Asian Games: Tajinderpal clinches India’s 13th gold, secures top podium finish in men’s shot put final

Oct 02, 2023

Hangzhou (China), Oct 02 (ANI): The flurry of medals continued for India as Tajinderpal Singh Toor won the country’s second gold in athletics in the ongoing Asian Games on October 01. A medal hopeful in the men’s shot put final, his sixth attempt turned the tide in his favour. With a throw of 20.36m, Tajinderpal topped the chart, surpassing Saudi Arabia’s Mohamed Daouda, who, till then, was leading the race for the gold medal with a throw of 20.18m in his fourth attempt. Tajinderpal, who is on cloud nine, shared his happiness with ANI for bagging gold medal for the country.