London 2012 Athletics: Triple jumper Mayookha Johny out of Olympics

Updated: 03 August 2012 19:28 IST

India's sole woman triple jumper in London Olympics Mayookha Johny crashed out of the Games, failing to qualify for the finals with a disappointing 13th place finish in Group B here on Friday.

London 2012 Athletics: Triple jumper Mayookha Johny out of Olympics
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India's sole woman triple jumper in London Olympics Mayookha Johny crashed out of the Games, failing to qualify for the finals with a disappointing 13th place finish in Group B here on Friday.

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The Indian finished a dismal 22nd overall with a best effort of 13.77 metres, which she got in her first attempt at the Olympic Stadium.

Things only got worse for her as she jumped 13.68m in the second and 13.22m in the third.

Olga Rypakova of Kazakhstan had the highest jump in the qualification round with a 14.79m.

Mayookha earned a last-minute qualification for the Games after an impressive showing in a German competition.

Topics : Athletics Olympics 2012 Team India
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