AFI names 31-member CWG 2018 contingent

Last Updated: Sun, Mar 11, 2018 10:38 hrs
indian athletes for CWG 2018

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Friday named a 31-member squad for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, that will start from April 4.

The contingent includes 18 men and 13 women.

The names were announced after the selection committee meeting at NS-NIS Patiala on March 8.

The athletics squad for CWG is as follows:

Men

Jinson Johnson (1500 m), Dharun Ayyasamy (4x400m relay), Tejaswin Shankar (high jump), Siddharth Yadav (high jump), Sreeshankar (long jump), Arpinder Singh (triple jump), Rakesh Babu Arayan Veerttil (triple jump), Tajinderpal Singh Toor (shot put), Neeraj Chopra (javelin throw), Vipin Kasana (javelin throw), Irfan Kolothum Thodi (20km walk), Manish Singh Rawat (20km walk), Muhammed Anas Yahiya (4x400m relay), Jeevan Karekoppa Suresh (4x400m relay), Amoj Jacob (4x400m relay), Kunhu Mohammed, Puthanpurakkal (4x400m relay), Jithu Baby (4x400m relay), Arokiyarajiv (4x400m relay)

Women

Hima Das (200m & 400m, 4x400m relay), Suriya Loganathan (10000 m), Nayana James (long jump), Neena Pinto (long jump), Seema Punia (discus throw), Navjeet Kaur Dhillon (discus throw), Purnima Hembram (Heptahalon), Soumya Baby (20km walk), Khushbir kaur (20km walk), Poovamma Raju Machettira (4x400m relay), Sonia Baishya (4x400m relay), Saritaben Laxmanbhai Gayakwad (4x400m relay), Juana Murmu (4x400m relay).

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