Sun, 26 Feb 2012 19:46:00 GMT | By IANS

Olympic athletics: Sahana fails to qualify for finals

London: Indian high jumper Sahana Kumari failed to make it past the qualification round at the London Olympics here Thursday.


Olympic athletics: Sahana fails to qualify for finals (© AFP)

Sahana quite easily cleared her first jump of 1.80 metres but had three failed attempts at 1.85m that put an end to her campaign.

The 30-year-old Indian, who holds the national record with a jump of 1.92m, could only manage 15th place in group B.

Svetlana Radzivil of Uzbekistan was the lone jumper to get automatic qualification by clearing the 1.96m mark.

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