Frederick High Alum Vikas Gowda Qualifies for Olympic Discus Finals

Published 08/06 2012 09:29AM

Updated 08/06 2012 11:26AM

Vikas Gowda, an alum of Frederick High School, qualifies for the Olympic Discus Finals after a throw of 65.20 meters to win Group A. Gowda represents India, the country where he was born.  He is one of 12 qualifiers for the Discus finals and will enter the competition in 5th position. The automatic qualifying standard for the finals was 65 meters/

Gowda, who trains in Phoenix, AZ now, is one of the few athletes from India that have made the finals of an Olympic competition.

The Finals for the Discus competition take place Tuesday evening in London.

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