India’s Historic Triumph at 31st World University Games: Record-Breaking Medal Haul and Remarkable Achievements

India’s athletes achieved a historic performance at the 31st World University Games took place from July 28 to August 8 in Chengdu, China.

  • They won a total of 26 medals, including 11 golds, 5 silvers, and 10 bronzes.
  • This marks India’s best-ever performance at the event, surpassing their previous record of five medals.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the Indian contingent and praised their accomplishment, highlighting their role in inspiring future athletes.
  • Notable Indian gold medalists include Neeraj Chopra (javelin throw), Dutee Chand (100m sprint), Annu Rani (women’s javelin throw), and Manu Bhaker (10m air pistol).
  • The World University Games, known as the Summer Universiade, is a major multi-sport competition for university students.
  • The event was organized by the International University Sports Federation (FISU) and featured over 10,000 participants from 170+ countries.

Q.: In which city did the 31st World University Games take place?

a) New Delhi, India
b) Beijing, China
c) Chengdu, China
d) Tokyo, Japan

Ans : c) Chengdu, China

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