CWG 2022: List of Indian athletes competing at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

Athletes from India will compete in a variety of competitions across 15 different sports at the 2022 Birmingham Games, which get started on July 28.

Beginning on July 28, Birmingham will host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, and India will send a team of 206 athletes. The athletes will participate in competitions in 15 different sports.

Here is a breakdown of the Indian delegation’s participation in the quadrennial competition per sport.

Athletics

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The 34-person Indian team for the Commonwealth Games has been announced. Following his silver medal at the World Championships, Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra will serve as the team’s captain. Tejaswin Shanker has finally received approval to compete in the annual event following much difficulty. The whole athletics team is listed below:

  1. Avinash Sable (men’s 3000m steeplechase)
  2. Nitender Rawat (men’s marathon)
  3. M Sreeshankar (men’s long Jump)
  4. Muhammed Anees (Yahiya – men’s long Jump)
  5. Abdulla Aboobacker (men’s triple jump)
  6. Praveen Chithravel (men’s triple jump)
  7. Eldhose Paul (men’s triple jump)
  8. Neeraj Chopra (men’s javelin throw)
  9. DP Manu (men’s javelin throw)
  10. Rohit Yadav (men’s javelin throw)
  11. Sandeep Kumar (men’s 10km race walk)
  12. Amit Khatri (men’s 10km race walk)
  13. Tejaswin Shankar (men’s high jump)
  14. Amoj Jacob (men’s 4x400m relay)
  15. Noah Nirmal Tom (men’s 4x400m relay)
  16. Muhammed Ajmal (men’s 4x400m relay)
  17. Naganathan Pandi (men’s 4x400m relay)
  18. Rajesh Ramesh (men’s 4x400m relay)
  19. Jyothi Yarraji (women’s 100m hurdles)
  20. Ancy Sojan (women’s long jump)
  21. Manpreet Kaur (women’s shot put)
  22. Navjeet Kaur Dhilllon (women’s discus throw)
  23. Seema Punia (women’s discus throw)
  24. Annu Rani (women’s javelin throw)
  25. Shilpa Rani (women’s javelin throw)
  26. Manju Bala Singh (women’s hammer throw)
  27. Sarita Romit Singh (women’s hammer throw)
  28. Bhawna Jat (women’s 10km race walk)
  29. Priyanka Goswami (women’s 10km race walk)
  30. Hima Das (women’s 4x100m relay)
  31. Dutee Chand (women’s 4x100m relay)
  32. Srabani Nanda (women’s 4x100m relay)
  33. MV Jilna (women’s 4x100m relay)
  34. NS Simi (women’s 4x100m relay)

Badminton

India will focus on Badminton to win medals. P.V. Sindhu, who has won two Olympic medals, will aim to outperform her silver medal from the 2018 Commonwealth Games, and the male shuttlers will attempt to build on their Thomas Cup victory momentum. Here is the complete badminton lineup:

  1. PV Sindhu (women’s singles, mixed team)
  2. Aakarshi Kashyap (women’s singles, mixed team)
  3. Treesa Jolly (women’s doubles, mixed team)
  4. Gayatri Gopichand (women’s doubles, mixed team)
  5. Ashwini Ponappa (mixed doubles, mixed team)
  6. Lakshya Sen (men’s singles, mixed team)
  7. Kidambi Srikanth (men’s singles, mixed team)
  8. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy (men’s doubles, mixed team)
  9. Chirag Shetty (men’s doubles, mixed team)
  10. B Sumeeth Reddy (mixed doubles)

Boxing

Some well-known athletes are on the boxing team, including Amit Panghal and Shiva Thapa, a five-time Asian medalist. Olympic medalist Lovlina Borgohain as well as world champion Nikhat Zareen is really the title contenders in the women’s competitions.

  1. Amit Panghal (men’s 51kg)
  2. Mohammad Hussamuddin (men’s 57kg)
  3. Shiva Thapa (men’s 63.5kg)
  4. Rohit Tokas (men’s 67kg)
  5. Sumit Kundu (men’s 75kg)
  6. Ashish Kumar Chaudhary (men’s 80kg)
  7. Sanjeet Kumar (men’s 92kg)
  8. Sagar (men’s 92+kg)
  9. Nitu Ganghas (women’s 48kg)
  10. Nikhat Zareen (women’s 50kg)
  11. Jaismine Lamboria (women’s 60kg)
  12. Lovlina Borgohain (women’s 70kg)

Cricket

For the first time since 1998, Cricket enters the quadrennial contest. A T20 tournament including 10 nations will be represented by women’s teams. In their group matches, India’s 16-person strong squad—led by Harmanpreet Kaur—will compete against teams like Australia and Pakistan.

