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CWG: High jumper Tejaswin finishes 6th, Hima sixth in 400m final

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India's high and quarter-miler Das finished sixth in the final of their respective events at the 21st here on Wednesday.

In the men's final, Tejaswin missed his third attempt at 2.27 metres and finished at 2.24m to finish sixth in the 12-men final while finished sixth in the women's 400 metre final with a personal best of 51.32 sec.

of bagged the gold with a 2.32m while Silver went to (2.30m). Django Lovett settled for bronze in the final.

The Indian started off well, clearing the first attempt but then failed to clear his rest of the attempts and finished at 2.24m. At the jump of 2.27m, the Indian faulted in all the three attempts.

Earlier on April 9, Tejaswin entered the final, registering a best attempt of 2.21 metres.

Meanwhile, Das finished sixth with a personal best of 51.32 sec. The gold medal went to of while the silver went to of settled for bronze.

Earlier on Tuesday, posted a personal best of 51.53 seconds to improve on her previous best of 51.97 seconds to advance to the final.

She finished third in the semi-final 1. She reached the final on the basis of having the top-two timings among the competitors who didn't finish top-two in each of the three heats.

In the women's qualifying round, Nellickal V. Neena 6.24 and Nayana James entered the final with a attempt of 6.24 and 6.34 respectively.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 18:04 IST
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