Tajinderpal's throw would have given him

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sixth place in the Rio fi­nal.

In the last five Olympics, the low­est mark for a bronze medal is 20.84m, at Athens 2004.

Tajinderpal not only has to breach 21m, but nudge to­wards the 22m mark to hang in with the big boys of the sport such as Ryan Crouser, Joe Ko­vacs and Tom Walsh.

Tajinderpal’s per­sonal coach, M.S. Dhillon, be­lieves he can gain 1m more in a year. What’s more, Dhillon doesn’t put 22m be­yond his ward’s reach.

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