IEP Chandigarh, June 20
Punjab Athlete Tajinderpal Singh Toor created a new Asian and National Record by throwing 21.77 meters in the shot put event at the ongoing Inter-State National Athletics Meet at Bhubaneswar. Punjab Sports Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer congratulated the Athlete Tajinderpal Singh Toor for this proud achievement and said that the state is proud of Toor. Earlier, the Asian and National Records were also held by Tajinderpal Singh Toor. Toor broke his own old record and created a new record at Bhubaneswar. The Sports Minister wished the Athlete for the upcoming sports competitions and expressed hope that the name of the country and the state will shine like before. Moga-based Athlete Tajinderpal Singh Toor also qualified for the Asian Games to be held in China this year with this achievement. It may be mentioned that Toor won the gold medal in the Jakarta Asian Games in 2018.