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CWG 2022 India Squad

CWG 2022 India Squad – Indian Team LIST CWG 2022: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has announced a 322-member Indian squad. This includes 215 athletes and 107 officials and support staff, for the Commonwealth (CWG) Games 2022 scheduled in Birmingham from July 28, 2022. The squad will look to improve upon its Gold Coast 2018 CWG performance, where it finished third behind traditional powerhouses Australia and England.

The CWG village will officially open its doors to contingents on July 23, 2022. The Commonwealth Games 2022 will be India’s 18th appearance in the show-piece event. The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total Events
Athletics 21 18 39 19
Badminton 5 5 10 6
Boxing 8 4 12 12
Cricket 15 15 1
Hockey 18 18 36 2
Swimming 4 0 4 9
Table Tennis 4 5 9 7
Triathlon 0 2 2 2
Weightlifting 8 7 15 15
Wrestling 6 6 12 12
Total 74 80 154 85

Indian BADMINTON CWG 2022: The Indian badminton players were selected after a round of selection trials in New Delhi last month. Former Commonwealth Champions P.Kashyap, Saina Nehwal both miss out of the list.

Men: Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, Chirag Shetty-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, B Sumeeth Reddy

Women: PV Sindhu, Ashwini Ponnappa, Aakarshi Kashyap, Treesa Jolly, Gayatri Gopichand

 

 

Indian BOXING CWG 2022: The boxing trials were held by the Boxing Federation of India in Patiala earlier this year.

Men: Shiva Thapa (63.5kg), Mohammad Hussamuddin (57 kg), Amit Panghal (51kg), Rohit Tokas (67 kg), Sumit Kundu (75 kg), Ashish Chaudhary (80 kg), Sanjeet Kumar (92 kg), Sagar (+92 kg) The women’s boxing trials for the Commonwealth Games were held in New Delhi. The most well know name of Indian boxing MC Mary Kom had to withdraw from the trials due to a knee injury. But the current and new boxing queen of India World Champion Nikhat Zareen has made it the SQUAD with all the ease. The following female boxers qualified for the CWG 2022.

Women: Nitu (48kg), Nikhat Zareen (50kg), Jaismine (60kg), Lovlina Borgohain (70kg)

 

Indian Women Cricket Squad CWG 2022: For the 1st Time, Women Cricket will be part of the Commonwealth Games. In 1998 one and only time Cricket was included in CWG. Indian Men’s Team played the tournament. This will be the 1st time Women Cricket is included for the games. Indian Women team will play against Australia, Pakistan and Barbados in the league phase before moving on to the knock-outs.

India Women’s squad for CWG 2022 Cricket Team India squad: Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Smriti Mandhana (VC), Shafali Verma, Sabbineni Meghana, Taniyaa Sapna Bhatia (Wk), Yastika Bhatia (Wk), Deepti Sharma, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Pooja Vastrakar, Meghna Singh, Renuka Thakur, Jemimah Rodrigues, Radha Yadav, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana.

Standby: Simran Dil Bahadur, Richa Ghosh, Poonam Yadav.

India fixtures – Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
Sr. No. Date Opponent Venue
1 29th July Australia Edgbaston
2 31st July Pakistan Edgbaston
3 3rd August Barbados Edgbaston
 

Indian WRESTLING CWG 2022: The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) conducted trials in Lucknow, Sonepat and Delhi to select the Indian squad for Commonwealth Games 2022. 6 Wrestlers each in both Men & Women Categories have made the CUT. It is worth noting that Greeco-Roman form of Wrestling will not be played at CWG 2022.

Women: Pooja Gehlot (50kg), Vinesh Phogat (53kg), Anshu Malik (57kg), Sakshi Malik (62kg), Divya Kakran (68kg), Pooja Sihag (76kg) Men: Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57kg), Bajrang Punia (65kg), Naveen (74kg), Deepak Punia (86kg), Deepak (97kg), Mohit Grewal (125kg)

Indian Hockey Squad CWG 2022: The Indian men’s and women’s teams have qualified for the Commonwealth Games 2022 by virtue of their FIH rankings. Initially, Hockey India wanted to send their reserve teams for the Commonwealth Games 2022 as there was little turn-around time between the CWG 2022 and the Asian Games. But now the FULL-FLEDGE Squads will participate in CWG 2022.  

