World Athletics Championships: Tejinder Pal Singh Toor Fails To Make Shot Put Final


With eight shot putters from Group A touching the automated last spherical qualifying mark of 20.90m, it was going to be troublesome for Toor, who has a private greatest – additionally nationwide document – of 20.75m, to make the lower. 

Toor opened with a 20.43m, bettering his earlier season’s better of 20.36m, however he fouled his subsequent try. 

Stress mounted on him as three rivals from Group B touched the automated qualifying mark of their first try whereas one other shot putter did the identical within the second spherical. 

That meant Toor must contact 20.90m and rewrite his personal nationwide document in his third and last try if he has to qualify for the finals. 

But it surely was too robust a process for Toor as he might solely provide you with a 19.55m effort to crash out of the championships. 

Reigning world champion and 2016 Rio Olympics bronze medallist Tomas Walsh of New Zealand led the finalists with a throw of 21.92 m. 

Toor had received a gold within the 2018 Asian Video games in Jakarta together with his nationwide document setting effort of 20.75 m. 

He additionally received a gold within the Asian Championships on the similar venue in April with a throw of 20.22 m. 


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