Squad: Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Smriti Mandhana (vc), Deepti Sharma, Shafali Verma,  Sabbhineni Meghana, Rajeshari Gayakwad, Taniyaa Bhatia (wk), Yastika Bhatia (wk), Renuka Thakur, Jemimah Rodrigues,  Pooja Vastrakar, Meghna Singh, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana and Radha Yadav

Standby players: Simran Bahadur, Richa Ghosh, and Poonam Yadav

Cycling

  1. Y Rojit Singh (men’s team sprint)
  2. L Ronaldo Singh (men’s sprint, team sprint, time trail men’s 1000m, men’s keirin)
  3. E David Bechkam (men’s team sprint, time trail 1000m)
  4. Esow Alben (men’s sprint, team sprint, men’s keirin)
  5. Vishvajeet Singh (4000m team pursuit, 4000m individual pursuit, 15km scratch race)
  6. Naman Kapil (men’s 4000m team pursuit)
  7. Venkappa Shivappa Kengalugutti (men’s 4000m team pursuit, men’s 40km point race)
  8. Dinesh Kumar (men’s 4000m team pursuit, 4000m individual pursuit)
  9. Annantha Naryanan (men’s 4000m team pursuit)
  10. Triyasha Paul (women’s sprint, women’s team sprint, women’s keirin, 500m time trail)
  11. Meenakshi (women’s 10km scratch race, women’s 3000m individual pursuit)
  12. Shushikala Agashe (women’s team sprint)
  13. Mayuri Dhanraj Lute (women’s sprint, team sprint, women’s keirin, 500m time trail)

Gymnastics

  1. Satyajit Mondal, men’s events (artistic)
  2. Yogeshwar Singh, men’s events (artistic)
  3. Saif Tamboli, men’s events (artistic)
  4. Pranati Nayak, women’s events (artisitic)
  5. Ruthuja Nataraj, women’s events (artistic)
  6. Protishta Samata, women’s events (artistic)
  7. Bavleen Kaur, women’s events (rhythmic)

Hockey

The Indian hockey teams for men and women will want to improve on their impressive showings at the Tokyo Olympics and win medals at the Birmingham Games.

The Indian men’s hockey team is currently searching for their first gold medal, with two silver medals (2010 and 2014) as their best results to date. In contrast, the Indian women’s hockey team had won the CWG hockey gold in 2002.

Indian men’s hockey team:  PR Sreejesh, Krishan B Pathak, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Varun Kumar,  Jarmanpreet Singh,  Surender Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh, Shamsher Singh, Amit Rohidas, Jugraj Singh, Manpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh, Hardik Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Akashdeep Singh and Nilakanta Sharma, Gurjant Singh, Abhishek.

Indian women’s hockey team: Savita, Rajani Etimarpu, Deep Grace Ekka, Neha, Jyoti, Gurjit Kaur, Navneet Kaur, Nikki Pradhan, Lalremsiami, Udita, Nisha, Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, Monika, Navjot Kaur and Salima Tete, Vandana Katariya, Sharmila Dev, Sangita Kumari.

Judo

  1. Vijay Kumar Yadav (men’s 60kg)
  2. Jasleen Singh Saini (men’s 66kg)
  3. Deepak Deswal (men’s 100kg)
  4. L Shushila Devi (women’s 48kg)
  5. Suchika Tariyal (women’s 57kg)
  6. Tulika Maan (women’s +78kg)

Lawn Bowls

  1. Dinesh Kumar (men’s triples, men’s fours)
  2. Chandan Kumar Singh (men’s triples & fours)
  3. Navneet Singh (men’s triples, men’s fours)
  4. Sunil Bahadur (men’s singles, men’s pairs)
  5. Mridul Borgohain (men’s pairs, men’s fours)
  6. Pinki (women’s triples, men’s fours)
  7. Lovely Choubey (women’s pairs, women’s fours)
  8. Tania Choudhury (women’s triples, women’s fours)
  9. Nayanmoni Saikia (women’s singles, women’s pairs)
  10. Rupa Rani Tirkey (women’s triples & women’s fours)

Squash

India won an astounding number of medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Four years later, the team is once again led by the biggest names in Indian squash, and they are hoping to duplicate their victories in Birmingham. The entire squad consists of:

  1. Saurav Ghosal (men’s singles & mixed doubles)
  2. Ramit Tandon (men’s singles, men’s doubles & mixed doubles)
  3. Abhay Singh (men’s singles & men’s doubles)
  4. Joshna Chinappa (women’s singles, women’s doubles & mixed doubles)
  5. Sunayna Kuruvilla (women’s singles)
  6. Anahat Singh (women’s singles)
  7. Dipika Pallikal (women’s doubles & mixed doubles)
  8. Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu (men’s doubles)
  9. Velavan Senthilkumar (men’s doubles)

