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KU’s Emilianov misses Olympic semifinals

Alexandra Emilianov, of Moldova, competes competes during the qualification round of the...
Alexandra Emilianov, of Moldova, competes competes during the qualification round of the women's discus throw at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 31, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)(Matthias Schrader | AP)
Published: Jul. 30, 2021 at 9:27 PM CDT
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TOKYO (WIBW) - Former KU standout Alexandra Emilianov’s Tokyo journey has come to a close.

Emilianov, representing Moldova, threw 54.57 to place 14th in her qualifying group of 15 Friday.

Croatia’s Sandra Perkovic placed first in Emilianov’s group with a throw of 63.75.

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