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Poonia qualifies for London Olympics with gold in US

Commonwealth Games (CWG) gold-medallist Krishna Poonia sealed a berth at the 2012 London Olympics after winning gold in the women's discus throw event of the Fling Throw Meet in USA on Saturday.


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In her first outing after she hurt her knee last year post CWG held in Delhi last year, Poonia impressed with a throw of 61.12 meters. This is not only her best effort of the season but also better than the 2012 London Olympics qualification 'B' standard of 59.50m.

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