Kamalpreet Kaur of India has surprised everyone with her performance in the discus throw competition of the Tokyo Olympics. Due to his excellent performance, she has made it to the finals. Kamalpreet made a place in the final with a throw of 64 meters in the third attempt. If Kamalpeet repeats the same performance, then she will become the first Indian to get a medal in athletics. Medal hopes have increased from Kamalpreet Kaur. Kamalpreet is a national record holder.
India’s Kamalpreet Kaur threw 63.97 meters in the second attempt. Her throw in the first attempt was 60.29 meters. She is in second place. She did this brilliantly in the qualification round of Group B. India’s Seema Poonia was sixth in the Group A qualification round
Who is Kamalpreet Kaur
Kamalpreet Kaur is a resident of Badal village in Sri Muktsar Sahib district of Punjab. She herself says that she was weak in studies after which her coach asked her to participate in state-level competition. There her performance was satisfactory and she was able to finish fourth. Due to being weak in studies, Kamalpreet felt that she should focus on the game, after which she entered the playground.
Got serious about sports since 2014
Kaur showed interest in the game from the year 2014 and got serious. Her initial training began at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) center in her village. Kamalpreet’s hard work and passion started paying off. She became the under-18 and under-20 national champion in 2016.
This record is registered in the name of Kamalpreet
In the year 2019, she finished fifth in the Asian Athletics Championships held in Doha. She crossed the 65m hurdle in the discus throw and became the first woman to do so. He won the gold medal in the 2019 edition by throwing a 60.25m discus.