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71. 

Rudrankksh Patil has won gold in the men's 10m air rifle event in the ISSF World Championship here, becoming which Indian to achieve the feat?

A. Third
B. Second
C. First
D. Fourth

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

18-year-old Rudrankksh Patil won gold in the men's 10m air rifle event in the ISSF World Championship here, becoming only the second Indian to achieve the feat after the legendary Abhinav Bindra.

72. 

By defeating which nation, India has won the Cricket Women Asia Cup 2022?

A. Pakistan
B. Sri Lanka
C. Nepal
D. Bangladesh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Indian women's team won the Asia Cup 2022 defeating Sri Lanka by eight wickets in the final.

73. 

Who has become the first Indian woman hurdler to break 13 seconds barrier?

A. Jyothi Yarraji
B. Reeth Abraham
C. Anuradha Biswal
D. Debashree Mazumdar

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Jyothi Yarraji has become the first Indian woman to clock a legal sub-13 second time in 100-meter hurdles while smashing her own record at the National Open Athletics Championships in Bangaluru.

74. 

Who was awarded the Sports Journalists' Federation of India (SJFI) medal for 2019?

A. Prakash Padukone
B. Vijay Amritraj
C. Mary Kom
D. Mithali Raj

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Badminton legend Prakash Padukone was awarded the Sports Journalists' Federation of India (SJFI) medal for 2019 at a warm ceremony at the Karnataka State Cricket Association.

75. 

Who has been announced to replace Sourav Ganguly as the president of BBCI?

A. Ravi Shastri
B. Kapil Dev
C. Roger Binny
D. Sunil Gavaskar

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Ganguly is likely to be replaced by ex-cricketer and 1983 World Cup winner Roger Binny as the new BCCI chief.

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