43-yr-old Joao Vieira oldest to win World Athletics Championships medal

43-वर्षीय जोआओ विएरा विश्व एथलेटिक्स चैंपियनशिप पदक जीतने वाले सबसे उम्रदराज व्यक्ति बने

Points to Remember:

  • Portugal’s Joao Vieira has become the oldest person to win a medal in World Athletics Championships history, achieving the feat aged 43.
  • Taking part in his 11th World Athletics Championships, Vieira bagged the silver medal in the 50 km walk event.
  • Netherlands’ Troy Douglas was the previous oldest medallist, winning bronze in the 4x100m relay in 2003 aged 40.

About World Athletics Championships 2019:

  • The 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships is the seventeenth edition of the biennial, global athletics competition organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
  • Location: Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar
  • Dates: 27 Sep 2019 – 6 Oct 2019
  • Nations participating: 209
  • Host city: Doha
  • Edition: 17th
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Who became the oldest person to win a medal in World Athletics Championships history? Joao Vieira
  2. Joao Vieira who became the oldest person to win a medal in World Athletics Championships hails from which country? Portugal

 

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