Seema Punia

Impressive Kamalpreet finishes second in discus qualification to make finals, veteran Seema Punia out

The 25-year-old Kaur, competing in qualification B, sent the discus to a distance of 64m in her third and final attempt to be one of the only two automatic qualifiers for the final round.

published on : 31st July 2021

1400 km by road, Covid test after test, qualifying on last day: Seema Punia's Olympics journey

Though Seema, who doesn't have a permanent training base in Russia, knew qualification was just a throw away, yet that mark was eluding her in the competitions she participated in.

published on : 2nd July 2021

AFI says its Grievance Committee will look into Seema Punia's demand

Despite Punia's demand, the current World Athletics rules on female eligibility regulations are very clear that they do not apply to field events.

published on : 30th June 2021

India's 37-year-old discus thrower Seema Punia qualifies for Tokyo Olympics 

The 37-year-old Punia, who had won a silver in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and a bronze in the 2018 Asian Games, breached the Olympic qualifying mark of 63.50m.

published on : 29th June 2021