Annu Rani finished seventh in the women’s javelin throw final in the World Athletics Championships in Oregon on Saturday.
World Athletics: Annu Rani finishes 7th in women’s javelin final (Reuters)
- Annu Rani finished seventh in the women’s javelin throw final
- With a day’s best of 61.12m, Rani finished in the top-8
- Annu Rani’s second throw remained the best of the day
Indian javelin star Annu Rani missed out on the medal after finishing seventh in the women’s javelin throw final with a best throw of 61.12m at Hayward Field on Day 8 of the World Athletics Championships at Eugene, Oregon on Saturday.
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Annu began her finals campaign with a throw of 56.18m and followed it up with a second throw of 61.12m. Her second throw remained the best of the evening as she got nowhere close to the mark in her next four attempts.
With a day’s best of 61.12m, Rani then finished in the top-8 and got three more attempts. However, she only managed 56.18, 61.12, 59.27, 58.14, 59.98, 58.70 to finish in the seventh position.
Australia’s Kelsey-Lee Barber claimed gold with a massive throw of 66.91m while Kara Winger won silver with a best throw of 64.05m in her final attempt, while Japan’s Haruka Kitagichi claimed Japan’s first medal at a javelin event at the Worlds with her final throw of 63.27m.
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