Tajinder Pal Singh Toor is an Indian shot putter and an Asian Games gold medalist.His journey started in a small town in Moga district, Punjab, where he grew up. Belonging to a farmers family, it was very difficult for his parents to fulfil all his needs. In an interview, his mother said that Tajinderpals diet was equivalent to two kids during childhood. She further said, When he was young, he would often sleep with the gola (shot) under his pillow. His day would start with eating paranthas and 10 eggs and finished too with eating..During childhood, he wanted to be a cricketer. But life had something else stored for him. His father and uncle Gurnam Singh, who himself is a former Indian shotput champion, advised him to go for a shot put by looking at his strong physique. Tajinder Singh in action.
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