Seema Punia

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Road to Rio: Seema Punia, India's only woman discus thrower at Olympics 2016
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Road to Rio: Seema Punia, India's only woman discus thrower at Olympics 2016

Seema Punia is India's only woman discus thrower at the 2016 Rio Olympics, after she threw her second best effort of 62.62 at Pat Young's Throwers Classic 2016 at Salinas

Olympics-bound Seema Punia slams sports ministry for delaying release of funds
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Olympics-bound Seema Punia slams sports ministry for delaying release of funds

Just hours after booking a berth at the Olympics, Seema Punia accused the sports ministry of delaying the release of her funds as she trained abroad for several major events during the course of her career.

Discus throw champ Seema Punia clinches Rio Olympics berth
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Discus throw champ Seema Punia clinches Rio Olympics berth

Asian Games discus throw gold medal winner Seema Punia has qualified for the Rio Olympics with a 62.62-metre effort at the Pat Young's Throwers Classic 2016 at Salinas (California) in the United States

Vikas Gowda, Seema Punia recommended for Khel Ratna by AFI
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Vikas Gowda, Seema Punia recommended for Khel Ratna by AFI

Commonwealth Games gold medallist discus thrower Vikas Gowda has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna for the second time along with his female counterpart and CWG silver winner Seema Punia for the coveted award this year.

Mary Kom named Most Valuable Player of India’s Asian Games campaign
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Mary Kom named Most Valuable Player of India’s Asian Games campaign

Olympic bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom was on Monday chosen as the Most Valuable Player of India’s Incheon Asian Games campaign at a felicitation of the medal winners by contingent sponsors Samsung India.

I have been looked upon with suspicion whenever I have achieved something: Seema Punia
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I have been looked upon with suspicion whenever I have achieved something: Seema Punia

Livid with detractors for casting aspersions on her achievements because of a dope-tainted past, Asian Games gold medallist discus thrower Seema Punia on Tuesday said she has been "ill-treated" by authorities, including the national federation, for many years now.

Emotional Seema Punia buries the demons of a drug-tainted past
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Emotional Seema Punia buries the demons of a drug-tainted past

Punia's throw of 61.03m not only won her gold, it also exorcised the demons of her past.

Asian Games: Sania-Saketh, Seema win golds; India stay in ninth place
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Asian Games: Sania-Saketh, Seema win golds; India stay in ninth place

Wrestler Bajrang and the men’s tennis combination of Sanam Singh and Myneni picked up silver medals on yet another productive day for the India contingent.

CWG 2014: Discus thrower Seema Punia wins silver, boxer Pinki bags bronze
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CWG 2014: Discus thrower Seema Punia wins silver, boxer Pinki bags bronze

Seema, who had had won the silver in the 2006 Melbourne Games, repeated the feat by hurling the disc to a distance of 61.61 metres.

CWG 2014: Slim chance for track and field stars to emulate 2010 success
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CWG 2014: Slim chance for track and field stars to emulate 2010 success

Lacking in preparation and with most of their top stars struggling, India may find it hard to match up their 2010 show when the track and field events of the 20th edition of Commonwealth Games kickstart on Sunday.