Priyanka Goswami Wins Silver Medal In Women's 10,000m Race Walk At CWG 2022
Priyanka Goswami becomes the first Indian woman to win a medal in race walk on August 6 when she took silver in the 10,000m event at Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham. Goswami finished second behind Australia's Jemima Montag with a personal best time of 43:38.83s. Kenya's Emily Wamusyi Ngii won bronze. Bhawna Jat, the only Indian in… read-more
Tags: Commonwealth Games 2022, Priyanka Goswami, Silver Medal, women's 10, 000m race walk, India
Courtesy: DNA INDIA
PM Modi Extends Wishes To Silver Medalist Bindyarani Devi: Commonwealth Games 2022
PM Narendra Modi congratulated weightlifter Bindyarani Devi, who secured a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022. On the second day of the Commonwealth Games at Birmingham, UK, Indian athlete Devi bagged a silver… read-more
Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Bindyarani Devi, Women's Weightlifting, Commonwealth Games, Silver Medal
Sanket Sargar, 1st Indian Athlete To Win Medal At CWG 2022, Bags Silver In Men's 55kg Weightlifting Event
Maharashtra's Sanket Sargar made history by being the first Indian athlete to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022 on July 30. In Birmingham, the 21-year-old earned silver in the men's 55kg weightlifting category with a total of 248kg (113kg in snatch, 135kg in clean and jerk). Sanket Sargar injured his elbow while attempting to… read-more
Tags: Commonwealth Games 2022, India, Weightlifter, Sanket Sargar, Silver Medal
Courtesy: India today
Neeraj Chopra Wins Silver Medal At World Championships, Throws 88.13m
Olympian Neeraj Chopra brings a silver medal with a throw of 88.13m at the World Athletics Championship finals, on July 23. With this fourth-attempt throw, Chopra secured a second position, whereas the gold medal was won by Anderson Peter of Grenada who threw 90.54m at the event. Furthermore, with this, Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian to bag a silver medal in track and field athletics, in world championships.
Tags: Neeraj Chopra, Athlete, anderson peters, World Championship, Silver Medal
Tokyo Paralympics: Suhas Yathiraj Becomes First IAS To Win Silver
Indian Para badminton, Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj, has become the first-ever IAS officer to win silver in men's singles SL4 class final at the Tokyo Paralympics on September 5. Yathiraj lost his final against France's Lucas Mazur following a 62-minute summit clash after defeating Indonesia's Fredy Setiawan in the semifinal. Yathiraj is posted as a DM of Gautam Buddh Nagar (Noida) and has a disability due to an impairment in the ankle.
Tags: Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, Badminton, Silver Medal, Para athelete, IAS
Courtesy: The Times of India
India So Far Won Seven Medals In Tokyo Paralympics 2020
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.
Tags: Tokyo paralympics, Bronze Medal, Javelin Throw, Silver Medal
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Polish Olympian Auctions Silver Medal For Infant's Heart Surgery
Poland's Maria Magdalena Andrejczyk who won the silver medal for Javelin's throw at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 posted on Facebook that she would go ahead and sell off her silver to pay for an 8-month-old Miloszek Malysa's heart surgery. The top contender was the Polish convenience store chain, Zabka, placing a bid of $125,000. Zabka, however, did not claim the medal and said that they would let the Olympian keep her Silver.
Tags: Tokyo Olympics, Polish Athlete, Silver Medal, Javelin Throw, Heart surgery
Bronze Medalist Seems Happier Than Silver Medal Winner: Research
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.
Tags: Olympics, Bronze Medal, Silver Medal, athletes
Courtesy: The Indian Express