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Bahadur Singh Chauhan
Singh at the 1974 Asian Games
Personal information
Born8 February 1946 (1946-02-08) (age 78)
Height179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight105 kg (231 lb)
EventShot put
Achievements and titles
Personal best18.66 (1976)[1][2]
Medal record
Representing  India
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 1974 Tehran Shot put
Gold medal – first place 1978 Bangkok Shot put
Gold medal – first place 1982 New Delhi Shot put
Asian Athletics Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Manila Shot put
Gold medal – first place 1975 Seoul Shot put
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Tokyo Shot put
Silver medal – second place 1981 Tokya Shot put
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Jakarta Shot put

Bahadur Singh Chauhan, born on 8 February 1946 in a Sikh Rajput family is a former Indian shot putter. Between 1973 and 1985 he won three gold, two silver and three bronze medals at the Asian Games and Championships. He placed 15th at the 1980 Summer Olympics,[1] and was honoured with Arjuna award and Padma Shri. He is a recipient of Dronacharya Award, by the government of India. Presently[when?] he is working as the head coach of the Indian athletics team.[3]


  1. ^ a b Bahadur Singh.
  2. ^ Bahadur SING.
  3. ^ "List of awardees of Dronacharya Award". Archived from the original on 20 November 2012. Retrieved 14 February 2010.
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