Jan Khan

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This article is about the New Zealand athlete. For the Afghan politician, see Jan Mohammed Khan.
Jan Khan
Medal record
Competitor for  New Zealand
Women's Lawn Bowls
World Bowls Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Christchurch Triples
Gold medal – first place 2000 Moama Fours
Commonwealth Games
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Manchester Fours
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Melbourne Pairs

Jan Khan (born 25 April 1958 in Rotorua, New Zealand) is a lawn bowls competitor for New Zealand.

At the 2002 Commonwealth Games she won a bronze medal in the women's fours event. At the 2006 Commonwealth Games she again won a bronze in the women's pairs event with her sister Marina Khan.[1] They are daughters of lawn bowler Millie Khan. Jan is of Pakistani descent through her father, and of Yugoslav and Maori descent through her mother.[2][3]


  1. ^ Profile at the New Zealand Olympic Committee website
  2. ^ Longmore, Andrew (16 September 1998). "Spiritual guidance for Khan". The Independent. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Ratttue, Chris (8 January 2010). "My life in sport: Jan Khan". New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 6 February 2015.