Tajinderpal Singh Toor (Shot Put) Biography

Real NameTajinderpal Singh Toor
Born13 November 1994 
BirthplaceMoga, Punjab, India
Height5′ 11” or 180cm
SchoolUnknown
CollegeUnknown
QualificationGraduation
Father NameS. Karam Singh Toor
Mother NameUnknown
SiblingSister
OccupationAthlete, Shot Putt
Year Active2016 – Present
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Tajinderpal Singh Toor is an Indian shot putter. He is a gold medalist at the 2019 Asian Athletics Championships. He holds the outdoor national record of 21.49m and appearing for Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games.

Personal Life

  • Tajinderpal was born on 13 November 1994 at Village Khosa Pando, Moga District, Punjab, India.
  • His father’s name is Karam Singh and his height is about 5′ 11”.
  • After wining the gold medal at 2018 Asian Games, he recevied a bad news, as his father passed away battling cancer.

Carrer

  • In June 2017, Toor recorded his personal best outdoor throw of 20.40m at the Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships in Patiala.
  • He won the silver medal at the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar with a throw of 19.77m, missing out on the gold medal by 0.03m from Ali Samari (Iran).
  • Toor got the eighth position with a throw of 19.42m in the final of the Commonwealth Games 2018, which was held at Queensland, Australia.
  • After that, he won gold at the 2018 Asian Games with a 20.75m throw, breaking the Games record and the national record.
  • In 2019, he was awarded with the prestigious Arjuna Award by the Indian Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju.
  • In June 2021, he was qualified for the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games by throwing 21.49m at the Indian Grand Prix IV.

Family

Tajinderpal Singh Toor Father
Father
Tajinderpal Singh Toor Wife
Wife

Medal Record

YearGamesMedal
2017Asian Athletics Championships, BhubaneshwarSilver
2018Asian Games, JakartaGold
2019Asian Athletics Championships, DohaGold
Mohinder Singh Dhillon (Coach)

National Shot Put Record

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