Commonwealth Games 2014: Tintu Lukka qualifies for women’s 800m semis

Glasgow, July 30: Indian athlete Tintu Luka qualified for the women’s 800 metres semifinals by finishing fourth in the heat at the Commonwealth Games here Wednesday. The national record holder clocked two minutes and 2.74 seconds while Canada‘s Melissa Bishop topped the qualification group in 2:01.73 at the Hampden Park Stadium.

The Asian Games bronze medallist, who has a personal best of 1:59.17, will participate in the semifinal Thursday and will try her best to reach the finals on Friday.