Islamabad-bound athletes named
NEW DELHI, PTI:
National record holder Amritpal Singh will spearhead a 64-member Indian athletic contingent at the ninth SAF Games starting in Islamabad on March 29.
The list, released by the Amateur Athletic Federation of India today, has 38 men and 26 women participants who would be accompanied by 12 officials.
Men: 100M: Piyush Kumar, Vilas Nilgund; 200M: Piyush, Vilas; 400M: P Shankar, K Suresh; 800M : Ghamanda Ram, K S Ashok; 1500M: Ghamanda Ram, Sunil Kumar; 5000M: Sunil Kumar, Mukesh Kumar; 110M hurdles: Krishna Mohan, E Muthuswamy; 400M hurdles: Kuldev Singh, B Prasad Reddy; 3000M Steeplechase: Ranjan Kumar Jha, Ram Bahadur; Long jump: Amrit Pal Singh, Maha Singh; Triple jump: Amarjeet Singh, Saintson K C; High jump: Omveer Singh, Balraj Singh; Shot put: Ranvijay Singh, Kulwinder Singh; Discus: Hridyanand Singh, Sukhbir Singh; Hammer: Madhu Kumar, Nirbhay Singh; Javelin: Mukesh Kumar Mehra, Lijesh Kumar, Jagdish Kumar; 4x100M: Piyush Kumar, Vilas Nilgund, Jaychandran H, Sandeep Sarkaria, Nagraj, Arshad Hussain; 4x400M: P Shankar, K Suresh, Anil Kumar Rohil, Sreejith P S, T G Ajesh, Amish Pottan; Marathon: K C Ramu, Shivdan Singh.
Women: 100M: Poonam Tomar, Greeshma K M; 200M: Poonam Tomar, K Rama Devi; 400M: S Geetha, Chitra K Soman; 800M: Madhuri A Singh, Sunita; 1500M: Preeja Sridharan, Hemalata B; 100 hurdles: Soma Biswas, K N Priya; Long jump: Jetty C Joseph, Pooja Ahlawat; High jump: M Sangeetha, Sahana Kumari; Shot put: N. Latha, Chaitali Paul; Discus: Seema Antil, Krishna Poonia; Javelin: Gurmeet Kaur, Suman Devi; 4x100M: Poonam Tomar, Greeshma K M, K N Priya, Rakhi Saha, K Rama Devi, Aruna Kumari; 4x400M: S Geetha, Chitra K Soman, Pinki Parmanik, Sagardeep Kaur; Kalpana Reddy, Soma Biswas.
Officials: J S Saini (chief coach), Parminder Singh, Suresh K Saini, Kamal Ali, Parveer Singh, S S Pannu, Rajinder Singh Jagbir Singh, Vladimir Potrebenko. Doctor: Jawahar Lal Jain, Aliksei Haspadaryk (masseur) and Nasiruddin (masseur).