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Choose the Appropriate Alternative: the First Indian Athlete to Qualify for Olympics 2020 Is: - Current Affairs Including General Knowledge

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Choose the appropriate alternative:
The first Indian Athlete to qualify for Olympics 2020 is:

Options

  • K.T. Irfan

  • Jinson Johnson

  • Tintu Lukka

  • Sunita Rani

Solution

K.T. Irfan
Explanation:
29-year-old Race walker, Irfan KT from Kerala, became the first Indian athlete to qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He clocked 1 hour 20 minutes and 57 seconds to beat the Tokyo Olympics qualification standard of 1 hour 21 minutes. So far, no other Indian has qualified for the 2020 Olympics from athletics. Irfan also holds a national record of 1:20:21 when he finished 10th in the 2012 Olympics.

Concept: Sports Current Affair (Entrance Exam)
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