World Champion Neeraj Chopra will lead a 66-member Athletics Squad on the upcoming Asian Video games. The Video games will get underway in Hangzhou, China from twenty third September. India can have the most important contingent within the Monitor and Discipline Occasions.
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Aside from Neeraj Chopra, the squad additionally has massive names like Lengthy Jumper Murali Sreeshankar, Commonwealth Video games silver medallist Avinash Sable. The Males’s 4x400m workforce comprising Muhammad Anas Yahiya, Muhammad Ajmal, Rajesh Ramesh and Amoj Jacob can even be in motion within the occasion.
Neeraj Chopra eyes successive gold
Having received the gold medal within the earlier version of the Asian Video games, Neeraj Chopra is seeking to defend his title. The 25-year outdated is dominating the Javelin Throw circuit on the planet this season. He’s topping the Diamond League standings and likewise created historical past by turning into the first-ever Indian to within the gold medal within the World Championships a lot just lately.
He’ll look to hold ahead his type in China. Nevertheless he might be coming into the occasion after that includes within the Diamond League last, that’s scheduled every week earlier. Health stays a priority for the 25-year outdated with back-to-back tournaments. Within the Javelin Throw, Kishore Jena will accomplice Neeraj.
Murali Sreeshankar and Avinash Sable in the meantime have determined to decide out of the Diamond League last to deal with the Asian Video games. Each the gamers have received the silver medal on the Commonwealth Video games final yr of their respective fields. They’re the front-runners for a podium end on this yr’s version of the Asian Video games.
Efficiency in 2018 Asian Video games
India received 20 medals in Athletics within the earlier version of the Asian Video games. It consists of 8 Gold, 9 SIlver and three bronze medals. The 66-member Indian contingent will look to enhance the tally within the upcoming version. Aside from Neeraj Chopra, Tejindersingh Pal Toor and Swapna Burman are additionally seeking to defend their gold medal.
Asian Video games Athletics Squad
Javelin Throw – Neeraj Chopra, Kishore Jena
Lengthy Soar – Murali Sreeshankar, Jeswin Aldrin
Triple Soar – Praveen Chitravel, Abdulla Aboobacker
Excessive Soar – Sarvesh Anil Kushare, Jesse Sadhesh
Shot Put – Tajinderpal Singh Toor, Sahib Singh
Marathon – Man SIngh, Belliappa Bopaiah
35km Racewalk – Ram Baboo
20km Racewalk – Sandeep Kumar, Akshdeep Singh
10,000m – Karthik Kumar, Gulveer Singh
5000m – Gulveer Singh, Avinash Sable
3000m Steeplechase – Avinash Sable
1500m – Ajay Kumar Saroj, Jinson Johnson
800m – Krishan Kumar, Mohammed Afsal Pulikkalakath
400m – Muhammad Ajmal
200m – Amlan Borgohain
Males’s 4x400m Relay – Muhammad Anas Yahiya, Muhammad Ajmal, Arokia Rajiv, Amoj Jacob Rajesh Ramesh, Arul Ramalingam, Mijo Chacko Kurian
400m Hurdles – Yashas Palaksha, Santhosh Kumar
Decathlon – Tejaswin Shankar
Javelin Throw – Annu Rani
Lengthy Soar – Shaili SIngh, Ancy Sojan
Triple Soar – Sheena Nellickal Varkey
Excessive Soar – Rubina Yadav, Pooja
Pole Vault – Pavithra Vengatesh
Shot Put – Kiran Baliyan, Manpreet Kaur
Hammer Throw – Tanya Chaudhary, Rachna Kumari
Focus on Throw – Seema Punia
20km Racewalk – Priyanka
5000m – Ankita, Parul Chaudhary
3000m Steeplechase – Parul Chaudhary
1500m – Harmilan Bains, Deeksha
800m – Harmilan Bains, Chanda
400m – Himanshi Malok, Aishwarya Kailash Mishra
200m – Jyothi Yarraji
400m Hurdles – Vithya Ramraj, Sinchal Kaveramma Ravi
100m Hurdles – Jyothi Yarraji, Nithya Ramraj
Heptathlon – Swapna Barman, Nandhini Agasara
Girls’s 4x400m Relay – Soniya Baishya, Florence Barla, Subha Venkatesan, Aishwarya Kailash Mishra, Himanshi Malik, Jisna Mathew
4x400m Combined Relay – Soniya Baishya, Jisna Mathew, Aishwarya Kailash Mishra, Nihal Joel William, Rahul Child, Muhammad Anas Yahiya