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India wins four bronze medals in Wushu at 2018 Asian Games

India has won four bronze medals in Wushu sporting event (all in Sanda style) at Jakarta-Palembang 2018 Asian Games held in Indonesia.
India wins four bronze medals in Wushu at 2018 Asian Games
  • It was India's best performance so far in Wushu in Asian Games as in Incheon games in 2014, India had won just two bronze medals.

Following are the Four bronze medals winners:

  • Roshibina Devi: 60kg category
  • Santosh Kumar: 56kg category
  • Surya Bhanu Partap Singh: 60kg category
  • Narender Grewal: 65kg category (He had earlier won bronze in Sanda 60kg in 2014 Asian Games)

About Wushu:

  • Wushu is Chinese Kung-fu. 
  • It is a martial art form that deals with the exhibition and full-contact sport derived from the traditional Chinese martial arts.
  • It is different from other combat sports as it is a mix of kick-boxing and wrestling.
  • It is made up of two disciplines, namely Taoulu (forms) and Sanda (sparring).
  • Sanda comprises combative aspect of art-form, while Taoulu involves demonstration of the moves, acrobatic routines and techniques that are implemented in Sanda. 
  • Wushu is an international sport governed through the International Wushu Federation (IWUF).

Question:

Q. India has won four bronze medals in which combat sporting event at Jakarta-Palembang 2018 Asian Games held in Indonesia?
a. Wushu
b. Tai Chi
c. Judo
d. Muay Thai
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