Inderjeet qualifies for shot put final at Worlds

Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) Inderjeet Singh delivered a brilliant performance to become the first Indian to qualify for the shot put final at the World Championships at the Bird’s Nest here on Sunday.

In the Group A qualifier, Inderjeet disappointed with a throw of 19.15 metres in his first attempt and was disqualified in his second attempt.

But the Asian champion made a strong comeback to make it count on his third and final chance with a throw of 20.47m, enough to finish fourth in Group A and qualify for the final which will be held later in the day.

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