India announce athletics squad for South Asian meet

March 1st, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by admin  


New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The selection committee of Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Saturday announced the team for the two-day South Asian Athletics Championships scheduled to be held in Kochi from March 7. The participating countries besides India are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

The squad:

Men
100m: B.G.Nagraj, Jamalludin, Ritesh Anand, Ajay Kumar Naik, Vilas Nelgund
200m: P. Muthu Samy, Ritesh Anand
4×400m: Virender Kumar Pankaj, P. Shankar, V.B. Bineesh, Vinay Chauhary, Sunil Kumar, Amreek Rana
800m: Rameshan Rajeev, Sajeesh Joseph, Ghamanda Ram
1500m: Ravinder, C. Hamza, Pritam Bind
5000m: Surender Singh, Sandeep Batham, Santosh Patel
10000m: Surender Singh, Santosh Patel, Soji Mathew
110m Hurldes: Krishna Mohan, P. Muthu Samy
400m Hurdles: Kuldev Singh, P.Shanker
High Jump: Hari Shanker Roy, Beatic Starley, L. Yogaraj, Elangumaran
Triple Jump: Amar Jeet Singh, B. Mathew, Malkiat Singh
Pole Vault: Gajanan Upadhhay, Bimin K.P
Long Jump: Maha Singh, Pushpender Singh, Amrit Pal Singh
Discus Throw: Simranjit Singh, Sukhbir Singh, Rambir Singh
Hammer Throw: Shanawaj Khan, Madhu Kumar, Jitender Singh
Javelin Throw: Kashi Nath Naik, Purandar P.J, Sandeep Yadav
Shot Put: Om Prakash, P.B. Giri, Satyender Kumar Singh

Women

100m & 4X100m Relay: H.M. Jyothi, Mandeep Kaur, K. Sowjanya, Priya P.K, G.D.Goramma, Namita Samal
200m: K. Sowjanya, H.M. Jyothi, Poovamma
400m & 4X400m Relay: Chitra K. Somaon, Mandeep Kaur, S. Geetha, Manjeet Kaur, K. Mirdula, Sini Jose
800m: Sinimole Paulose, Sushma, Bindhu S.R.
1500m: Sinimole Paulose, Bindhu S.R, Priyanka Singh Patel
5000m: Kavita Raut, Preeja Sreedharan, Preeti L. Rao
100m Hurdles: Anuradha Biswal, Poonam Bojanna, Shreema Priyadarshini
400m Hurdles: V. Leelavathy, Harpreet Kaur, Shiji John C
High Jump: Sahana Kumari, Siji N.K., Sushmita Singha Roy
Long Jump: Anju Bobby George, Mayookha Johny, J.J. Shobha, Prajusha M.A.
Discus Throw: Seema Antil, Harwant Kaur, Saroj Sihag
Javelin Throw: Suman Devi, Gurpreet Kaur
Shot put: Seema Antil, Saroj Sihag

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