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Kamalpreet Kaur qualifies for Tokyo Olympics in discus throw


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Published: 2021-03-19 15:41:34.0

Discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur booked her Tokyo Olympics berth as she improved upon her earlier personal best by four metres on the final day of the Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships, here on Friday.

The 25-year-old Kaur, who had also won gold in the 2019 edition of the championships, dramatically heaved the discus to 65.06m in her first throw to the surprise of the sizeable crowd at the NIS here. The Punjab athlete then fouled all her remaining five attempts. The Tokyo Olympics qualifying mark in women's discus throw is 63.50m

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