The Olympic capability benchmark is 63.5 meters. Kamalpreet Kaur has set another public record in ladies’ plate toss, breaking the past record held by Krishna Poonia when she made a toss of 64.76 meters in 2012.

Patiala: Kamalpreet Kaur on Friday qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in ladies’ disk toss occasion with a public record endeavor of 65.06 meters during the progressing Athletics Federation Cup.

The Olympic capability benchmark is 63.5 meters. Kaur has set another public record in ladies’ plate toss, breaking the past record held by Krishna Poonia when she made a toss of 64.76 meters in 2012. This is likewise the first run through the 65m imprint has been penetrated in ladies’ disk toss by an Indian.

“Numerous congrats to Kamalpreet Kaur who accomplished capability for Tokyo 2020 in ladies’ plate toss with a public record endeavor of 65.06m. This is additionally over the Olympic capability benchmark of 63.5m,” the Sports Authority of India (SAI) educated in a tweet.

“Street to Tokyo 2020. Kamalpreet Kaur breaks ladies’ plate toss public record with an exertion of 65.06m (Olympic Qualification standard 63.50m); Previous NR: Krishna Poonia 64.76m (2012),” tweeted the Athletics Federation of India (AFI).

The Tokyo Olympics, initially scheduled to occur a year ago got delayed in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, and will be held from July 23 to August 8.

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