Indian Men’s Hockey Team for CWG 2022: Goalkeepers: PR Sreejesh, Krishan Bahadur Pathak.Defenders: Varun Kumar, Surender Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh, Amit Rohidas, Jugraj Singh, Jarmanpreet Singh. Midfielders: Manpreet Singh (c), Hardik Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Shamsher Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Nilakanta Sharma. Forwards: Mandeep Singh, Gurjant Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Abhishek.

Indian Women’s Hockey Team for CWG 2022: Savita (C), Rajani Etimarpu, Deep Grace Ekka (VC), Gurjit Kaur, Nikki Pradhan, Udita, Nisha, Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, Monika, Neha, Jyoti, Navjot Kaur, Salima Tete, Vandana Katariya, Lalremsiami, Navneet Kaur, Sharmila Devi, Sangita Kumari.

Indian TABLE TENNIS CWG 2022: The Indian table tennis team for the CWG 2022 was chosen after a week-long camp at the Dravid-Padukone Academy in Bengaluru. The Committee of Administrators (CoA) running the affairs of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has chosen an eight-member Indian team and two reserve players for the CWG 2022.

Men:Achanta Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, Harmeet Desai, Sanil Shetty

Women: Manika Batra, Reeth Rishya, Sreeja Akula, Diya Chitale Manush Shah (men’s) and Swastika Ghosh (women’s) have been named as replacement players.

Indian SWIMMING Squad CWG 2022 The following swimmers will represent India at the CWG 2022. Olympians Srihari Nataraj and Sajan Prakash are the experienced swimmers in the Indian contingent. Sajan Prakash (200m, 100m, 50m, butterfly) Srihari Nataraj (50m, 100m, 200m backstroke) Kushagara Rawat (1500m, 200m, 400m freestyle) Advait Page (1500m freestyle)

Indian ATHLETICS Squad CWG 2022: The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) selected a 37-member Indian track and field squad for the Commonwealth Games.

Men: Avinash Sable (3000m steeplechase), Murali Sreeshankar, Muhammed Anees (long jump), Praveen Chitravel, Abdulla Aboobacker. Eldhose Paul (all triple jump), Tajinderpal Singh Toor (shotput)*, Neeraj Chopra, DP Manu, Rohit Yadav (all javelin). Sandeep Kumar, Amit Kharti (race walking), Amoj Jacob, Noah Nirmal Tom, Arokia Rajiv, Muhammed Ajmal, Naganathan Pandi, Rajesh Ramesh (4x400m relay) *Tajinderpal Singh Toor and Seema Punia will have to prove their fitness.

Women: S Dhalalakshmi (100m and 4x100m relay), Jyothi Yarraji (100m hurdles), Aishwarya B (long jump and triple jump), Ancy Sojan (long jump), Manpreet Kaur (shotput), Navjeet Kaur Dhillon, Seema Punia (discus)*, Annu Rani, Shilpa Rani (javelin), Manju Bala and Sarita Singh (hammer throw), Bhawana Jat, Priyanka Goswami (race walking), Hima Das, Dutee Chand, Srabani Nanda, MV Jilna, NS Simi (4x100m relay)

MARATHON: The following athletes have qualified for the Games. Nitendra Singh Rawat, Anish Thapa Magar, Anil Kumar Singh, Ashish Kumar, AB Belliappa, Kalidas Laxman Hirave   Indian WEIGHTLIFTING Squad CWG 2022 The 12-member weightlifting contingent will be one to look out for at the Games. The contingent includes Tokyo Olympic Silver Medallist Mirabai Chanu (49kg).

Men: Sanket Mahadev (55kg), Chanambam Rishikanta Singh (55kg), Jeremy Lalrinnunga (67kg), Achinta Sheuli(73kg), Ajay Singh (81kg), Vikas Thakur (96kg), Ragala Venkat Rahul (+96kg)

Women: Mirabai Chanu (49kg), Bindyarani Devi (55kg), Popy Hazarika (59kg), Usha Kumara (87kg), Purnima Pandey (+87kg)  

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