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Vikas Gowda Clinched Gold at IAAF World Challenge Meeting 2013 at Kingston

May 6, 2013 12:56 IST

At the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Jamaica, Kingston, US-based discus thrower, Vikas Gowda clinched Gold on 5 May 2013 with the throw of 61.38 metres.

He defeated Jamaicans Jason Morgan and Fedrick Dacres with throws of 60.96 and 59.30 metres respectively. Both these Jamaicans finished at the second and the third positions. In the 100 metres sprint, US’s Tyson Gay recorded 9.86 and secured the top most position.

In women category, the best performance was that of US Gia Lewis-Smallwood with 62.41 metres.
The IAAF World Challenge meeting in Jamaica was organised at the Kingston's National Stadium.

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