Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson has qualified for this summers Olympic Games in Rio after finishing sixth at the Hypo-Meeting in Gotzis. . She needed 6,200 points to seal Olympic qualification and eased past that target in Austria on Sunday, finishing with 6,304 points.The 23-year-old failed to shine in the long jump or javelin, and dropped down from second to finish sixth, with World Championship silver medallist Brianne Theisen-Eaton defending her title. However, Johnson-Thompson had insisted she would target no more than qualification for Rio in her first major competition since knee surgery in the autumn. Johnson-Thompson in action in the womens heptathlon javelin And completing that aim will go some way to easing the lingering pain of last years World Championships, when three fouls in the long jump ended her medal hopes.Theisen-Eaton took the title for the second year in succession with an eventual 6,765 points haul, while Latvias Laura Ikauniece-Admidina finished second and Germanys Carolin Schafer third.British teenager Morgan Lake withdrew from the competition with an adductor injury after sitting 29th overall following the opening day. Also See: Gatlin hits form ahead of Rio Rio Games can go on Farah wins 10,000m in Oregon Coe: London not the dirtiest . Serbia captain Bogdan Obradovic said his team will include 9th-ranked Janko Tipsarevic and 27th-ranked Viktor Troicki as he decided to let the top-ranked Djokovic rest. . Ashton scored a hat trick -- giving him 13 goals in 16 AHL games this season -- to power the Toronto Marlies to a 5-2 victory over the visiting Lake Erie Monsters in AHL action on Sunday.The Olympics are over for Paul Martin. The Pittsburgh Penguins and United States defenceman could be out for as a long a month with a hand injury. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Reviews Rob Rossi reports that since the 32-year-old has yet to bbe evaluated by the Penguins own medical staff, the team has not made a final prognosis. . He will be replaced in the line-up for the U.S.s semi-final with Canada by Carolina Hurricanes blueliner Justin Faulk. ' ' '
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16 août 2019
0 points to seal Olymp
0 points to seal Olymp