Seema Punia settles for bronze in discus throw

Seema Punia registered a throw of 62.26 metres to ensure a place on the podium.

Seema Punia competes in the final of women's discus throw event.   -  AFP

India's Seema Punia had to settle for the bronze medal in the women’s discus throw event at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday.

Seema registered a throw of 62.26 metres to ensure a place on the podium.

China clinched the top two positions with Chen Yang (65.12m) and Feng Bin (64.25m) getting gold and silver respectively.