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1585. 

India's Asian champion Gopi Thonakal was qualified for World Athletics Championships 2019. He is associated with __________.

[A]. Marathon
[B]. High jump
[C]. Long jump
[D]. Hammer throw

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

In marathon, India's Asian champion Gopi Thonakal has qualified for the World Athletics Championships to be held in the Qatari capital Doha in September-October this year. He achieved qualification after finishing 11th in the Seoul International Marathon, clocking his personal best time of 2 hours 13 minutes 39 seconds. Gopi's time is the second best ever by an Indian after the four-decade old national record of 2:12:00, which is held by Shivnath Singh.

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