Sports and games PART II (INDIA)Anisha Mukhija
Ranveer Singh Saini wins gold at Special Olympics
Golfer Ranveer Singh Saini created history by becoming the first Indian to win a Gold medal at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.The 14-year-old autistic golfer achieved the feat in GF Golf-Level 2 Alternate Shot Team Play event in 31 July 2015.
India women’s team won silver in World Archery Championship
Indian women’s recurve archery team of Deepika Kumari, Laxmirani Majhi and Rimil Buriuly won silver at the World Archery Champion ships in Denmark on 2 August 2015.In the final match of World Championship they lost to Russia by 4-5 score. Indian archer Rajat Chauhan has won silver medal in the World Archery Championships in the compound category. It was India’s first-ever individual medal in the World Archery Championships.
Ganguly wins Silver Medal in Asian Continental Chess Championship:
Grand Master and former national champion Surya Sekhar Ganguly won the Silver Medal in the Asian Continental Chess Championship by defeating Zhang Zhong of Singapore in the final round.
Abhishek Verma won the Archery World Cup 2015:
Abhishek Verma, Indian Archer won the Gold Medal in the individual men’s compound event at the Archery World Cup 2015 which was held in Poland. In the final he defeated Esmail Edabi of Iran with 148-145 score.
Andy Murray won Rogers Cup Masters Tournament 2015
Andy Murray of Great Britain won Rogers Cup Masters Tournament 2015 also known as the Canada Masters. In the final match played at Montreal, Canada he defeated world number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia by 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 score. It was Murray’s overall 11th Masters Title and first victory against the world number 1 since Wimbledon final of 2013.
Belinda Bencic of Switzerland lifted her maiden Canadian Open Masters title after world number two Simona Halep retired hurt. The match ended 7-6, 6-7, 3-0. It was Belinda’s second career title. In semi finals she out played World No. 1 Serena Williams.