a throw of 64.35 meters earned the 40-year-old Devendra Jhajharia, India's greatest Paralympian, a silver medal, and Sundar Singh Gurjar bronze medal in the men's javelin throw of 64.01 meters final event on August 30. India now has seven medals from the Paralympics 2020 Games. Ajeet Singh, the only third Indian javelin thrower in the final finished in eighth place.
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Ten government schools in Punjab have been renamed after the India Hockey team players, who won a bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics 2020, said Punjab Education Minister, Vijay Inder Singla on August 23. Reportedly, Punjab CM has also approved the names of the respective schools. The Government Senior Secondary School (GSSS), Mithapur, Jalandhar has been named as Olympian Manpreet Singh Government Senior Secondary School, Mithapur, given… read-more
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It is often observed that there is a lack of joy and prosperity in the face of silver medallists in the Olympic Games than bronze medallists. A 1995 research paper published by psychologists Victoria Medvec, Thomas Gilovich, and Scott F Madey has found out why. The report claimed that the tendency of "counterfactual thinking" and psychology of "coming close" in human beings leads to such circumstances.
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Indian Wrestler Bajrang Punia defeated Daulet Niyazbekov of Kazakhstan 8:0 to clinch the bronze medal for India and equal India's best Olympic performance to the 2012 London Olympics. After dominating the entire game against reigning World silver medalist Niyazbekov, Punia impressed with a stunning 8-0 win. The former Asian Games gold medalist lost his semi-final on August 7. This is the fourth bronze for India.