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Shot Putter Tejinderpal Singh Toor Wins Silver in Czech Republic

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Last Updated: August 31, 2019, 23:34 IST

Shot Putter Tejinderpal Singh Toor Wins Silver in Czech Republic

Tejinderpal Singh Toor managed a throw of 20.09m in his last attempt to clinch a silver medal at an athletic meet at Decin, Czech Republic.

Asian Games gold medallist shotputter Tejinderpal Singh Toor on Saturday clinched a silver medal with a best throw of 20.09m in his last attempt during an athletic meet at Decin, Czech Republic.

Tajinder, who was awarded with the Arjuna Award this year, couldn't meet the World Championship standard but his efforts were good enough to earn him a silver medal at the event.

The 24-year-old Indian, who has a personal best of 20.75m, has already qualified for World championship being the Area champion following his gold-winning feat at Asian Athletics Championships in April this year.

first published:August 31, 2019, 23:34 IST
last updated:August 31, 2019, 23:34 IST