Paramjeet Kaur

Paramjeet Kaur (born 2 April 1976, in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh) is an Indian former athlete. She won a gold medal in the women's 4X400m relay in the 2000 Asian Athletics Championships held in Jakarta, Indonesia. She represented India in the Sydney Olympics 2000 in the women's 4X400 relay event. She is the first woman athlete from Rajasthan to represent India in Olympics until 2000. She is also the first woman Olympian from the Indian Revenue Service.

Her moment of glory and pride came when she along with K. M. Beenamol, Jincy Philips, and Manjula Kuriakose broke a 13-year-old national record in the women's 4x400 relay event in the Inter State Senior Athletics Championships held in Chennai. They also clocked the world's sixth fastest time in the long relay in 2000. These quarter milers recorded a time of 3:28.11 sec, smashing the previous national record of 3:31.55 sec set in Rome in 1987 by one of Indian athletics' best relay squads, P.T. Usha, Shiny Abraham, Vandana Shanbagh, and Vandana Rao. Their time was better than the Asian Games record of 3:29.11 sec created by China in Hiroshima.

She was awarded "Best Athlete of the Meet" for various championships during her career including three consecutive years in Inter-University meet. Provided by Wikipedia
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