Indian Shot Put Champion- Inderjeet Singh


Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi.

Inderjeet Singh (born 19 April 1988) is Indian athlete specializing in the shot put. He won the gold medal at the Asian Athletics Championships in 2015. He competed at the 2013 Summer Universiade and won silver medal with a throw of 19.70 meter which was his personal best at that time.

He bettered the mark with a throw of 19.89 m in Indian National Games on 17 August 2013 at Patiala. On 2 October 2014, he won a bronze medal at 2014 Asian Games in Shot Put event with a throw of 19.63 m. Inderjeet Singh bagged a Gold Medal at the Asian Athletics Grand Prix Series in Bangkok, on 22 June 2015 with a throw of 19.83 m. This was Inderjeet’s second gold in an international event this month, having won the shot put event at the Asian Championships in Wuhan, China on 3 June 2015, with a throw of 20.41m which is a new championship record.

He is currently coached by Pritam Singh, younger brother of another Indian shot putter Shakti Singh.

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