Annu Rani wins women's javelin bronze

Annu Rani wins women's javelin bronze

Annu Rani wins women's javelin bronze
India's Annu Rani surprised the field by clinching the bronze in women's javelin throw final at the 17th Asian Games here Wednesday.

China's Zhang Li took the gold, setting a new Games Record with a throw of 65.47 metres which came on her sixth and last attempt.

Meanwhile, Li's compatriot Li Lingwei went home with the silver with a best throw of 61.43m, on her fourth attempt at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium.

Annu, 22, was leading the field with her first throw of 59.53m, which stood atop the standings till the third round. The national record holder could not better the distance in the next five attempts and had to settle for her new personal best. The two Chinese girls kept throwing better and went beyond the reach of the Indian.
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