National record holder javelin thrower Annu Rani finished seventh with a below-par show in her first Diamond League appearance here. Rani’s third round throw of 59.35m was well below her national record of 62.34m which she had come up during the Federation Cup in March. She had won a silver in the Asian Championships in April with a throw of 60.22m. Also Read - PV Sindhu Reveals Turning Point of Her Career, Says Beating Olympic Champion Li Xuerui Gave me Confidence

Germany’s Christin Hussong won the gold with a best throw of 66.59m in the eighth leg of the prestigious Diamond League Meeting series here on Friday. Also Read - 59th National Open Athletics Championships: Annu Rani Wins Javelin Gold on Opening Day

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