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7th August, 2023 MISCELLANEOUS

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Context: India witnessed a historic moment in the field of archery as Aditi Gopichand Swami became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the World Archery Championships 2023. She achieved this feat by defeating Andrea Becerra of Mexico in a nail-biting final of the women's compound event in Berlin, Germany.


  • The 2023 Berlin World Archery Championships witnessed a historic moment as the Indian women's compound team clinched the gold medal by defeating Mexico in the final. Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Aditi Gopichand Swami and Parneet Kaur became the first Indian women's compound team to win the world title.

World Archery Championships

  • The World Archery Championships event is organized by the World Archery Federation (WA). It was first organized in 1931.
  • The championships consist of three main categories: Outdoor World Championships in target archery, Indoor World Championships in target archery, and World Championships in field archery.
  • While the focus is often on these main categories, the World Archery Championships also include lesser-known but equally important disciplines. These include Youth Archery, Para-Archery, University Archery, and 3D Archery.
  • World Archery Championships 2023 was held in Berlin, Germany.

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Q. Recently the World Archery Championships 2023 was held in Berlin, Germany. Which of the following nations share its boundary with Germany?

1. Belgium

2. Austria

3. Czech Republic

4. Netherlands

How many of the above statements is/are correct?

A) Only 1

B) Only 2

C) Only 3

D) All

Answer: D

Explanation: Germany shares borders with nine neighbouring countries: Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Austria, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands