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OP Jaisha finishes 89th in women’s marathon in Rio 2016 Olympics

O.P. Jaisha finished in the 89th position, while her compatriot Kavita Raut finished 120th at the Rio Olympic Games.

By: IANS | Rio De Janeiro |
Updated: August 15, 2016 12:50:57 am
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India had a disappointing day in the women’s marathon on Sunday as O.P. Jaisha finished in the 89th position, while her compatriot Kavita Raut finished 120th at the Olympic Games.

Jaisha clocked a timing of 2:47:19 hours, while Kavita clocked 2:59:29.

The event was dominated by Jemima Jelagat Sumgong of Kenya who clocked 2:24:04 to win the gold medal, followed by Bahrain’s Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa who clocked 2:24:13 and clinched the silver medal.

Ethiopia’s Mare Dibaba won the bronze medal clocking 2:24:30.

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