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Tajinderpal Singh Toor crashes out of Men's Shot Put event after finishing 13th in Group A of Qualification Round

Catch live from Tajinderpal Singh Toor men's shot put Qualification event
Updated: 03 August 2021 17:00 IST - Published: August, 03 2021 02:45 PM IST
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Since only 12 athletes from 2 groups will qualify for the Medal Round, there are no chances of Tajinderpal Singh Toor earning a place in the next round. He will aim to work harder on his skills and perform better in the upcoming Shot Put tournaments. 
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Disappointing news for Indian fans after the Men's Shot Put Qualification Round Group A. Tajinderpal Singh Toor, the Asian Games 2018 gold medalist, failed to qualify for the Final Round. His first throw covered a distance of 19.99m, but his next two attempts were considered invalid.
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Rankings at the end of the third and final attempt
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Tomas Walsh, Darlan Romani and Amr Mostafa Hassan are the 3 athletes who have directly qualified for the Men's Shot Put medal round. 
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UPDATE: New Zealand's Tomas Walsh has topped the Group A after a successful challenge for the final throw. 
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Andrei Rares Toader's final throw covers a distance of 19.41m. Tajinderpal Singh Toor ends Group A in the 13th place. Irrespective of what happens in Group B now, Tajinderpal is out of contention for a place in the medal round. 
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Romania's Andrei Rares Toader is below Tajinderpal Singh Toor in the standings. Can he move up with a better throw in his final attempt?
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Kiwi thrower Tomas Walsh is back for his third attempt. The umpire raises the red flag but the thrower has challenged the decision.
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Poland's Konrad Bukowiecki falls short of the 20m mark. His third throw covers a distance of 19.44m. His best throw was his first attempt (20.01m)
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Tomas Stanek returns for his third attempt but fails to breach the 20 meters mark, landing a 19.78 meters throw. His second attempt of 20.47 meters will be considered his best. A very disappointed Stanek makes his way to the bench. 
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USA's Joe Kovacs is up next and he throws one very close to the qualifying mark. It covers a distance of 20.81m. His best throw was his second attempt (20.93m)
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An invalid throw from Italian Nick Ponzio as he commits a foul. Only his second attempt was a valid throw and the distance of 20.28 meters in his second attempt will be considered his best. 
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USA's Payton Otterdahl lands a throw of 20.90 meters, his best in all three attempts. 
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Egypt's Amr Mostafa Hassan QUALIFIES! His third throw covers a distance of 21.23m. It is the Egyptian's season's best throw!
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Serbia's Armin Sinancevic with an invalid throw! His best throw was his second attempt (20.96m)
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Total 12 athletes will qualify for the final from Group A and B. Tajinderpal Singh Toor currently stands 13th in Group A, meaning there is no chance he can qualify for the medal round. 
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Canadian thrower Tim Nedow betters his second attempt and finishes with a best of 19.42 meters, a distance which he achieved in his third attempt. 
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Portugal's Belo Francisco covers a distance of 20.24m in his final throw. His best throw was his second attempt (20.58m)
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UPDATE: New Zealand's Tomas Walsh's second attempt has been considered a valid one after the thrower's appeal. He has moved to 7th rank with a throw of 20.38m. Tajinderpal Singh Toor is officially out of the Men's Shot Put Medal Round. 
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South African thrower Jason van Rooyen is up next and and moves up to the eighth position with a throw of 20.29 meters. 
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Chances seem pretty bleak for the Indian thrower, Tajinderpal Singh Toor here as he is all but out of the reckoning for qualifying for the medal event. 
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Bahrain's Mahmoud Abdelrahman gears up for his final attempt. His throw covers a distance of 19.93m. His best throw was his second attempt (20.14m)
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Georgia's Giorgi Mujaridze cannot better this performance as he lands a 19.55 meters throw in his third attempt. His second attempt of 19.76 meters being his best. 
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Total 12 out of 32 athletes will qualify from two groups. The Group A qualification is underway at the moment. In case less than 12 athletes fail to qualify directly, the top 12 throwers with the most distance covered will qualify. 
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Just to remind the fans, the shot putters need to cover a distance of 21.20m in any of their three attempts to book themselves a spot in the medal round. 
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It seems highly unlikely that Tajinderpal Singh Toor will make it to the medal round after finishing the qualifying round with a best throw of 19.99m
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Tajinderpal Singh Toor commits another foul! So, a 19.99m throw in the first attempt and then two fouls from the Asian champion!
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ROUND 3 BEGINS and here is Tajinderpal Singh Toor!
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second attempt
Rankings at the end of attempt 2
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Tajinderpal Singh Toor stands in the 12th position in Group A after 2 Attempts. He will have to up his game in Attempt 3. 
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The final thrower of the round, Rares Andrei Toader of Romania commits a foul in his second attempt and continues to be placed thriteenth
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New Zealand's Tomas Walsh, who committed an error in Attempt 1, does the same in Attempt 2! Two invalid attempts from the New Zealander!
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Polish thrower Konrad Bukowiecki commits a foul in his second attempt, the first thrower to do so. Prior to this, CZE's Tomas Stank landed a 20.47 meters throws, which placed him at the sixth position. 
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USA thrower Joe Kovacs just misses the qualification mark by just a bare margin as he lands a 20.93 meters throw. 
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Tajinderpal Singh Toor down to the 12th rank after Nick Ponzio's throw. 
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Nick Ponzio, who committed a foul in Attempt 1, covers a distance of 20.28m in his second attempt. 
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Tajinderpal Singh Toor has dropped to the 11th rank!
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Mostafa Amr Hassan, after a failed first throw, makes a grand comeback as he lands a 20.65 meters throw, propelling him to the fourth rank.
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America's Payton Otterdahl breaches the 20 meters mark! His second throw covered a distance of 20.28m
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Brazilian thrower Darlan Romani becomes the first thrower to qualify with an outstanding 21.31 meters throw! Elation for the thrower from Brazil and he is rightly pumped!
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Tajinderpal Singh Toor is in the ninth position in Group A after 7 shot putters completed their first two attempts. 
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Serbian shot putter Armin Sinancevic falls just short of the qualifying mark! He moves to the 2nd position in this group with a throw of 20.96m!
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Canada's Tim Nedow returns for his second attempt after a failed first one and lands a 19.27 meters throw
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Tajinderpal Singh Toor has slipped to number nine after that excellent throw from Belo. 
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Portugal's Belo Francisco, who committed a foul in Attempt 1, covers a distance of 20.58 meters in his second attempt! He holds the 3rd rank in this group now!
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