Athlete Srabani fails to qualify for 200m semis
Rio de Janeiro: Indian athlete Srabani Nanda failed to qualify for the semi-finals of the women’s 200 metres after finishing 55th among 72 athletes in Round 1 at the Rio Olympics here on Monday.
Srabani clocked 23.58 seconds at the Olympic Stadium, way below topper Cote d’Ivoire’s Marie-Josee Talou (22.31 seconds).
American Deajah Stevens was second in the qualification round with a timing of 22.45, followed by compatriot Tori Bowie (22.47).
The first 24 athletes qualified for the semi-finals.