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Saturday, 20 August 2016

Kerala PSC Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 20 August 2016

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1. India's Youngest Olympic medalist?
Answer :- P.V.Sindhu

2. First Indian Women to clinch the Olympic Silver Medal?
Answer :- P.V.Sindhu

3. Who is the Coach of P.V.Sindhu
Answer :- Pullela Gopichand

4. Amout of Pension for Freedom Fighters under the SwatantrataSainikSamman Pension Scheme?
Answer :- 30,000

5. New Transport Commissioner of Kerala?
Answer :- S.Ananthakrishnan

6. New Managing Director of Kerala Books and Publishing Society?

Answer :- Thomas.J.Tachankary

7. India's rank in 9th edition of Global Innovation Indux?
Answer :- 66 [1 Switzerland ; 2 Sweden ; 3 United Kingdom ; 4 United States of America ; 5 Finland ]

8. Who won gold in 4x100m relay final at the Rio Olympics Answer :- Usain Bolt[He combined with Asafa Powell, Yohan Blake and Nickel Ashmeade to finish in 37.27 seconds.]
Usain Bolt
• He is regarded as the fastest person ever timed.
• He is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time became mandatory. He also holds the world record in the 4 × 100 metres relay. He is the reigning World and Olympic champion in these three events.
• He is the first man at the Olympic Games to win nine gold medals for sprinting.
• He was the first to win consecutive Olympic 100 m in 2008 and 200 m titles in 2012.
• His achievements in sprinting have earned him the media nickname Lightning Bolt.
• His awards include the IAAF World Athlete of the Year, Track & Field Athlete of the Year and Laureus World Sportsman of the Year.
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