Gowda sixth, Luka eighth in Doha
India's Vikas Gowda, who holds the national record in the sport, finished in sixth position in the men's discus throw event, while the PT Usha-mentored Tintu Luka came home eighth in the women's 800m race at the Diamond League series here yesterday.
Gowda, who has already qualified for the London Olympics, got a distance of 64.10m here.
Beijing Olympics silver medallist Malachowski Piotr of Poland won gold with a throw of 67.53m.
Luka meanwhile, failed to breach the two-minute mark, clocking 2:01.09.
She she has already crossed the ‘B’ qualification mark for the London Games with a timing of 2:01.30 and is now aiming for the ‘A’ mark of 1:59.90.