Tajinderpal fails to make shot put final
August 03, 2021  16:48

India's Tajinderpal Singh Toor failed to make the final of the men's shot put event at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday.

Toor registered a best effort of 19.99m in his first attempt before fouling with his next two efforts, to finish way short of the automatic qualifying mark of 21.20m.

The Indian finished 13th out of 16 participants in Group A.

New Zealand's Tomas Walsh topped the qualification with 21.49m, while Brazil's Darlan Romani managed 21.31m and Egypt's Mostafa Hassan finished third with a season best of 21.23m to secure direct qualification in the final.
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