Om Prakash Singh Karhana: Profile 2012 London Olympics
Zeenews logo
        English        
Follwo us on: Facebook Follwo us on: Twiter RSS Mail to us
Thursday, July 31, 2014 
Search
Follwo us on: Facebook Follwo us on: Twiter RSS Mail to us Mail to us Mail to us
  • Gymnastics Artistic
  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Shooting
  • Boxing
  • Baseball
  • Fencing
  • Hockey
  • Football
  • Table Tennis
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Judo
  • Wrestling
  • Weightlifting
  • Volleyball
  • Rowing

Om Prakash Singh Karhana: Profile 2012 London Olympics

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 17:19
   Comments 2  




Om Prakash Singh Karhana: Profile 2012 London OlympicsZeenews Sports Bureau

Full Name: Om Prakash Karhana

Born: 11 January 1987

Height: 6`7"

Sports: Shot put

Om Prakash Singh Karhana (men’s shot put) announced his arrival at the international stage at the Asian Championships in 2009, when he won a gold medal and defeated top Asian shot putters in the process.

He also won the Gold Medal at the Asian Grand Prix 2009 (China) and he is the youngest Indian ever to win a medal in this Championship.

He became the first Indian to win a bronze medal at the European Grand Prix in 2009.

His personal best is 20.02 meters and he is only the third Indian and youngest so far to breach the 20 meter mark. Karhana qualified for the World championships and the London Olympic Games with a personal best performance of 20.04 metres at an international meeting at Szombathely, Hungary in July 2011.

First Published: Monday, July 16, 2012, 21:30

Comments

gopaljiupadhyay - siddharthnagar up india
Well done om prakash
Reply



Post your Comments

X
Name
Place :
Email :
Comments :
 
gopaljiupadhyay - siddharthnagar up india
Well done om prakash
Reply



Post your Comments

X
Name
Place :
Email :
Comments :
 

Pages: 1     

Post your Comments

Name
Place :
Email :
Comments :
 

Most liked Comments



Other News
 
India at Olympics
London Olympics 2012 Hockey: Past players dismayed at India’s Olympic debacle
London Olympics 2012 Hockey: Past players dismayed at India’s Olympic debacle
India's medal hopefuls
Usain Bolt »
Bolt’s rise to fame was as quick as his 100m race
View Slideshow »
Great Olympians
  VIDEOS
FIFA World Cup 2014: Baichung Bhutia discusses changing world of football -Part 2

FIFA World Cup 2014: Baichung Bhutia discusses changing world of football -Part 2

FIFA World Cup 2014: Baichung Bhutia discusses changing world of football
 
India tea strikes `gold` at London Olympics Village
India tea strikes `gold` at London Olympics Village
More Soft News »
Olympics Controversies
Outrage over sexualized footage of female athletes
Outrage over sexualized footage of female athletes
US TV network NBC has released a controversial video called Bodi ...
 
Olympics records
List of Olympic Records
 
 
 
 
Copyright © Zee Media Corporation Ltd . All rights reserved