Discus thrower Harwant finishes 3rd in Moscow

Updated: Jun 21, 2012, 22:13 PM IST

New Delhi: India`s Harwant Kaur came up with her season`s best effort but finished third in the women`s discus throw in Moscow Championship.

Harwant`s 58.32m effort was well short of London Olympics qualification B standard of 59.50m.

Russia`s Daryia Pischalnikova won the event with 68.18m, third best performance in the world so far this season.

Results: Daryia Pischalnikova 68.18m; Alla Denisenko 58.45m; Harwant Kaur 58.32m.