Mandeep Kaur Biography: Age, Height, Facts, Achievements, Controversy & Net Worth

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Mandeep Kaur Biography: An excellent athlete from India, Mandeep Kaur specializes in the 400 m event and 4*400 m relay.

In 2008, Mandeep was a part of the Women’s Indian Team at the Olympics.

Mandeep Kaur has also participated in several other international tournaments.

EARLY LIFE

Haryana based athlete began participating in athletics when she was in the 8th standard.

At an early age, she decided to pursue her career in sports.

With a lot of hard work and determination, she was able to establish herself as an excellent athlete and represent her homeland.

PERSONAL LIFE

Mandeep Kaur was born on 19th April 1988 in Jagadhri, Haryana, India. She was born to Jasbir Singh and Sarabjit Kaur.

Kaur has been very fortunate as not only her parents but also her in-laws were very supportive of the sports.

Her father & brother always motivated Mandeep throughout her athletic journey.

PROFESSIONAL LIFE      

In 2007, Kaur earned a gold medal in the 4*400 m relay at the Asian Championships held in Amman. Apart from this, she further achieved another Asian Championship (2009) gold medal in Guangzhou.  

In 2008, she participated at the Olympic Games. Unfortunately, Kaur failed to qualify the 1st round.

Mandeep Kaur earned golds in the 4*400 m relay (women) at the Commonwealth Games (2010) & the Asian Games (2010 and 2014).

In 2011, Mandeep Kaur was tested positive for the anabolic steroids (methandienone & stanozolol) by Reuters during off-season tests after the announcement of the AFI (Athletics Federation of India.

Kaur blamed her testing results on tainted food supplements. She denied consuming any banned substance knowingly.

She along with Sini Jose & Ashwini Akkunji was fired by India’s Sport’s Minister.

Although Kaur came forward with many justifications to clear her side but the doping scandal did affect Kaur’s fame and her sporting journey as well.

ACHIEVEMENTS

COMMONWEALTH GAMES

  • Gold: 2010, New Delhi: 4*400 m relay

ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • Gold: 2007, Amman: 4*400 m relay
  • Silver: 2009, Guangzhou: 4*400 m relay

ASIAN GAMES

  • Gold: 2010, Guangzhou: 4*400 m relay
  • Gold: 2014, Incheon: 4*400 m relay

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: Mandeep Kaur    

Nickname: Mandeep Kaur    

Sport: Athletics    

Events: 4*400 m relay

Country: India

Father’s name: Jasbir Singh

Mother’s name: Sarabjit Kaur

Sister’s name: Manjit Kaur

Coach name: Yuri Ogorodnik

Height: 156 cm (5 ft 1 in)

Weight: 54 kg (119 lbs)

Eye colour: Black

Hair colour: Black

Date of birth: 19th April 1988 

Age: 31 years

Birth place: Jagadhri, Haryana, India

Zodiac sign: Aries

Nationality: India

Hometown: Haryana

Religion: Sikh   

CONTROVERSY

Apart from her awards, achievements, and performances, the Indian athlete made headlines when the results of her dope test turned out positive that was conducted by the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations).

Kaur denied taking any type of steroids intentionally and strongly responded against the allegations.

NET WORTH OF MANDEEP KAUR     

The primary income & net worth of Mandeep Kaur come from her job in the Railway Department and also the sporting career.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES OF MANDEEP KAUR     

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