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Tokyo Olympics: Annu Rani misses closing of girls’s javelin throw occasion, finishes 14th

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India’s Annu Rani couldn’t qualify for the ladies’s javelin throw closing on the Olympic Video games, ending 14th with a below-par throw of 54.04m right here on Tuesday. Annu started with a 50.35m throw and improved it to 53.19m in her second try in Group A, which had 14 contenders.

The 29-year-old wanted an enormous effort to make it to the 12-woman closing and although she improved marginally, it was nowhere near the automated qualification mark of 63m. The trouble was additionally nicely under her private better of 63.24m, which she achieved within the Federation Cup earlier this 12 months.

Maria Andrejczyk from Poland was the one thrower who may earn the automated qualification by sending the spear to 65.25m in her first try.

As per guidelines, thrower, who manages 63m, or not less than 12 greatest performers qualify for the ultimate.

All eyes will now be on contender Neeraj Chopra within the males’s occasion, which can start on Wednesday.