Bhardwaj was the team captain of the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team that won the silver medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. At the Olympic Games, she advanced to the floor exercise final, where she finished seventh. In 2004, Bhardwaj was coached by Chris Waller and trained at All-Olympia Gymnastic Center.
She was a member of the U.S. Teams for the World Championships in 2001, where the USA won the bronze medal, and 1997. In 2001, she won the U.S. national title on vault. At the NCAA level, Bhardwaj competed for the University of California-Los Angeles from 1998-2001. During her time as a Bruin, the school won back-to-back team titles (2000-01), and she received both the AAI Award and Honda Award in her senior year. She also earned 11 All-American citations during her collegiate career and was recently inducted into the UCLA Hall of Fame.
Currently, Bhardwaj-Barry owns, operates, and serves as club director for Oregon Olympic Athletics. A coach for more than 15 years, she holds the U.S. Brevet judges rating.