Vikas Gowda finishes eighth in discus throw

LONDON Wed Aug 8, 2012 5:00am IST

1 of 2. Vikas Gowda competes in the men's discus throw final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 7, 2012.

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LONDON (Reuters) - Germany's Robert Harting won the Olympic gold medal in the men's discus throw on Tuesday. Iran's Ehsan Hadadi won the silver and Estonia's Gerd Kanter won the bronze.

Results Table

1. Robert Harting (Germany) 68.27 metres

2. Ehsan Hadadi (Iran) 68.18

3. Gerd Kanter (Estonia) 68.03

4. Virgilijus Alekna (Lithuania) 67.38

5. Piotr Malachowski (Poland) 67.19

6. Martin Wierig (Germany) 65.85

7. Yennifer Frank Casanas (Spain) 65.56

8. Vikas Gowda (India) 64.79

9. Benn Harradine (Australia) 63.59

10. Erik Cadee (Netherlands) 62.78

11. Jorge Y Fernandez (Cuba) 62.02

12. Lawrence Okoye (Britain) 61.03

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