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Who is the first serving Lieutenant General of Indian Army to complete 1,200 km Paris-Brest-Paris circuit?

[A]. Lieutenant General S S Hasabniss
[B]. Lieutenant General Anil Kumar Bhatt
[C]. Lieutenant General Anil Puri
[D]. Lieutenant General S K Srivastava

Answer: Option C


Lieutenant General Anil Puri completed France's oldest cycling event, 1,200km Paris-Brest-Paris circuit. He became the first serving Lieutenant General-rank officer of the Indian Army. Lt Gen Puri, the 56-year-old officer completed the event by cycling non-stop for 90 hours. 367 participants represented India. Around 80 successfully completed the trek. Six army personnel secured berths at the event for having completed at least one 1,000-km non-stop cycling event during their respective careers.

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