Indian athletics crew for Commonwealth Video games 2022

Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra will lead India’s 37-member observe and area squad for the Commonwealth Video games 2022, which might be held in Birmingham from July 28 to August 8, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) introduced on Thursday.

The AFI additionally confirmed the participation of Tokyo Olympians Avinash Sable (males’s 3000m steeplechase) and Murali Sreeshankar (males’s lengthy bounce). Dutee Chand and Hima Das will compete within the 4x100m relay crew.

Nevertheless, some athletes, together with discus thrower Seema Punia and shot putter Tejinderpal Singh Toor, had been provisionally named within the squad however must show their performances in occasions previous to the Commonwealth Video games.

Race walker Bhawna Jat and quarter-miler Amoj Jacob’s inclusion are topic to their health.

Nationwide document holder in excessive bounce Tejaswin Shankar, who didn’t participate within the not too long ago concluded Nationwide Inter-State athletics meet, and lengthy jumper Jeswin Aldrin, had been excluded from the crew regardless of attaining qualifying requirements.

“Our rule may be very, very clear that everybody must take part on the inter-state,” Adille Sumariwalla reasoned behind Tejaswin Shankar’s exclusion. “We have now given permission to solely Avinash Sable, Neeraj Chopra and Seema Punia to compete overseas and be exempt from this meet.”

For Jeswin Aldrin, the AFI famous that after clinching gold on the Indian Grand Prix 1 after which attaining 8.37m on the Federation Cup, the lengthy jumper’s efficiency dipped significantly.

Jeswin Aldrin managed a bounce of seven.51m on the Inter-State athletics meet and completed sixth.

Quarter-miler Priya Mohan additionally didn’t make the lower as she didn’t meet the required bench-mark of fifty.13s.

No Indian achieved the qualification mark in 200m or the ladies’s 400m. Dhanalakshmi Sekar would be the solely athlete to compete within the 100m on the CWG 2022.

Indians certified for Commonwealth Video games 2022 athletics

*To be confirmed


Avinash Sable – 3000m Steeplechase

Nitender Rawat – Marathon

M Sreeshankar – Lengthy Soar

Muhammed Anees Yahiya – Lengthy Soar

Abdulla Aboobacker – Triple Soar

Praveen Chithravel – Triple Soar

Eldhose Paul – Triple Soar

Tajinderpal Singh Toor – Shot Put*

Neeraj Chopra – Javelin Throw

DP Manu – Javelin Throw

Rohit Yadav – Javelin Throw

Sandeep Kumar – 10km Race Stroll

Amit Khatri – 10km Race Stroll

Amoj Jacob – 4x400m Relay*

Noah Nirmal Tom – 4x400m Relay

Arokia Rajiv – 4x400m Relay

Muhammed Ajmal – 4x400m Relay

Naganathan Pandi – 4x400m Relay

Rajesh Ramesh – 4x400m Relay


Dhanalakshmi Sekar – 100m and 4x100m relay

Jyothi Yarraji – 100mHurdles

Aishwarya B – Lengthy Soar and Triple Soar

Ancy Sojan – Lengthy Soar

Manpreet Kaur – Shot Put

Navjeet Kaur Dhillon – Discus Throw*

Seema Punia – Discus Throw*

Annu Rani – Javelin Throw

Shilpa Rani – Javelin Throw

Manju Bala Singh – Hammer Throw

Sarita Romit Singh – Hammer Throw*

Bhawna Jat – 10km Race Stroll*

Priyanka Goswami – 10km Race Stroll

Hima Das – 4x100m relay

Dutee Chand – 4x100m relay

Srabani Nanda – 4x100m relay

MV Jilna – 4x100m relay

NS Simi – 4x100m relay

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