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433. 

In which event Indian Athlete, Gomathi Marimuthu has won the first gold medal in Asian Athletics Championship 2019?

[A]. 200 metres(Women)
[B]. 1500 metres(Women)
[C]. 800 metres(Women)
[D]. 100 metres(Women)

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The 23rd edition of Asian Athletics Championship was held from 21 to 24 April 2019 at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar.A 30- year old Gomathi Marimuthu has won India's first gold medal of the Asian Athletics Championship 2019, in 800m race. She clocked at 2:02.70s, a personal best timing. Her previous best is 2:03.21s in Federation Cup held in Patiala. Wang Chunyu of China and Margarita Mukasheva of Kazakhstan won silver and bronze respectively.

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