Athletics at the 2018 Commonwealth Games – Women's discus throw

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Women's discus throw
at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
Venue Carrara Stadium
Dates 12 April
Competitors 13 from 9 nations
Winning distance 68.26 m GR
Medalists
gold medal    Australia
silver medal    India
bronze medal    India
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The women's discus throw at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, as part of the athletics programme, took place in the Carrara Stadium on 12 April 2018.[1]

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Games records were as follows:[2]

World record  Gabriele Reinsch (GDR) 76.80 m Neubrandenburg, East Germany 9 July 1988
Games record  Beatrice Faumuina (NZL) 65.92 m Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 20 September 1998

Schedule[edit]

The schedule was as follows:[1]

Date Time Round
Thursday 12 April 2018 20:40 Final

All times are Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10)

Results[edit]

With thirteen entrants, the event was held as a straight final.[2]

Final[edit]

Rank Name #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Result Notes
1st, gold medalist(s)  Dani Stevens (AUS) 61.39 64.51 65.43 68.26 65.10 x 68.26 GR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Seema Punia (IND) 60.41 59.57 x 58.54 x 58.90 60.41
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Navjeet Dhillon (IND) 55.61 x x 56.22 54.09 57.43 57.43
4  Siositina Hakeai (NZL) 56.00 55.19 57.16 56.94 53.86 56.96 57.16
5  Taryn Gollshewsky (AUS) 54.59 x 54.45 53.23 x 55.47 55.47
6  Kim Mulhall (AUS) 53.72 54.93 54.64 51.72 54.32 54.84 54.93
7  Jade Lally (ENG) 51.80 53.97 52.97 53.44 52.16 x 53.97
8  Androniki Lada (CYP) 53.12 x 52.07 x x x 53.12 SB
9  Tynelle Gumbs (IVB) 47.04 x x N/A 47.04
10  Tereapii Tapoki (COK) 46.01 x 44.93 46.01
11  Salomé Mugabe (MOZ) 45.72 44.35 43.80 45.72 PB
 Trevia Gumbs (IVB) x r NM
 Chanana Jeremiah (NRU) x x x NM

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Athletics at the 2018 Commonwealth Games: Event Schedule - Women's discus throw". Gold Coast 2018. Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b Athletics | Women's Discus Throw - Final (PDF). Gold Coast 2018. p. 208. Retrieved 23 April 2018.