Mayookha finishes 9th in Asiad triple jump

Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS): India's Mayookha Johny finished ninth while her compatriot Prajusha Maliakkal Anthony failed to set a mark in the women's triple jump final at the Asian Games here Wednesday.

Mayookha's best jump of 13.5 metres came on her second attempt, out of three, while her other two tries read 13.31m and 13.24m at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium.

Prajusha on the other hand went out of competition on her first attempt when she failed to set a mark.

The gold went to Kazakhstan's Olga Rypakova (14.32m), Uzbekistan's Aleksandra Kotlyarova (14.05m) clinched silver while another Kazakh Irina Ektova (13.77) won the bronze.



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