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Indian team for Asian Grand Prix 2017

20-Apr-2017 19:37

Indian team for Asian Grand Prix 2017

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20 April 2017,AFI Media,New Delhi.

The 16-member Indian Athletics team will depart for China on Saturday, 22 April 2017 to participate in the three-leg Asian Grand Prix 2017.

The first two legs of the AGP 2017 will be held in the Chinese cities of Jiaxing and Jinhua on April 24 and April 27, respectively, while the third and final leg will be held at Chinese Taipei on April 30, 2017.

Men’s 400m national record holder Mohammed Anas and Poovamma Raju, 2014 Incheon Asian Games women’s 400m bronze medallist, will join rest of the team for the last-leg of the competition in Chinese Taipei at a later stage. Both Anas and Poovamma have not got visas for China.

Meanwhile, 17-year old high jumper Tejaswin Shankar, has sustained a back injury last week and is dropped from the China-bound Indian team

Team for first leg in Jiaxing (24 April 2017) & second leg in Jinhua (27 April 2017)

Men

Name DOB Event
1. VidyasagarSiddarajanayaka 10-06-1992 100m
2. Jinson Johnson 17-09-1994 400m
3. Rakesh Babu 20-03-1990 Triple Jump
4. Om Prakash Singh 11-01-1987 Shot Put
5. Neeraj Chopra 24-12-1997 Javelin Throw
6. Ravinder Singh 19-03-1986 Javelin Throw

Women

Name DOB Event
1.Dutte Chand 03-02-1996 100m
2.Reena George 15-10-1993 100m
3.Tintu Luka 26-04-1989 800m
4.NeenaVarakil 02-05-1990 Long Jump
5.Jinu Maria 15-02-1993 High Jump
6.Manpreet Kaur 06-07-1990 Shot Put

 

Team for third and final leg at Chinese Taipei (30 April 2017)

Men

Name DOB Event
1. VidyasagarSiddarajanayaka 10-06-1992 100m
2. Jinson Johnson 15-03-1991 400m
3 .Mohammed Anas 17-09-1994 400m
4. Rakesh Babu 20-03-1990 Triple Jump
5. Om Prakash Singh 11-01-1987 Shot Put
6. Neeraj Chopra 24-12-1997 Javelin Throw
7. Ravinder Singh 19-03-1986 Javelin Throw

Women

Name DOB Event
1.Dutte Chand 03-02-1996 100m
2.Reena George 15-10-1993 100m
3.Poovamma Raju 05-06-1990 400m
4.Tintu Luka 26-04-1989 800m
5.NeenaVarakil 02-05-1990 Long Jump
6..Jinu Maria 15-02-1993 High Jump
7.Manpreet Kaur 06-07-1990 Shot Put

 

Coaches-

1. Garry James Calvert
2. Bibu Mathew
3. P T Usha
4. Radha Krishnan Nair

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