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Poonia fourth at prefontaine classic

other Updated: Jun 02, 2012 23:56 IST

Olympic-bound Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia produced a below-par effort of 62.11m to miss out on a medal and settle for the fourth spot in the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League Meet at Eugene in Oregon, United States. Her effort was lower than the national record of 64.76m that she set in Hawaii last month to qualify for the London Olympics.

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