Nationwide report holder triple jumper Arpinder Singh and lengthy jumpers Nayana James and Neena Varakil additionally left together with Chopra, the IAAF U20 World Champion.
The Indians will camp and prepare at Tremendous Sports activities Heart in Gold Coast until March 25th earlier than transferring to the Commonwealth Video games Village.
Of the 31-member athletics workforce chosen for CWG, Tejaswin Shankar, Indian report holder in excessive bounce, who’s at present coaching in US will be a part of the Indian workforce later..
Different members of the workforce will depart in numerous teams later this week, in line with an Athletics Federation of India (AFI) launch.
“Tremendous Sports activities Heart in Gold Coast has an IAAF accepted athletics observe. The ability has different required facilities as properly which is able to assist our athletes of their coaching. Reaching Gold Coast prematurely will assist athletes acclimatised with the circumstances and we hope we could have good outcomes through the Video games,” Radhakrishnan Nair, deputy chief coach of India mentioned.
In the meantime, a 13-member athletics workforce departed for the Asian Cross Nation Championships, scheduled to be held at Guiyang, China on March 15.
Senior Males: Shankar Man Thapa, Pradeep Singh Chaudhary, Arjun Kumar, Ratti Ram Saini;
Junior Males: Bahadur Patel, Shyam;
Senior Ladies: Sanjivani Baburao Jadhav, Lalita Babar, Swati Haridas Gadhave, Juma Khatun;
Junior Ladies: Poonam Dinkar and Prabhjot Kaur.