Participants

Seema PUNIA

Seema PUNIA
    Athletics
Birth Date:  27 Jul 1983
Place of Birth:  Sonepat, Haryana
Country of birth:  IND
Age:  34
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  180
Weight (Kg):  96

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's Discus Throw 2 Silver

Seema PUNIA - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 12 Apr 20:40
Gold Medal Event Women's Discus Throw Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's Discus Throw 2 61.61
2010 Delhi, IND Women's Discus Throw 3 58.46
2006 Melbourne, AUS Women's Discus Throw 2 60.56

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Discus Throw 20 57.58
2012 London, GBR Women's Discus Throw 12 61.91
2004 Athens, GRE Women's Discus Throw 14 60.64

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2009 Berlin, GER Women's Discus Throw 15 59.85

Nickname: Millennium Child (bestinbombay.in, 30 May 2016)
Previous names: Seema Antil
Education: Government College, Sonipat, India
Languages spoken: English, Hindi
Coach

PERSONAL: Ankush PUNIA (Husband) (IND) (economictimes.indiatimes.com, 05 Jan 2016)


Sporting relatives

Husband Ankush contested discus at international level. (economictimes.indiatimes.com, 05 Jan 2016; tribuneindia.com, 07 Feb 2011)


Reason: Initially tried hurdles but brother encouraged her to take up discus. (Commonwealth Games, 2006)
Memorable: Winning gold at 2014 Asian Winter Olympic Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (firstpost.com, 30 Sep 2014)
Additional information

COMMONWEALTH VETERAN
Enjoyed significant success at Commonwealth Games, claiming silver at Melbourne 2006, bronze at Delhi 2010 and silver at Glasgow 2014. (thecgf.com, 23 Oct 2017)


SANCTION
Tested positive for prohibited substance pseudoephedrine at 2000 World Junior Championships in Santiago, Chile, where she has won discus gold. Stripped of medal and received warning from Amateur Athletic Federation of India (AAFI). (newindianexpress.com, 30 Sep 2014; thehindu.com, 2 Oct 2001)



Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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