Vikas Gowda aims for good show in CWG, Asian Games

May 20, 2014, 08:29 IST | PTI

New Delhi: A silver medal in the prestigious Diamond League Meet to boast of, discus thrower Vikas Gowda said that he's in good shape to bring laurels for the country in the upcoming Commonwealth and Asian Games later this year.

Vikas Gowda
Vikas Gowda 

Gowda won a silver in the first leg of Diamond League Meetings in Doha on May 10 with a throw of 63.23m and the rare achievement by an Indian. Gowda holds the national record of 66.28m. "My main targets are Commonwealth and Asian Games.

The Diamond League meets are very competitive and standards very high. It's the same people you will see in Olympics and World Championships final. It (silver medal) definitely gives me a lot of confidence going forward. My performance could have been a little better, but it's a good indicator for the early part of season," said Gowda.

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