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  1. Krishna Poonia: Star of India, champion of new societyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | CNN

    It's a story that could have borrowed some of its plot from a Bollywood movie, but audiences might have scoffed at the improbable ending Krishna Poonia achieved in real life. A script containing some classic storytelling themes -- poor rural upbringing, family tragedy, arranged marriages and political ambitions -- was afforded its defining element when Poonia put in an historic performance at the Commonwealth Games held in 2010.

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  2. Seema seeks support to train abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Telegraph

    ... is to bag a medal in 2016 Rio Olympics," said Seema, who held the national record from 2004 to 2012, before Krishna Poonia broke it. The 31-year-old Seema, who hurled the disc to 61.03m in Incheon to bag the gold, said her training in the US, under ...

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  3. Discus thrower Seema Punia says relieved to win gold in Asiad, aims Olympics medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | DNA India

    ... aim is to bag a medal in 2016 Rio Olympics," said Punia, who held the national record from 2004 to 2012 when Krishna Poonia broke it. The 31-year-old Punia, who hurled the disc to 61.03m in Incheon to bag the gold, said her training at the United ...

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  4. Sania, Saketh serve an aceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | The Telegraph

    ... two Chinese rivals. Seema ran away with the gold with a best throw of 61.03m in the final, while teammate Krishna Poonia finished fourth with a below par 55.57m. The 31-year-old Seema took the lead with her very first throw of 55.76 before coming up ...

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  5. One throw of 61.03m went a long way to add a golden hue, and India won its first athletics gold.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | The Indian Express

    ... Jai Singh a run for money. But those days were rare. The emergence of Delhi Commonwealth Games gold medallist Krishna Poonia, who finished fourth on Monday, further complicated things for her. Moreover, her back started giving her trouble and ...

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  6. Asian Games: Seema, Sania-Saketh win gold medals for IndiaRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    ... Games, hurled the metal disc to 61.03 metres in her fourth attempt to win the gold medal while her team mate Krishna Poonia, bronze medallist in 2006 and 2010 Asian Games, finished fourth with a below par 55.57m. Chinese Xiaoxin Lu (59.35m) and Jian ...

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  7. Sania Mirza, Seema Punia clinch gold; India maintain 9th placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | DNA India

    ... Seema ran away with the gold with a best throw of 61.03m in the women's discus throw final while team-mate Krishna Poonia finished fourth with a below par 55.57m. Prior to Seema's golden throw, women's metric miler O P Jaisha and men's 3000m ...

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  8. Seema Punia bags discus throw gold; steeplechase bronze for Naveen KumarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | The Indian Express

    Discus thrower Seema Punia Antil ended India's gold-less streak in track and field events on the third day of athletics competitions as she beat back a strong challenge from two Chinese rivals to bag the coveted yellow metal at the Asian Games on Monday. Seema ran away with the gold with a best throw of 61.03m in the women's discus throw final while team-mate Krishna Poonia finished fourth with a below par 55.57m at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium.

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  9. Seema Punia wins Asian Games discus goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Rediff.com

    The Indian strongwoman clinched victory with a best throw of 61.03 metres in the final while team-mate Krishna Poonia placed fourth with a below par 55.57m at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium. O P Jaisha of India celebrates after winning the bronze medal in the women's 3000m steeplechase.

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  10. Asian Games: Seema Punia Clinches First Athletics GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Outlook

    Discus thrower Seema Punia Antil ended India's gold-less streak in track and field events on the third day of athletics competitions as she beat back a strong challenge from two Chinese rivals to bag the coveted yellow metal at the Asian Games here today. Seema ran away with the gold with a best throw of 61.03m in the women's discus throw final while team-mate Krishna Poonia finished fourth with a below par 55.57m at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium here.

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  11. Asian Games: Seems strikes gold, bronze for Jaisha, NaveenRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Nerve News

    ... Games, hurled the metal disc to 61.03 metres in her fourth attempt to win the gold medal while her team mate Krishna Poonia, bronze medallist in 2006 and 2010 Asian Games, finished fourth with a below par 55.57m. Chinese Xiaoxin Lu (59.35m) and Jian ...

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  12. Asian Games 2014 Athletics: Vikas Gowda and Arpinder Singh among medal hopefuls for India at IncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | India.com

    ... seasoned discus throwers Seema Punia Antil, who won the CWG silver medal with a season's best of 61.61m, and Krishna Poonia who won the CWG gold in 2010 at Delhi and has a season's best throw of 57.84m. Sumariwalla, who hinted that athletics has got ...

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  13. Politics has distracted Krishna Poonia: CoachRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    National athletics coach Bahadur Singh feels that political ambitions have distracted discus thrower Krishna Poonia and have taken a toll on her performance. Krishna, who won gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games here and bronze in the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games, finished a disappointing fifth in the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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  14. India's C'wealth Games showing raises hope for big medal haul at AsiadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Rediff.com

    ... discus throw champion but without an Asian Games gold in his kitty, and seasoned women's discus specialists Krishna Poonia and Glasgow CWG silver-medallist Seema Punia. There are also talented track athletes, like Tintu Luka, a protege of former ...

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