(Last Updated on : 24-07-2014)
Harwant Kaur was born on 5th July in the year 1980 in Punjab
. She is an Indian discuss thrower who has won the silver medal in 2010 Commonwealth Games
in New Delhi. Her personal coach is Parveer Singh.
Career of Harwant Kaur
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. Harwant Kaur made the grade at the Commonwealth Games, on her sixth attempt. Harwant had her best of 58.94 metres, as against the third-place norm of 58.13m. Apart from three fouls she also had throws of 58.08 and 57.20. Before going for the Commonwealth Games, Harwant said that she was 'confident of crossing the 60-metre mark in Melbourne and looked forward to have a podium finish at the games. She is coached under the guidence of Parveer Singh. 63.05 metres is her personal best throw which is achieved in August 2004 in Kiev.
Awards of Harwant Kaur
Harwant Kaur has achieved the silver medal at the 2002 Asian Championships. Moreover, she competed at the 2004 Olympic Games and was ranked 13th in the qualifying rounds. Harwant Kaur attained fourth rank at the 2003 Asian Championships and seventh at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. On 11 October 2010 she created a new record, when she got Silver Medal at Commonwealth Games 2010 in New Delhi.