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PATIALA: Shot-putter Tajinder Singh Toor certified for the Tokyo Olympics with a brand new nationwide report on the Indian Grand Prix 4 on a day when the nationwide ladies’s 4x100m relay staff and sprinter Dutee Chand additionally breached the earlier finest marks within the nation.
Toor crossed the Olympic Qualification mark with a throw of 21.49m and broke his personal Nationwide File. The Olympic Qualifying effort on this occasion is 21.10m.
The earlier report, which was additionally in Toor’s identify, stood at 20.92m and was set in 2019.

The ladies’s relay staff, nonetheless, failed to put itself contained in the Olympic qualifying bracket regardless of the report effort of its personal.
The quartet of Hima Das, Dutee Chand, S Dhanalakshmi and Archana Suseendran clocked 43.37 seconds to win the race forward of India ‘B’ staff (48.02 seconds) and Maldives (50.74) within the three staff race.
The Indian staff bettered the earlier report of 43.42 seconds set in 2016 in Almaty by the quartet of Merlin Ok Joseph, H M Jyothi, Srabani Nanda and Dutee.
However the quartet did not clock beneath 43.05 seconds wanted to be among the many high 16 groups within the Street to Tokyo checklist. Sixteen groups will run within the ladies’s 4x100m relay race in Tokyo Video games.
India was positioned twenty second earlier than Monday’s race on the premise of its 43.81 seconds efficiency throughout the 2019 Asian Championships. Monday’s 43.37 seconds will take India to the twentieth spot.
Olympic-bound Kamalpreet Kaur bettered her earlier nationwide report mark in ladies’s discus throw by hurling the iron disc to a distance of 66.59m.
However her efficiency is not going to be counted as the brand new nationwide report as she was the lone competitor within the occasion.

“As per guidelines, for nationwide report functions, the variety of opponents ought to a minimum of be three. So, her efficiency is not going to be counted as a nationwide report. However it is going to be thought-about for different functions like rating,” AFI Secretary Ravinder Chaudhry instructed PTI.
Kaur had change into the nation’s first lady discus thrower to breach the 65m mark with a nationwide report mark of 65.06m throughout the Federation Cup right here in March, which additionally booked her a spot within the Tokyo Olympics.
Her efficiency on Monday will place her eighth within the Street to Tokyo checklist, and will put her within the medal competition bracket.
The bronze medal winners within the 2012 and 2016 Olympics got here up with 66.38m and 65.34m efforts respectively.
Sprinter Dutee Chand additionally shattered a nationwide report within the ladies’s 100m occasion. She accomplished the race in 11.17seconds. Nevertheless, the Olympic Qualification time on this occasion is 11.15s.
The earlier report was 11.21 seconds, additionally created by Dutee.

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