Kamalpreet Kaur (Discus Throw) Biography, Height, Lifestory, Age & More

Kamalpreet Kaur is an Indian women Discus Thrower. Her Biography, Age, Height, Family, Husband Name and Lifestory is shared in this post. Since her childhood she wasn’t interested in studies and academics at all. However she was a bit interested in sports because of good physique. She started her training in 2014 and her initial training began at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) center in her village. Her rigorous practice and natural ability soon started paying off as she became the under-18 and under-20 national champion in 2016. Later in 2017, she finished sixth in the 29th World University Games. She has set a national record in discus throw with an attempt of 65.06m and just after that, she broke her own record to 66.59m.

Kamalpreet Kaur
Kamalpreet Kaur

Kamalpreet Kaur Biography/Wiki

Full NameKamalpreet Kaur
Nick NameKamalpreet
Date of Birth4 March 1996 (Monday)
Zodiac SignPisces
Age25 (As of 2021)
Weight (approx.)106 Kg
CoachRakhi Tyagi, Baljeet Singh & Preethpal Maru
Eye ColorBlack
Birth PlaceKabarwala Village
(Sri Muktsar Sahib District, Punjab, India)
Home TownKabarwala Village
(Sri Muktsar Sahib District, Punjab, India)
ProfessionDiscus Thrower

Kamalpreet Kaur Height

Height6 Feet 1 inches
1.85 m
185.42 cm
Kamalpreet Kaur Height

Kamalpreet Kaur Achievements

Olympics6th-Tokyo Olympics (2020)
Asian Athletics Championship5th-Doha, Qatar (2019)
Indian Grand Prix 4Made National Record
with a Discus Throw of
66.59 m (NIS, Patiala, 2021)
National Senior Championships Made National Record
with a Discus Throw of
65.06 m (NIS, Patiala, 2019)
Junior NationalsBronze – Bangalore (2013)

Personal Life

NationalityIndian
ReligionSikhism
Educational QualificationNot Known
College/UniversityPatiala, Punjab University
SchoolDasmesh Girls Senior Secondary School (Badal, Punjab)
Food HabitNon Vegetarian
Martial StatusUnmarried
Favorite FoodIndian Cuisine
HobbiesTravelling & Listening Peaceful Music

Kamalpreet Kaur Husband Name

At present Kamalpreet Kaur is unmarried.

Kamalpreet Kaur Record

Family

FatherKuldeep Singh (Farmer)
MotherNot Known
SisterNot Known
BrotherNot Known

Kamalpreet Kaur Lifestory & Career

  • Kamalpreet Kaur is an Indian Athlete (Discus Thrower). She is the first Indian woman to cross the 65m barrier mark in discus throw.
  • Kamalpreet is supported by GoSports Foundation.
  • Since her childhood she wasn’t interested in studies and academics at all. However she was a bit interested in sports because of good physique. During an interview she told,

During the class VIII exams I just managed 33 marks each in Math and English. There was a slight improvement in the class X boards, but I realized that I was not going anywhere with my studies. I knew that if things continued like this I would not get a job. This was also the time when I had taken part in a sports event and did well. People liked my height and built and suggested that I give sports a try.

  • Initially Kamalpreet took up athletics in 2012, but in 2014 she  started taking the sport seriously and after that she participated in many tournaments and slowly she started winning them.
  • Initially she wished to become a cricketer, but her PT teacher told her to become a shot putter and when the coach at the center asked her to pick-up discus, She just followed him.
  • In 2014 Kamalpreet joined a center of Sports Authority of India (SAI) in her village and began her initial training. Her rigorous practice and natural ability soon began to yield results as she became the U-18 and U-20 national champion in 2016.
  • In many of her interviews Kamalpreet Kaur has said that, discus thrower Seema Punia is her role-model.
  • In an interview to Scroll.in, Amarpreet said that her coach Rekha Tyagi shaped her career to a large extend.

Since coach Rekha Tyagi joined Sports Authority India’s Badal center, She was modern in her approach and made me go through a lot of videos of the best throwers to see and learn new methods. Another change came when I got access to protein supplements to enhance performance.

Kamalpreet Kaur Coach
Kamalpreet Kaur’s Coach
  • Since her childhood Kamalpreet’s days have passed in struggle, while winning medals at nation level, She didn’t got a nice financial support. It was even hard for her to purchase shoes for herself as they nearly costed Rs 10,000, but in 2017 she got a job in Railways as a clerk. The salary was just Rs 21,000, but it came every month, which was a huge support for her.
  • In qualifying round of Summer Olympics 2020 (Tokyo), She has set a national record in discus throw with an attempt of 65.06m and just after that, she broke her own record to 66.59m at the Federation Cup Senior Athletics Championships held in Patiala in Punjab on 21 June 2021.

FAQ about Kamalpreet Kaur

Q. What is Kamalpreet Kaur's height in feet ?
A. 6.08 Foot
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A. kamalpreet70
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