Kamalpreet Kaur, who competed in the Athletics Federation Cup Series, qualified for the Olympics with a national record. To qualify for the Olympics in Tokyo, you must have a minimum distance of 63.50 meters. In this situation, Kamalpreet set a national record by throwing a distance of about 65.03 meters. Earlier in 2012, Krishna Poonia had thrown a distance of 64.76 meters. This is the national record so far.
Kamalpreet Kaur hurls her way to Tokyo Olympics
Kamalpreet Kaur is currently the first Indian to throw 65 meters. The Indian Sports Association tweeted, “Congratulations to Kamalpreet, who set a national record in the women’s discus throw at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He threw more than the 63.5 required for Olympic qualification. ”
Similarly, in another Twitter post released by the Federation of Indian Athletes, he said, “Kamalpreet has got his way to the Olympics. In the women’s discus throw, Kamalpreet broke the national record of 65.06 meters. This is the previous record of 64.76 meters (2012) set by Krishna Poonia. ” The Olympics were to take place last year. But it was postponed to this year due to the spread of the corona virus. The Olympic Games will be held in Tokyo, Japan from July 23 to August 8.