The 28-year-old wrestler from Punjab scripted history when she beat Miya Imai of Japan 9-1 in the women's 65 kg freestyle category finals of the event at Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan.
"It was a great moment for me. The people of the country and coaches had been waiting for long to see someone winning gold in the Asian Wrestling Championships. The team is very happy and so am I," Kaur told ANI.
As Kaur brought pride to the country, her parents said that their dream has come true. They credited the win to Kaur's hard work.
Navjeet, Kaur's sister, said, "This victory is a message for all the girls that they should come forward to participate and excel more in sports."
India finished with one gold, two silver and one bronze medals in the Senior Asian Wrestling Championships.
Vinesh Phogat and Pinki of the Indian Railways claimed silver medals, while Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik won a bronze in the 62-kg category.(ANI)