SEEMA PUNIA

Gender: Female
Date of Birth: 27th July 1983
Place of Birth: Sonipat, Haryana, India
Discipline:: Discus Throw Personal Best: 64.84m 
Last Updated on: 11th June

Biography

“Millenium Child” of India

 

Hailing from the Khewda village in Haryana, Seema began training at the age of 11. She began as a hurldler and long-jumper, but chose to switch to discus throw. She won Gold at the 2000 World Junior Championships in Santiago, thus earning her the nickname of “Millenium Child”.
She won Silver at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, and was felicitated with the Bhim award by the Govt. of Haryana. She went on to win Bronze at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, and Silver at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. She also won Gold at the Asian Games in 2014.
Doping scandals aside, Seema has represented her country very well in world events. At the age of 32, she is still competing in world events.

 

Career Highlights

Gold MedalSilver MedalBronze Medal
GoldSilverBronze
Asian GamesCommonwealth GamesCommonwealth Games
Incheon 2014_Discus ThrowGold Coast 2018_Discus ThrowNew Delhi 2010_Discus Throw
Glasgow 2014_Discus ThrowAsian Games
Melbourne 2006_Discus ThrowJakarta 2018_Discus Throw
World U20 Championships
Kingston 2002_Discus Throw

Statistics

Progression (meters)

 Discus ThrowPerformanceVenue
201754.11Bhubaneswar
201662.62Salinas (Hartnell), CA
201461.61Glasgow (Hampden Park)
201356.37Lucknow
201262.6Irvine, CA
201059.51Pune
200959.85Berlin (Olympiastadion)
200858.22Madurai
200758.09Kolkata
200660.56Melbourne
200556.96Singapore
200464.84Kyiv
200354.59Hyderabad
200259.26Mumbai
200158.12Bangalore
200057.2Calcutta
 Discus ThrowPerformanceVenue
201359.43Chonburi
201264.76Wailuku, HI
201162.25Portland, OR
201063.69Chula Vista, CA
200960.78London (Hendon)
200863.41Salinas, CA
200758.8Patiala
200661.53Doha
200558.33Patiala
200457.19Chennai

 

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