Rio de Janeiro: India’s medal drought at the Rio Olympics 2016 continued on Monday Seema Punia crashed out of the women’s Discus Throw event after finishing ninth in Qualifying Round Group B.

Seema’s best throw of 57.58 metres (which was way below her personal best) came in her first attempt. She registered a foul in her next attempt before finishing with 56.78m in her third and final attempt.

Yaime Perez of Cuba finished at the top of the group with a best attempt of 65.38 metres while China’s Su Xinyue was second with 65.14m. Nadine Muller (63.67m) of Germany was third.

Melina was the fourth Robert-Michon was the fourth athlete from the group to qualify for the final with a best attempt of 62.59m.

In the overall standings, Yaime and Su claimed the top two positions while Sandra Perkovic (64.81m) of Croatia from Group A was third.

Dani Samuels (64.46m) of Australia, Cuban Denia Caballero (62.94m) and China’s Feng Bin (62.01m) were the others to qualify for the final from Group A.