Krishna Poonia a Jat discus thrower from Rajasthan

Krishna Poonia is national woman discus throw champion of India. She won bronze medal in 2006 Doha Asian Games. She hails from Gagarwas village in Churu district in Rajasthan in India and represents Indian railways in national tournaments.
Krishna Poonia threw the discus to 61.53, her personal best, in the second try and finished behind Aimin Sing of China (63.52) and Ma Xuenjun, also of China (62.43). Krishna Poonia had won gold medal in the 46th Open National athletics championships to nose ahead of favourites Seema Antil and Harwant Kaur while registering a career-best 60.10 metres distance. She contested at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but failed to reach the finals, after finishing 10th in the qualifiers with a throw of 58.23 m.

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