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Commonwealth Games 2018: Discus Throw Women's Finals, India's Seema Punia, Navjeet Kaur Dhillon fight for Gold

The match begins at 4:10 pm
Updated: 12 April 2018 17:15 IST - Published: 12 April 2018 15:34 IST
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Thanks for joining us in this live coverage of the Women's Discus Throw finals! A good day for India as Seema Punia and Navjeet Dhillon secure the silver and bronze medal respectively! 

Until next time, have a good evening!
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Here are the final results:

1st place: Dani Stevens (AUS) - 68.26

2nd place: Seema Punia (IND) - 60.41

3rd place: Navjeet Dhillon (IND) - 57.43 
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The spotlight indeed belongs to Australia's Dani Stevens, who has swept the record for the longest throw in the Commonwealth Games with a massive effort of 68.26 to go with her gold medal victory! 
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Seema Punia and Navjeet Dhillon have secured second and third place respectively! What a day for the two athletes!
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First failure attempt for Australia's Dani Stevens, who has been quite remarkable today and is currently the leader of the pack with her record throw of 68.26.
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Seema Punia meanwhile manages a meagre 58.90 on her sixth attempt. 
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Navjeet Dhillon moves to third place with a 57.43 throw on her sixth attempt!
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Dani Stevens finishes her fifth attempt with a score of 65.10. 
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Oops! Seema Punia fails to register a score on her fifth attempt but continues to remain in second place. 
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Wow! 

Herculean effort from Australia's Dani Stevens as she records a throw of 68.26, the new Commonwealth Games Record!
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Currently, here are the top five positions - 

Dani Stevens (AUS) - 65.43
Seema Punia (IND) - 60.41
Sositina Hakeai (NZL) - 57.16
Navjeet Dhillon (IND) - 56.22
Kimberley Mulhall (AUS) - 54.93.
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Seema Punia scores 58.54 on her fourth attempt while New Zealand's Sositina Hakeai does well to register 56.94. 
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Yet again, Navjeet Dhillon fails to register a score. Two failed attempts in three tries. 
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Dani Stevens continues to dominate with a 65.43 attempt, her best so far. 
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New Zealand's Sositina Hakeai impresses with a throw of 57.16, her best in the three attempts so far. She currently occupies third place on the table. 
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Seema Punia with a false attempt on her third try! 60.41 remains her best from the three attempts so far
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Australia's Kimberley Mulhall scores 54.93, her best attempt from the three so far. 
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Oh no! An error from Navjeet Dhillon on her second attempt. Her effort will not be considered. 
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Australia's Dani Stevens in some fine form as she registers 64.51 on her second try!
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Seema Punia scores 59.57 on her second try. 
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Meanwhile, India's Navjeet Dhillon registers a 55.61 attempt on her first try to occupy fourth place.  
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Australia's Dani Stevens goes one up over Punia with a powerful attempt of 61.39 to take the lead!
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Seema Punia throws 60.41m!
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Jade Lally throws 51.80m 
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Tereapii Tapoki of Cook Islands throws 46.01m 
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Tynelle Gumps throws 47.04m
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She clears 53.72m

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First up is Kimberly Mulhall of Australia!
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Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of Women's Finals of Discus Throw!
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As Day 8 progresses, India continues a good medal run which it has had so far.

Next up is the Women's Finals of Discus throw where India will be represented by Seema Punia and Navjeet Kaur Dhillon.

Medals won on Day 8: Day 8 has been good so far for India with Rahul Aware bringing home a Gold medal in Wrestling in the Men's Freestyle 57 kg category. Babita Kumari losing out to Diana Weicker in the Gold medal match in Wrestling Women's Freestyle 53 kg category and having to settle for a Silver medal. Kiran also winning a Bronze medal for India in Wrestling Women's Freestyle 76 kg.  Sushil Kumar is the latest to win a medal as he wins a gold in Wrestling Men's Freestyle 74 kg category.

In Shooting, Tejaswini Sawant won a Silver medal for India in the Women's 50m Rifle Prone Finals.

India will be hoping Day 8 of the Commonwealth Games 2018 is just as successful as the previous days.