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Tintu crashes out of World Athletics Championships

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Beijing, Aug 26:

India’s Tinku Luka finished seventh in her heats to crash out of the women’s 800m competition on the fifth day of the World Athletics Championships here on Wednesday.

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The Kerala athlete recorded her season’s best time of two minutes 0.95 seconds to finish second last in the eight-runner field in Heat 1 at the Bird’s Nest Stadium.

Marina Arzamasova of Belarus won the heat with a time of 1:58:69. Lynsey Sharp of Great Britain was second with 1:58:98 while South Africa’s Castor Semenya (1:59:59) was third. All three have ensured direct qualification to the semi-finals. (IANS)