At the Olympic games, Carlinville native Kelsey Card competed in the women’s discus event in Rio on Monday.  Her experience began and ended on the same day, as she failed to qualify for the finals tonight.  Her best throw on Monday was 56.41 meters, which was short of the 62 meters needed to qualifying for the next round. 

Twelve women moved on to the final round tonight, but no Americans advanced to the finals.