Swimming

India has recently produced some remarkable young swimmers. Although winning a swimming medal may be difficult, the fourperson team will be aiming to break personal records and national records. The swimming team consists of:

  1. Sajan Prakash (Male’s 50m, 100m & 200m butterfly)
  2. Srihari Nataraj (Male’s 50m, 100m & 200m backstroke)
  3. Kushagra Rawat (Male’s 200m, 400m & 1500m freestyle)
  4. Advait Page (Male’s 1500m freestyle)

Table Tennis

Indian table tennis made history at the 2018 Commonwealth Games by winning eight medals. India will aspire for a comparable, if not better, finish than the 2018 Games under the leadership of the same paddlers, namely Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra, and Sathiyan. Those on the table tennis team are:

  1. Sharath Kamal (Male’s singles, doubles mixed doubles & men’s team)
  2. Sathiyan Gnanasekaran (Male’s singles, men’s doubles, mixed doubles and men’s team)
  3. Sanil Shetty (Male’s singles, men’s doubles, mixed doubles and men’s team)
  4. Harmeet Desai (Male’s doubles and men’s team)
  5. Manika Batra (Female’s singles, women’s doubles, mixed doubles and women’s team)
  6. Diya Chitale (Female’s doubles and women’s team)
  7. Sreeja Akula (Female’s events women’s singles, women’s doubles, mixed doubles and women’s team)
  8. Reeth Rishya (Female’s events women’s singles, women’s doubles, mixed doubles and women’s team)

Triathlon

  1. Sanjana Joshi (Female’s individual sprint distance, mixed team relay)
  2. Pragnya Mohan (Female’s individual sprint distance, mixed team relay)
  3. Adarsh MS (Male’s individual sprint distance, mixed team relay)
  4. Vishwanath Yadav (Male’s individual sprint distance, mixed team relay)

Weightlifting

The 12person weightlifting team representing India at the 2022 Commonwealth Games will be led by Olympic silver medalist Mirabai Chanu. Jeremy Lalrinnunga, Achinta Sheuli, Ajay Singh, and Purnima Pandey are some other top medal contenders.

  1. Mirabai Chanu (women’s 49kg)
  2. Bindyarani Devi (women’s 55kg)
  3. Popy Hazarika (women’s 59kg)
  4. Harjinder Kaur (women’s 71kg)
  5. Punam Yadav (women’s 76kg)
  6. Usha Kumara (women’s 87kg)
  7. Purnima Pandey (women’s +87kg)
  8. Sanket Mahadev (men’s 55kg)
  9. Gururaja (men’s 61kg)
  10. Jeremy Lalrinnunga (men’s 67kg)
  11. Achinta Sheuli (men’s 73kg)
  12. Ajay Singh (men’s 81kg)
  13. Vikas Thakur (men’s 96kg)
  14. Lovepreet Singh (men’s 109kg)
  15. Gurdeep Singh (men’s +109kg)

Wrestling

India has excelled in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games. The sport may once again give India the most medals, with many famous athletes expected to compete in this year’s tournament. The Indian wrestling team consists of:

  1. Pooja Gehlot (women’s 50kg)
  2. Vinesh Phogat (women’s 53kg)
  3. Anshu Malik (women’s 57kg)
  4. Sakshi Malik (women’s 62kg)
  5. Divya Kakran (women’s 68kg)
  6. Pooja Sihag (women’s 76kg)
  7. Ravi Kumar Dahiya (men’s 57kg)
  8. Bajrang Punia (men’s 65kg)
  9. Naveen (men’s 74kg)
  10. Deepak Punia (men’s 86kg)
  11. Mohit Grewal (125kg)

PARASPORT

India will have a 12person team to compete in the Para Commonwealth Games. The Commonwealth Games and the competitions will go on simultaneously.

Here is a list of the athletes competing in each sport at the Para Commonwealth Games.

Athletics

  1. Devender Kumar (F4244/6164 men’s discuss throw)
  2. Aneesh Kumar (men’s discuss throw F4244/6164)
  3. Devendar Gahlot (F4244/6164 men’s discuss throw)
  4. Poonam Sharma (F5557 in the women’s shot put)

Powerlifting

  1. Sahina Khatun (women’s lightweight)

Swimming

  1. Ashish Kumar Singh (Backstroke S9)
  2. Suyash Narayan Jadhav (Freestyle S7)
  3. Niranjan Mukundan (Freestyle S7)

Table Tennis

  1. Raj Aravindan Alagar (Singles Class 35)
  2. Sonalben Patel (Singles Class 35)
  3. Bhavina Patel (Singles Class 35)
  4. Baby Sahana Ravi (Class 610)

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