Indian Athlete Tintu Luka knocked out of Rio Olympics 2016, finishes sixth in 800m Heats


Racer Tintu Luka has failed to qualify for the semifinals of women’s 800m race that were held on Friday.  She achieved the position of six at the Rio Olympics.

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27-year-old Luka made the national record of 1:59:17 in the year 2010. Out of 65 runners, she was the one which completed the race at 00.58 seconds and secured 6th position.

As normal she drove the field till around 600m preceding blurring on the last extend to end her second Olympics battle in disillusionment.

Just the main two finishers in each of the eight warms and the following best eight runners fit the bill for the elimination round.

2015 World Championships silver medallist Melissa Bishop of Canada bested the warms in 1:58.39, trailed by ruling title holder Marina Arzamasova (1:58.44) of Belarus and Habitum Alemu (1:58.99) of Ethiopia.

With Luka's failure demonstrate today, India's mistake in olympic style events occasions proceeded in the Games. Just Lalita Babar has possessed the capacity to make it to the last round of the ladies' steeplechase occasion.

Luka, a protege of track legend P T Usha, has once in a while done well at the worldwide stage since she made it to the senior level in 2009. She has done well just at the mainland level, having won a bronze and a silver in the 2010 and 2014 Asian Games individually.

Her best execution in either Commonwealth Games or Olympics, where sports got the chance to see some top members, has been the 6th spot complete in the 2010 Delhi CWG.

Luka was fifteenth at the elimination round stage in the 2011 World Championships, eleventh at the elimination round stage in the 2012 London Olympics, fifteenth in the warms in the 2013 World Championships, eleventh at the elimination round stage at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and nineteenth in the warms in the 2015 World Championships.

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