Kamalpreet Kaur, India’s star discus thrower has put up a stellar performance to enter the finals of the women’s discus event. Her best throw of 64m in group B qualifying put her through to the finals which will be held on 2nd august at 4:30 PM (IST).
Her best throw of 64m put her through to the finals which will be held on 2nd august at 4:30 PM (IST). Kaur started with 60.97 before coming up with 63.97 and bettered with a huge final throw of 64 to seal her place in the final. She along with American Valarie Allman who registered a best throw of 66.42 were the only two women to achieve the direct qualification of 64m.
India’s other star Seema Punia in group A qualifying bowed out of the event as she could not put up her best performance. She threw a distance of 60.57m.