Vikas Gowda qualifies for discus throw finals

India's Vikas Gowda has qualified for the men's discus throw final at the London Olympics here Monday.

The US based Indian threw 65.20 metres in his second attempt to make the cut. Getty Images

The US based Indian threw 65.20 metres in his second attempt to make the cut. Iran's Ehsan Hedai was the other athlete to qualify for the medal round, with a throw of 65.19m.

The qualification round is under way and top 12 athletes advance to the next round.

The final will be played Tuesday.

IANS

 

 

 


Updated Date: Aug 06, 2012 22:10 PM

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