Wed, 08 Aug 2012 01:07:33 GMT | By India Syndicate

Vikas Gowda finishes 8th in Men's Discus throw

India's Vikas Gowda disappointed in the Men's Discus throw event.


Vikas Gowda finishes 8th in Men's Discus throw (© AFP)

Vikas finished eighth out of the eight competitors who qualified after the first three attempts. The Indian athlete could muster a maximum throw of 64.79m.

Vikas Gowda was ranked 7th out of the 12 competitors and qualified for the next three attempts. The top eight participants get three more throws, while the last four are shunted out.

  • First attempt: 64.79m
  • Second attempt: 60.95m
  • Third attempt: 63.03m
  • Fourth attempt: 64.15
  • Fifth attempt: 64.48
  • Sixth attempt: 63.89