Asian Games 2018: Tejender Pal Singh Toor Wins Historic Gold in Shot Put

India’s Tejinder Pal Singh Toor wins the Gold medal in Men’s Shot Put final at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia. He brought India its seventh gold medal by winning the men’s shot put event with an Asian Games record throw of 20.75 meters in Jakarta. 
Tajinder is the first Indian to win the men’s shot put gold at the Asian Games since Bahadur Singh Sagoo, who had thrown a best of 19.03m to win the gold in Busan in 2002. It’s the eighth men’s shot put gold for India in Asian Games history. 
Source- DD News

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018- 
  • The Host cities for Asian Games 2018 are Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia. 
  • Bhin Bhin, Kaka, and Atung are the mascots of the 2018 Asian Games.