India won three medals in the Asian Under-20 Athletics Championships.

  • India kicked off the 2023 Asian Under-20 Athletics Championships campaign by winning three medals, including two gold, on the opening day in Yecheon, South Korea on 4th June.
  • Rejoana Mallik Heena started their campaign by winning gold in women’s 400m race. Heena topped the podium with a timing of 53.31 seconds.
  • Bharatpreet Singh started his campaign by winning gold in discus throw. Bharatpreet Singh cleared a distance of 55.66m in his third attempt to become the men’s U20 Asian champion in the discus throw event.
  • Lastna Pal won the bronze medal in the women’s 5,000 meters with a timing of 17 minutes and 17.11 seconds.

Qns : Where was the Asian Under-20 Athletics Championship held?

(A) South Korea
(B) India
(C) England
(D) Nepal

Ans : (A) South Korea

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