Indian Discus Thrower, Kamalpreet Kaur, came to the set of experiences books on Sunday by turning out to be just the second Indian lady to enter the Olympic Finals. Already, Krishna Poonia, who completed 6th in the discus throw at the 2012 London Olympics, was the lone Indian lady to do as such.
Just 3 Indian players have had the option to arrive at the Discus Throw finals in the Olympic to date, Kamalpreet Kaur being the third at this point. From the Men’s side, Vikas Gowda arrived at the Discus Throw finals in the 2012 London Olympics. He completed eighth.
Kamalpreet Kaur tossed the Discus 64m far in her third and last endeavour to fit the bill for the Olympic Finals. Coming into the finals, Kaur began with a toss of 61.62 and fouled the following toss, shockingly. Kamalpreet tossed the farthest in her third endeavour, which was 63.70m. She was among the main 8 finalists out of the all out of 12 yet she was unable to work on her tosses in the last 3 endeavours, subsequently completed sixth.
Kaur may have not had the option to sack a decoration for India yet her 63.70m toss was the best ever by any Indian Woman in the Olympics. She outperformed Krishna Poonia’s 63.62m toss in the 2012 London Olympics.
Prior in June this year, Kamalpreet Kaur, in an elite meeting with The Bridge, uncovered that she was in Depression last year. She said that she was considering leaving Discus Throw and centring every one of her energies in Cricket. She told ‘The Bridge’ that she indeed had begun rehearsing Cricket last year.
“I had reached a point wherein I felt like leaving discus throw altogether and focus all my energies on cricket. In fact, I had even started practicing cricket and left training discus” quoted by Kamalpreet Kaur.
She likewise conceded that she loves Cricket and is partial to Batting in Cricket. She said that she might want to bowl too yet because of an alternate activity when contrasted with Discus toss, there are shots at getting harmed, subsequently, she’d bat all things considered. Kaur obviously said that she would play Cricket later on.
Cricket was a game, Kamalpreet Kaur, knew about since youth, as she came from Punjab, where the game is very well known. She discussed the occasions when she used to play Cricket with her cherished companions.
“I played Cricket with my cousins and children nearby in my village. Enjoyed playing cricket since childhood.” Further added by him.
Kamalpreet Kaur said that assuming she realised that cricket competitions occur for young ladies too, she would’ve been a cricketer without a doubt. She came to think about the Athletic competitions through her Physical Education educator yet not about Cricket Tournaments, she said.