Robinson wins silver

Holly Robinson celebrates with her silver medal after the F46 javelin this morning in Dubai....
Holly Robinson celebrates with her silver medal after the F46 javelin this morning in Dubai. Photo: Getty Images
Dunedin's Holly Robinson has added another world championship medal to her collection.

The Taieri thrower won silver in the F46 javelin at the para-athletics world championships in Dubai this morning.

Robinson's throw of 41.60m was enough to claim her fifth major-meet silver of her career.

That distance left her briefly in first-place after the second round of throws.

However, British rival Hollie Arnold responded with a Championship Record throw of 44.73m in the third round.

It would prove the winning distance.

Naibys Daniela Morillo Gil twice edged over 40m, her best being 40.95m, on her final two throws.

But she was unable to surpass Robinson.

Meanwhile Anna Grimaldi is out following her T47 100m heat, despite clocking a personal best and national record.

The long jump silver medallist finished in 12.80sec, shaving one-hundredth of a second off her previous best time.

It left her fourth in her heat and 0.12sec behind the final qualifying spot.

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