Discus throw Poonia improves her personal best

Updated: Apr 30, 2010, 22:45 PM IST

New Delhi: Top Indian woman discus thrower
Krishna Poonia produced a new personal best with a throw of
63.69m in the USA Olympic Training Centre Meet at Chula Vista
in San Diego.

Poonia improved upon her previous personal best of 63.41m
which she recorded in May 2008. Her effort yesterday was,
however, nearly one metre less than Seema Antil`s national
record of 64.64m.

Poonia has been training at Portland, USA, under the
guidance of former Olympic champion Mac Wilkins for the last
two months in preparation for the Commonwealth and Asian