NAVJEET KAUR DHILLON

Gender: Female
Date of Birth: 6th March 1995
Place of Birth: Amritsar, India
Discipline:: Discus Throw, Shot Put Personal Best: Discus Throw - 59.18m Shot Put - 16.45m
Last Updated on: 2nd November

Biography

2nd Indian to win a medal at Junior Athletics World Championships

 

Navjeet Kaur Dhillon hails from Amritsar, Panjab, is India’s track and field athlete. She came into the picture in 2014 when she won a bronze in the World Junior Championship 2014 and became second Indian to do so.

 

Navjeet comes from a sports family of Amritsar. Her elder brother Jasdeep (Jesse) Dhillon is an Indian International Shot Put athlete. He has won silver for India in South Asian Games.

 

Navjeet has won several medals while representing India. She won a bronze medal with the throw of 57.43m, in the commonwealth games 2018. Navjeet has a personal best of 59.18m which was recorded during the Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Tournaments, Patiala 2018. She is consistently doing well for last few years.

Other than her medal at the CWG2018, she has also won a couple of silver medals at the Asian U20 Championship in 2012 & 2014. She also bagged a gold medal three years ago at the National Championships 2015, by throwing a disc at the distance of 51.17m which is more than 6 meters shy of her throw at the CWG 2018.

Career Highlights

Silver MedalBronze Medal
SilverBronze
Asian U20 ChampionshipWorld U20 Championship
Colombo 2012Eugene 2014
Taipei 2014Commonwealth Games
Gold Coast 2018
Asian U20 Championship (Shot Put)
Taipei 2014

Statistics

Progression (meters)

Discus Throw
YearPerformanceVenue
201859.18Patiala
201753.20Chennai
201655.73New Delhi
201553.53Chantabury
201456.36Eugene
201351.23Patiala
201249.54Lucknow
201145.27Douglas
201041.74Bangalore
Shot Put
201816.45Patiala
201715.23Chennai
201615.36Hyderabad
201515.67Thiruvanthapuram
201415.89Chennai
201313.69Patiala
201212.75Chennai
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