Pramila finishes 28th in heptathlon

Updated: 22 August 2008 09:15 IST

GG Pramila on Saturday came up with the best show among the three Indians to finish 28th in women's heptathlon event of Beijing Olympic Games.

Beijing:

GG Pramila on Saturday came up with the best show among the three Indians to finish 28th in women's heptathlon event of Beijing Olympic Games, while compatriots JJ Shobha and Susmita Singha Roy came 30th and 33rd respectively.

Pramila secured 983 points in 100m hurdles, 903 in high jump, 639 in shot put, 894 each in 200m and long jump, 692 in javelin and 777 in 800m to finish with a total of 5771.

Shobha totalled 5749 (1033+795+732+922+922+735+725), while Susmita aggregated 5705 (963+867+613+948+948+663+808).

Ukrainian Nataliia Dobrynska won the gold with an aggregate of 6733, while compatriot Lyudmila Blonska (6700) grabbed silver and American Hyleas Fontain (6619) bagged the bronze in the event.

Topics : Athletics
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