Tokyo Olympics: Shot putter Tajinderpal Singh Toor fails to qualify for finals, finishes thirteenth


Indian shot-putter Tajinderpal Singh Toor completed thirteenth on the finish of his three makes an attempt within the {qualifications} of the boys’s Shot Put (Group A) of the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday (July 3). Tajinder began with a throw of 19.99m, however had two disqualifications within the subsequent two makes an attempt to see his hopes of qualifying for the finals dashed.

To qualify, athletes both wanted to throw 21.20m or the highest 12 would go into the ultimate after the completion of qualification in Group A and B.

Tajinderpal was the primary to begin the occasion and was main the scoreboard till Armin Sinancevic of Serbia touched the 20m mark. Brazil’s Darlan Romani threw 21m as Tajinderpal got here down to 3rd within the qualifying spherical.

The Indian shot putter registered a foul throw within the second spherical. He was in sixth place after the top of the primary essay however dropped to 12 following the conclusion of the second try. In the meantime, with a throw of 21.31m, Romani bettered his first try and sealed an automated qualification within the occasion

Within the third try, Tajinderpal wanted to placed on his finest present, however he ended with an invalid throw once more. His finest throw remained the primary try of 19.99m. Tomas Walsh, Romani, and Mostafa Hassan certified robotically on the finish of Group A {qualifications}.



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