Who was first Indian​ woman to win a gold-medal in Asian Games?

asked Jun 23, 2017 in Education by sunnyfarah (1,168 points)

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answered Jul 5, 2017 by Tabassum (65 points)

Kamaljeet Sandhu was the first Indian woman won gold medal in Asian games. She won the gold medal in 400 m running race. She ran the distance of 400 m in 57.3 seconds. She won gold medal in the year 1970 Asian games, ans is conducted at Bangkok. She received Padma Shri award in the year 1971. She is not only running champion but also a national level basket-ball and inter-varsity hockey player.    

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