Women's Discus Throw

Athletics Beijing Olympics

World Record: Gabriele Reinsch, Germany, 76.80

Venue: National Stadium

Stephanie Trafton Brown wins gold in the women’s discuss.

Stephanie Trafton Brown from the United States has won gold in the women’s discuss.
Yarelys Barrious from Cuba and Olena Antonova from Ukraine won the bronze medal.

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Mens events
200 meters
1. Usain Bolt, Jamaica, 19.76.
2. Wallace Spearmon, United States, 20.27.
3. Paul Hession, Ireland, 20.37.
400 meters
1. Martyn Rooney, Britain, 44.83.
2. Tyler Christopher, Canada, 45.29.
3. David Gillick, Ireland, 45.35.
800 meters
1. Abraham Chepkirwok, Uganda, 1:45.64.
2. Michael Rimmer, Britain, 1:45.76.
3. Marcin Lewandowski, Poland, 1:46.49.
3000 meters
1. Boniface Kiprop, Uganda, 7:36.95.
2. Mike Kigen, Kenya, 7:37.66.
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Discus thrower Krishna Poonia from India became the country’s fifth athlete to qualify for the Beijing Olympics.
She finished sixth in the Tennessee Relays, held at Mt. SAC Relays at Hilmer Lodger Stadium-Walnut in California.
The other athletes include Vikas Gowda (men’s discus), Renjith Maheshwary (triple jump), Anju Bobby George (long jump) and Susmita Singha Roy (heptathlon).
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