The Pat Young Throwers Classic held in California on Sunday in which Seema Antil-Punia who is India’s ace discus thrower has secured her berth for the 2016 Olympic Games.
The reigning Asian Games champion hurled the discus to 62.62 metres – bettering the OG qualification mark of 61 metres.
“There is a sea change from 2004 up to now. Discus throwing is my passion. This time I didn’t have much time to prepare, but I already have a gut feeling that Rio will be my best Olympic Games”, said, Seema Antil-Punia who made her Olympics debut in 2004 and won back-to-back medals in three consecutive CWG since 2006.