Indian discus throwers Seema Punia and Navjeet Kaur Dhillon had been upset as they completed fifth and eight respectively in the final with below-par performances on the Commonwealth Games.
In what could possibly be her final Commonwealth Games look, the 39-year-old Punia produced a finest throw of 55.92m which she got here up in her second try however that was not sufficient for a podium end on Tuesday.
This was the primary time Punia will return residence with none medal, having received silver in 2006, 2014 and 2018 editions together with a bronze on the Delhi Games in 2010.
Commonwealth Games 2022 | Indians in motion on August 3, 2022
She has a season’s better of 57.09m and private better of 64.84m which she had produced manner again in 2004.
Dhillon, who has a season’s better of 58.03m, may solely provide you with 53.51m in her sixth and final try to finish her marketing campaign on a disappointment. She had received a bronze in the final version in Gold Coast in 2018.
Nigeria’s Chioma Onyekwerw received the gold with a finest throw of 61.70m whereas England’s Jade Lally (58.42m) took the silver. Another Nigerian Obiageri Amaechi (56.99m) received the bronze in a mediocre discipline.