Kamalpreet Kaur (Discus throw) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, Medals, Records, Net Worth, Ranking, Husband, Coach, State & More
Kamalpreet Kaur is an Indian track and field athlete who specializes in Discus Throw.
|Real Name||Kamalpreet Kaur|
|Profession||Indian Track and field Athlete|
|Date of Birth||04 March 1996|
|Age (as in 2021)||25 years old|
|Birth Place||Village Kabarwala, Muktsar district, Punjab|
|Family||Father: S. Kuldeep Singh|
Mother: S. Rajinder Singh
Siblings: 1 Sister
|Home Town||Badal village, Sri Muktsae Sahib, Punjab|
Birth & Early Life
Kamalpreet was born on 4th March 1996 in Punjab. While she was in school, Kamalpreet’s performance in academics was satisfactory. However, her performance in sports was exceptional. She was encouraged to participate in discus throw events by her Physical Education teacher due to her physique. In 20112, she participated in the state meet and finished 4th. This achievement drove her to pursue track and field as a career. In 2014 she joined the Sports Authority of India Centre in her village and received her first professional training.
Education & More
|School||Dasmesh Girls Senior Secondary Public School|
In 2016, she made her professional debut and won the National Championship in the discus throw event in the U-18 and U-20 categories. In the following year, she participated in the World University Games, Taipei, and ranked 5th. In 2018, she did not qualify for the Asian Games, Jakarta main draw due to some fouls. She made a comeback in the following year and clinched the gold medal in the Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championships 2019.
Her success brought her support from the Go Sports Foundation. In 2020, she broke the national record in the discus throw event at the Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championships, Patiala. This success booked her a bench at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. In 2021, the Punjabi athlete broke her record at the Indian Grand Prix IV, Patiala. In the same year, she qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics finals for discus throw with a mark of 64 m.
A 23-year-old athlete from Punjab, Kamalpreet has made his best effort in 64 meters to enter the final round as the second-best thrower in Tokyo Olympics 2020 Event.
|International Debut||2017 29th World University Games|
|Sport||Track and field ( Discus Throw)|
|Olympic Medals||Gold: 0|
|Best Record||First Indian Woman to reach 65 m in the discus throw at the Asian Athletics Champions, Doha 2019|
|Coach/Mentor||Rakhi Tyagi, Seema Punia|
Personal Life & More
Pooja’s Zodiac sign is Pisces. Kamalpreet is employed as a clerk with the Indian Railways.
Physical Status & More
|Height (approx.)||172 cm|
Some Important Facts About Kamalpreet Kaur
- Kamalpreet was honored with the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) for her achievements. She also received a cheque of Rs. 2 Lakhs and ‘siropa’.
- The Indian Discus thrower Krishnapuja Punia is her idol.
- She also plays cricket and she is a fan of Virendra Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni.
- In 2012, she set a new national record, breaking the previous one set by Krishna Poonia.
- Kamalpreet used to use her double bed and flower pots for deadlift exercises at home.
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