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Manpreet Kaur Manpreet Kaur

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Gandhinagar, IND
Languages
English, Hindi, Punjabi

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2012.
Why this sport?
After completing her university degrees she tried to get a professional job but was unsuccessful. One of her university teachers introduced her to Para sport, and she began considering it as a career option.
Club / Team
Para Sports Association of Punjab: India
Name of coach
Vijay Munishwar, IND; Rajinder Singh Rahelu, IND

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
India
Tournament
Asian Championships
Location
Almaty, KAZ

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 41kg category at the 2018 Asia-Oceania Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Indian Para powerlifter and coach Rajinder Singh Rahelu. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)
Other sports
She competed in Para athletics [shot put] at the 2017 National Championships in Jaipur, India. (Facebook profile, 02 Apr 2017)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. She contracted the illness as a baby. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 50.00kg Final 2017-12-05 13