Commonwealth Games 2022
Date : July to August, 2022
Venue : Birmingham, England
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The Commonwealth Games 2022 will be India’s eighteenth appearance in the show-piece occasion. Competitors have been going through the afflictions of fitting the bill for CWG 2022 by drawing out their best in qualifying competitions. India has forever been a power to deal with in the Commonwealth Games and the impending Birmingham release of the CWG will be the same.
India at CWG 2022: Full rundown of Indian competitors who have equipped for Commonwealth Games 2022. The Commonwealth Games 2022 will be held in Birmingham, United Kingdom, from July 28 to August 8.
Athletes have been going through the rigors of qualifying for CWG 2022 by bringing out their best in qualifying tournaments. India has always been a force to reckon with in the CWG and the upcoming live Birmingham 2022 edition of the CWG will be no different.
Full list of Indian athletes who have qualified for the Commonwealth Games 2022
The Indian badminton players were selected after a round of selection trials in New Delhi.
Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
B Sumeeth Reddy
The boxing trials were held by the Boxing Federation of India in Patiala earlier this year.
Shiva Thapa (63.5kg)
Mohammad Hussamuddin (57 kg)
Amit Panghal (51kg)
Rohit Tokas (67 kg)
Sumit Kundu (75 kg)
Ashish Chaudhary (80 kg)
Sanjeet Kumar (92 kg)
Sagar (+92 kg)
The Indian women’s cricket team has qualified for the Commonwealth Games 2022. They will play against Australia, Pakistan and Barbados in the league phase before moving on to the knock-outs.
The Indian men’s and women’s teams have qualified for the Commonwealth Games 2022 by virtue of their FIH rankings. They will play against Ghana, England, Canada and Wales in the league phase.
Initially, Hockey India wanted to send their reserve teams for the Commonwealth Games 2022 as there was less turn-around time between the CWG 2022 and the Asian Games. Now, with the Asian Games postponed to 2023, the Indian hockey teams at the Commonwealth Games 2022 will include the best of youth and experienced players.
The Indian table tennis team for the CWG 2022 was chosen after a week-long camp at the Dravid-Padukone Academy in Bengaluru. The Committee of Administrators (CoA) running the affairs of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has chosen an eight-member Indian team and two reserve players for the CWG 2022. The players were chosen on the basis of their ranking.
Achanta Sharath Kamal
Manush Shah (men’s) and Swastika Ghosh (women’s) have been named as replacement players.
Nitendra Singh Rawat
Anish Thapa Magar
Anil Kumar Singh
Kalidas Laxman Hirave
The following players have been selected for the Commonwealth Games 2022 after a round of selection trials. The 12-member contingent will be one to look out for at the Games.
Sanket Mahadev (55kg)
Chanambam Rishikanta Singh (55kg)
Jeremy Lalrinnunga (67kg)
Ajay Singh (81kg)
Vikas Thakur (96kg)
Ragala Venkat Rahul (+96kg)
The following grapplers have made the cut for the Commonwealth Games 2022 after intense selection trials.
Pooja Gehlot (50kg)
Vinesh Phogat (53kg)
Anshu Malik (57kg)
Sakshi Malik (62kg)
Divya Kakran (68kg)
Pooja Sihag (76kg)
Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57kg)
Bajrang Punia (65kg)
Deepak Punia (86kg)
Mohit Grewal (125kg)
The following athletes have achieved the qualification mark for the Commonwealth Games 2022 in various track and field events. The list is tentative. However, the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) will take a call on the athletes for the CWG after a selection meeting.
Men’s Long Jump: J. Jeswin Aldrin, M. Sreeshankar, Muhammed Anees Yahiya
Women’s Long Jump: Ancy Sojan
Men’s Triple Jump: Eldhose Paul, Karthik Unnikrishnan, Abdulla Aboobacker, Praveen Chithravel
Men’s Javelin Throw: Neeraj Chopra, Rohit Yadav
Women’s Hammer Throw: Sarita Romit Singh, Manju Bala Singh
Men’s Steeplechase: Avinash Sable
Women’s 100m: Dhanalakshmi Sekar