Czech Spotakova lifts second javelin throw world title (update)

Source: Xinhua| 2017-08-09 04:31:00|Editor: Yurou Liang


Lyu Huihui of China competes during Women's Javelin Throw Final on Day 5 of the 2017 IAAF World Championships at London Stadium in London, Britain, on Aug. 8, 2017. Lyu Huihui took the bronze with 65.26 metres. (Xinhua/Luo Huanhuan)

Bronze medalist Lyu's qualification time would have won her the gold medal if she had produced the result tonight. She admitted that she tried a bit too hard in the qualification.

"I competed so hard in the qualification and got brilliant result, which left me a little fatigued both physically and mentally," said the Beijing world championships silver medalist.

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KEY WORDS: Barbora Spotakova