India announces team for Commonwealth Games 2022, Neeraj Chopra also got place

Neeraj Chopra Commonwealth Games 2022: Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra was also nominated by the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Thursday in the Commonwealth Games 2022 to be held in Birmingham from July 28 to August 8 this year. Has been selected in the 37-member team. AFI President Adile Sumariwala expressed confidence that the team will do well.

AFI President said, "Shot putter Tajinderpal Singh Toor will have to do well in Kazakhstan while Amoz Jacob has been picked on the basis of his recovery and fitness level."

Sumariwala also said that Avinash Sable, Neeraj Chopra and Seema Antil Punia, who are training abroad. He has sought exemption from participating in the National Inter-State Athletics Championships in Chennai.


Men: Avinash Sable (3000m steeplechase), Nitender Rawat (marathon), M Sreeshankar and Mohammad Anees Yahia (long jump), Abdullah Abubakar, Praveen Chitravel and Aldhos Paul (triple jump), Tajinderpal Singh Toor (shot put), Neeraj Chopra, DP Manu and Rohit Yadav (javelin throw), Sandeep Kumar and Amit Khatri (race walking), Amoz Jacob, Noah Nirmal Tom, Arokia Rajeev, Mohammad Ajmal, Nagnathan Pandy and Rajesh Ramesh (4x400m relay).

Women: S Dhanalakshmi (100m and 4x100m relay), Jyoti Yaraji (100m hurdles), Aishwarya B (long jump and triple jump) and Ansey Sojan (long jump), Manpreet Kaur (shot put), Navjeet Kaur Dhillon and Seema Antil Punia (discus throw), Annu Rani and Shilpa Rani (javelin throw), Manju Bala Singh and Sarita Romit Singh (hammer throw), Bhavna Jat and Priyanka Goswami (race walking), Hima Das, Dutee Chand, Sarbani Nanda, MV Jilana and NS Simi (4x100m relay).

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