Commonwealth Games: Tintu Luka fails to qualify for women`s 800m final

Last Updated: Friday, August 1, 2014 - 03:59

Glasgow: Indian athlete Tintu Luka failed to qualify for the women`s 800 metres final at the Commonwealth Games here Thursday.

The 25-year-old could only manage to finish seventh out of eight competitors in the first semi-final which was won by Kenya`s Eunice Sum in two minutes and 1.38 seconds at the Hampden Park Stadium.

Tintu led the race for a brief period towards the start but ran out of steam as all but one athlete overtook her with the Kerala girl finishing the race in 2:03.35.

IANS

First Published: Friday, August 1, 2014 - 09:15

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