Commonwealth games: Know all about Commonwealth games 2022 and India’s Participation

Commonwealth Games is a member-based organization that receives no funding from the government and exists to administer, control, and coordinate the participation of sports events and the athletes, along with the officials of the commonwealth games.

The 2022 Commonwealth Games are officially known as XXII Commonwealth Games and are generally known as Birmingham 2022. The commonwealth games are a multisport event that is conducted internationally for the members of the Commonwealth it is going to be held in Birmingham, England from 28 July to 8 August this year. On 21st December 2017, Birmingham was announced as the host making England’s third time hosting the commonwealth games

On Thursday, the Athlete Federation of India, announces the names of 37 member Indian athlete teams which are going to be led by Neeraj Chopra, Olympic Champion Javelin Thrower, for the upcoming commonwealth games 2022. The 37-member Indian athlete team consists of 18 women out of 37. Under this, female athletes like Hima Das and Dutee Chand are also selected for the 4×400m women’s relay team. Avinash Sable is also in the team who broke his own 3000m Steeplechase national record for the eighth time. Jyoti Yarraji, who broke her own 100m hurdles record twice is also likely to be on the team. Other athletes like Aishwarya Babu, broke her record for a triple jump during the National Inter-state Championship in Chennai

Men’s Player List

▪️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 List

▪️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 relay)S ▪️Dhanalakshmi (100m and 4x100m relay)
▪️Jyothi Yarraji (100mHurdles)
▪️Aishwarya B (Long Jump and Triple Jump) ▪️Ancy Sojan (Long Jump)
▪️Manpreet Kaur (Shot Put)▪️Navjeet Kaur Dhillon and Seema Antil Punia (Discus Throw)

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