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Tajinder Toor

Tajinderpal Singh Toor is an Indian shit putter who holds the outdoor national record of 20.92m. Hailing from a family of farmers, he switched from cricket to shot put at the insistence of his father. He recorded his personal best outdoor throw of 20.40m at the Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships in Patiala but fell short of the World Championships qualification standard of 20.50m.In the following month, 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. Toor finished eighth in the final of the 2018 Commonwealth Games with a throw of 19.42m. On 25 August 2018, Toor won gold at the 2018 Asian with a 20.75m throw, breaking the Games Record and the national record.Hear him talk about his ambitions for the Olympics 2021 (Tokyo) with Rica Roy in the Podcast Guts , Gumption and Glory – The voice of Indian Sports on the RedFM India App



Guts Glory Gumption - The Voice of Indian Sports with Rica Roy

Indian Sports has had a huge setback due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Sportspeople have been hit hard by inactivity during the months of lockdown. This podcast series captures their comeback journies.  It also has endearing stories of underdogs, like D

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