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Neeraj Chopra To Lead 37-Member Athletics Team In CWG 2022

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Commonwealth Games 2022 
Date : 28 July to 8 August, 2022 
Country : England 
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Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has been chosen in the 37-part crew designated by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) for the Commonwealth Games 2022 to be held in Birmingham from July 28 to August 8 this year. AFI President Adille Sumariwalla communicated certainty that the group will get along nicely. The group remembers three male lance hurlers for Neeraj Chopra, DP Manu and Rohit Yadav and three triple jumpers in Abdullah Abubakar, Praveen Chitravel and Eldhose Paul.

Sumariwala said,

“We are mentioning the Indian Olympic Association to expand our share by one and to help with getting certification for several competitors. We have likewise chosen a couple of subjects to demonstrate their wellness and structure before the Games,” Sumariwalla said.

The AFI president said,

“Shot putter Tajinderpal Singh Toor should perform well in Kazakhstan while Amoj Jacob has been chosen in the men’s 4x400m transfer group subject to his recuperation and wellness level.” Sumariwala likewise said that Avinash Sable, Neeraj Chopra and Seema Punia-Antil, who is going through preparing abroad. She has looked for exception from taking part in the National Inter-State Athletics Championships in Chennai.

Seema Punia’s cooperation in the CWG will totally rely upon her exhibition in the USA,” AFI president Adille Sumariwalla said.

“We have permitted her to prepare and contend in the USA thinking of her as previous outcomes in the CWG and Asian Games,” he said of Punia, who skirted the June 10-14 National Inter-State Senior Championships which was the passing occasion for CWG determination.

Men’s Team

Avinash Sable (3000m Steeplechase); Nitender Rawat (Marathon); M Sreeshankar and Muhammed Anees Yahiya (Long Jump); Abdulla Aboobacker, Praveen Chithravel and Eldhose Paul (Triple Jump); Tajinderpal Singh Toor (Shot Put); Neeraj Chopra, DP Manu and Rohit Yadav (Javelin Throw); Sandeep Kumar and Amit Khatri (Race Walking); Amoj Jacob, Noah Nirmal Tom, Arokia Rajiv, Muhammed Ajmal, Naganathan Pandi and Rajesh Ramesh (4x400m Relay).

Women’s Team

S Dhanalakshmi (100m and 4x100m transfer); Jyothi Yarraji (100mHurdles); Aishwarya B (Long Jump and Triple Jump) and Ancy Sojan (Long Jump); Manpreet Kaur (Shot Put); Navjeet Kaur Dhilllon and Seema Antil Punia (Discus Throw); Annu Rani and Shilpa Rani (Javelin Throw); Manju Bala Singh and Sarita Romit Singh (Hammer Throw); Bhawna Jat and Priyanka Goswami (Race Walking); Hima Das, Dutee Chand, Srabani Nanda, MV Jilna and NS Simi (4x100m hand-off).