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Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia wins Gold for India at Commonwealth Games

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Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia wins Gold for India at Commonwealth Games

Indias hopes to maintain its second position in the medal tally of Commonwealth Games were boosted when Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia won a historic Gold Medal on Monday evening.


New Delhi, Oct.11 : India's hopes to maintain its second position in the medal tally of Commonwealth Games were boosted when Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia won a historic Gold Medal on Monday evening.

Poonia became the first Indian woman to win an athletics Gold medal at the Commonwealth Games by winning women's discus throw event of athletics.

India's other two Discus Throwers went on to make a clean sweep, bagging Silver and Bronze medals.

Poonia's throw was 61.51metres, Harwant Kaur claimed Siliver with a throw of 60.16m, while Seema Antil took Bronze with a best of 58.46.

Philippa Rose of Wales was fourth with 57.99 and England's Jade Nicholls was sixth with 57.62.

The closing stages of the discus coincided with India winning the opening heat of the women's 4x400m to advance to the final.

ANI

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