India's [ Images ] Sahana Kumari got knocked out of the women's high jump at the Olympic Games [ Images ] after clearing 1.80m and finishing at joint 15th in the Group B of the qualifying competition on Thursday.
The 30-year-old athlete sailed over the bar at the first attempt with a 1.80m leap but failed in her endeavour to clear the 1.85m mark in all her three attempts and got eliminated.
The Bangalore-based athlete had earlier made it to the Games with a leap of 1.92m at the National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships in Hyderabad on June 23, which erased the meet mark of 1.91m held by Bobby Aloysius of Kerala [ Images ] since 2004.
The best clearance in the event was by Uzbekistan's Svetlana Radzivil, who topped Group B with her season's best of 1.96m.
Apart from Svetlana, four others -- Belgium's Tia Helle, USA's Chaunte Lowe, Russia's [ Images ] Svetlana Shkolina and Irina Gordeeva -- made it to the finals from this Group with a clearance of 1.93m.
Meanwhile, Spain's Ruth Beitia along with Russia's Anna Chicherova, Sweden's Emma Green Tregaro and France's [ Images ] Melanie Melfort topped the Group A with a leap of 1.93m.
The other athletes who qualified from Group A include Burcu Ayhan from Turkey, USA's Brigetta Barrett and Lithuania's Airine Palsyte.
The final of the event would be held on August 11.