Sindhu defeated 2017 champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the final
MC Mary Kom won bronze in the World Boxing Championship in 51 kg
Dainik BhaskarDec 29, 2019, 05:15 PM IST Sports Desk. PV Sindhu became India's first world champion in badminton. 24-year-old Sindhu defeated 2017 champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the final. This is Sindhu's 5th medal in the World Championship. She became the second female player in the world to do so. He won 1 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze. Bisai Praneeth won the bronze medal. This was India's first medal in men's singles in the championship after 1983.
MC Mary Kom, the first player to win 8 medals at the Mary Kom World Championship, won the Bronze in 51 kg at the World Boxing Championships. This was his 8th medal. She became the first player in the world to do this feat. She also became the first player to win a medal in the 4 weight category (45, 46, 48, 51).
MC Mary Kom.
Rohit, the only cricketer to have scored the most 10 centuries, scored 159 runs in the second ODI against the West Indies. Rohit the only player to score 10 centuries in 2019 format. He was the highest scorer for India for 7 consecutive years. Rohit scored 150+ for the 8th time in ODIs. This is also a world record.
India got a record 15 Olympic quota for the first time in shooting India got a record 15 Olympic quota for Tokyo Olympics. From 15-year-old Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar to 44-year-old Meraj Ahmad Khan, Kota has been given quota. Kota came in air pistol, air rifle and skeet. 8 male and 7 female shooter from India will visit Tokyo.
Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar.
Wrestler Ritu Phogat won her first MMA fight; Risu Phogat, who became a mixed martial artist from Ressler, won her first MMA fight. 25-year-old Ritu beat Kim Nam Hee of Korea in the technical knockout in three and a half minutes in the atomweight category. Players weighing 49 kg or less participate in the atomweight category.