Commonwealth Games 2014: Vikas Gowda Qualifies for Men's Discus Throw Final

Updated: 30 July 2014 18:54 IST

Vikas Gowda threw 64.32 metres to finish top of the qualification in both rounds.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Vikas Gowda Qualifies for Men's Discus Throw Final
File photo of Vikas Gowda

Glasgow:
File photo of Vikas Gowda

Indian athlete Vikas Gowda advanced to the men's discus throw final, topping qualification round 1 at the Hampden Park Stadium here on Wednesday. (Day 7 Blog | Results)

The silver medallist from the Delhi Games, four years ago, threw 64.32 metres to finish top of the qualification in both rounds.

Gowda has a personal best throw of 66.28 metres and he is India's best bet to give the country its first medal from athletics in the Glasgow Games.

Topics : Commonwealth Games 2014 Athletics
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