Annu Rani seventh in Lausanne Diamond League

Indian javelin thrower Annu Rani finished seventh in Lausanne, Switzerland with a throw of 59.35m.

Annu Rani won a silver medal in the women's javelin throw event at the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships in Qatar on 21 April, 2019.   -  Karim Jaafar

Annu Rani, the Asian javelin throw silver medallist, finished seventh in the  IAAF Diamond League athletics meet here on Friday.

The 26-year-old World No. 16, who rewrote her own national record in Patiala in March raising it to 62.34m, had a best of 59.35m on Friday. That effort came in her third throw.

German Christin Hussong won the gold with a season-best 66.59m while Australian Barber Kelsey-Lee (65.63) and Czech Republic’s World record holder Barbora Spotakova (63.79) took the silver and bronze.

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