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3rd July, 2023 MISCELLANEOUS

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Context: Neeraj Chopra, the Olympic gold medallist in the javelin throw, added another feather to his cap by winning the Diamond League title for the second time in a row. He threw 87.66m on June 30, overcoming cold weather and a muscle injury.


  • The Indian star, who had missed three major events due to the injury he suffered, had won its second Diamond League title in Lausanne, Switzerland with a throw of 88.67 m, which was his fourth-best ever.
  • Germany's Julian Weber finished second with a best throw of 87.03 m.
  • The LAUSANNE DIAMOND LEAGUE 2023 is one of the most anticipated events in the athletics calendar.


Q. Lausanne Diamond League 2023 was held in Switzerland. What is the name of the mountain range that covers most of Switzerland?

A) Alps

B) Pyrenees

C) Carpathians

D) Atlas

Answer: A

Explanation: The Alps are a major mountain range in Europe that span across eight countries, including Switzerland.