Harwant Kaur

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Harwant Kaur
Personal information
Born (1980-07-05) July 5, 1980 (age 36)
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Country  India
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus
Shot put
Coached by Parveer Singh
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) Shot Put: 15.75 (Bangalore 2002)
Discus Throw: 63.05 m (Kiev 2004)
Updated on 10 July 2013.

Harwant Kaur (born 5 July, 1980) is an Indian discus thrower and shot putter. She won the silver medal at the 2002 Asian Championships,[1] finished fourth at the 2003 Asian Championships and seventh at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. In addition she competed at the 2004 Olympic Games and was ranked 13th in the qualifying rounds. Her personal coach is Parveer Singh. At 2010 Commonwealth Games, she won the silver medal in the Discus throw event.[2]

Her personal best throw is 63.05 metres, achieved in August 2004 in Kiev. She contested at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but failed to reach the finals, and was ranked 17th in the qualifiers with a throw of 56.42 m.

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  1. ^ Asian Championships – GBR Athletics
  2. ^ "CWG: Poonia leads India's medal sweep in discus throw". NDTV. 11 October 2010. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 

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