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CWG: Gowda tops qualification in men's discus throw

Posted on Jul 30 2014 | IANS

Glasgow, July 30 : Indian athlete Vikas Gowda advanced to the men's discus throw final, topping qualification round 1 at the Hampden Park Stadium here Wednesday.

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.

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