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Shot putter Karhana fails to qualify for finals

Posted on Jul 27 2014 | IANS

Glasgow, July 27 : Indian shot putter Om Parkash Singh Karhana failed to reach the men's finals after he finished fifth in his Group B qualification at the Commonwealth Games here Sunday.

Jamaica's O'Dayne Richards and South Africa's Orazio Cremona qualified from the group for the finals, to be played Monday, with throws of 20.24m and 20.03m at the Hampden Park Stadium.

Karhana, who hails from Gurgaon, threw a best of 18.98m on his third and final attempt. His first two throws went for 17.67m and 18.54m, respectively.

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