Arpinder did well during the qualification stage, taking the top spot in Group B to enter the final in style.
Babu on the other hand, finished fifth Group A with 15.98m to advance as one of the 12 best performers.
Arpinder registered 16.39m in his very first attempt which turned out to be his best of the round.
He registered 16.16m with second attempt before fouling the third.
In Group A, Babu started with 15.98m before managing 15.71m with his second jump. He fouled his third jump.
Yordanys Durañona García of Dominica registered the best attempt of the qualification stage.
He was the only athlete among the total 19 in the two groups to cross the direct qualification mark of 16.60m.
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