Tajinderpal Singh Toor

After National Games gold, Toor looks for off-season break

The shot putter is also expected to join Punjab Police soon as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP).

published on : 2nd October 2022

Injured Tajinderpal Singh Toor pulls out of World Athletics Championships

The Tokyo Olympian was part of the 36-member Indian athletics squad for CWG 2022 despite failing to hit the qualifying standard of 20.50m set by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI).

published on : 16th July 2022

Dutee, Tajinderpal and other star names gear up for Indian Grand Prix-2

While the likes of Tajinderpal (shot put) and Kamalpreet (discus throw) are expected to dominate their events, Dutee will be the big attraction in the 100m women's run

published on : 23rd March 2022

Asian Games gold-winning shot-putter Tajinderpal Toor's father cremated

After the cremation, Toor broke down as he spoke about his father being a major source of inspiration for him.

published on : 6th September 2018

Asiad gold-winning shot-putter Tejinderpal Singh Toor's father to be cremated Thursday

The 23-year-old Toor had clinched the men's shot put gold by throwing the iron ball to 20.75m in the Asian games.

published on : 5th September 2018

Asian Games gold medallist Tajinderpal Singh Toor's father dies before seeing son's medal

Tajinderpal Singh Toor won the gold medal at the Asian Games 2018 in Shot Put after setting a national record with a 20.75m throw.

published on : 4th September 2018

Tajinderpal Toor's team surprised at Punjab government's silence on prize money for the Asian Games gold medallist

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, though, had congratulated the burly athlete on twitter on August 25 after his performance.

published on : 30th August 2018

Gold decoded: When coach Dhillon got Tajinderpal to shift focus from ailing father to Asian Games

Dhillon, who has been training Tajinder for the last five years, revealed that his ward could not give his best at the Commonwealth Games due to his father's cancer.

published on : 28th August 2018

Toor de force: Tajinderpal Singh Toor grabs gold in shot-put at Asian Games athletics

Hailing from Punjab, Tajinderpal Singh Toor snatched shot put gold with Asian Games record and also thanked family for being able to focus on job despite father battling stage four bone cancer.

published on : 26th August 2018

Asian Games round-up: Tajinderpal Toor sets record, several national records tumble on athletics ​Day 1

National record holder Dutee Chand also qualified for the women's 100m semifinals by winning her heat with a fast timing of 11.38.

published on : 25th August 2018

Father battling with cancer, Tajinderpal Singh Toor wins Asian Games gold in Jakarta

Not only the 23-year-old from Moga won a gold, it came with a new Games record as he threw the iron ball to 20.75 m in his fifth attempt.

published on : 25th August 2018