Rio Olympics 2016: Nirmala Sheoran failed to qualify (400 meter)

Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi.

Nirmala Sheoran failed to qualify for the semifinals of the women’s 400 metre athletics event at the Rio Olympics here on Saturday.

The Haryana athlete clocked 53.03 seconds in the Round 1 Heat 1 event at the Olympic Stadium, to be placed sixth among seven athletes in her heat.

She finished 44th among 57 athletes in the overall standings.

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