Tajinderpal Singh Toor creates new Asian shot put record at Inter-State Championships in Bhubaneswar


Tajinderpal-SinghIndia's top shot putter Tajinderpal Singh Toor created a new Asian shot put record at the Inter-State Championships in Bhubaneswar.

An Overview of the News

  • Tajinderpal Singh Toor broke his previous Asian record with a throw of 21.77m, surpassing his earlier record of 21.49m in 2021.

  • His remarkable throw placed him ninth in the global rankings for longest shot put distance recorded this season.

  • Toor cleared the qualifying mark of 21.40m to secure his place in the upcoming World Championships.

  • Toor also qualified for the Asian Games by clearing the required distance of 19 metres.

About Odisha

  • Capital - Bhubaneswar

  • Governor - Ganeshi Lal

  • Chief Minister - Naveen Patnaik

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