Digital Desk, New Delhi. Rupal Choudhary, daughter of a farmer from Uttar Pradesh created history by winning two medals as she became the first Indian athlete to win two medals at the World Under-20 Athletics Championships in Cali, Colombia on Thursday.
After clinching a silver medal in the 4×400 mixed relay along with teammates Priya Mohan, Bharat Sridhar and Kapil on Tuesday, 17-year-old Rupal won the bronze medal in the women’s 400m with a time of 51.85, a personal best that she won two in two days. Bar medals in his name.
According to the information, Yemi Mary John of Great Britain won the gold medal with a personal best of 51.50 seconds, while Damaris Mutunga of Kenya won the silver medal in the 400 meters race with 51.71 seconds. 17-year-old Rupal Choudhary entered the World Athletics Under20 Championships 2022 with a personal best of 52.48, set in June.
Rupal Choudhary is the second Indian to win a medal in the women’s 400m after Hima Das’s gold medal in the 2018 season in Finland. Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra was the first Indian to win the World Athletics Under20 title at Bydgoszcz 2016 in Poland.
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