Sandra Perkovic wins women's discus at athletics worlds

Updated: 12 August 2013 00:30 IST

Perkovic threw 67.99 meters to keep her one-year unbeaten streak going. Robert-Michon finished with a French record of 66.28 on her last attempt.

Moscow:

Olympic champion Sandra Perkovic of Croatia won the women's discus gold medal Sunday at the world championships, beating Melina Robert-Michon of France.

Yarelys Barrios of Cuba took bronze.

Perkovic threw 67.99 meters to keep her one-year unbeaten streak going. Robert-Michon finished with a French record of 66.28 on her last attempt.

Barrios won a fourth medal in as many world championships with a throw of 64.96.

Topics : Athletics
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