Tokyo: Indian discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur finished in the 6th position with a best of 63.70 in the Women’s Discus Throw finals at Tokyo Olympics on Monday.
Kamalpreet Kaur, who failed to better her score, started the finals with her first throw reaching 61.62 and she was placed in the 6th position. Her second throw was given a foul placing her in the 7th position.
After a brief interruption due to rain, the first Indian finalist in the event, threw the discus to reach 63.70 in her third attempt and climbed to the 6th position. As a result, earned three more attempts to compete for the medals.
The Indian thrower lost balance and was given a foul yet again in her fourth attempt. Kaur fell short in her fifth throw as well with no improvement in rank and the throw reaching only 61.37. Her last throw was an utter disappointment as the discus fell outside the zone ending her campaign medal-less.