Commonwealth Games 2022: 215 Indian players to participate in the games, list of players and their games

Publish Date: 22 Jul, 2022
Commonwealth Games 2022: 215 Indian players to participate in the games, list of players and their games

Commonwealth Games 2022 is to start from 28 July. This time the Commonwealth Games are being organised in the City of Birmingham, England. These games will be held till August 8.

A total of 215 players are going to participate from India's side in the Commonwealth Games 2022. There are names like Neeraj Chopra, Mirabai Chanu, Lovlina Borgohain, PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia, Nikhat Zareen in this team.

Sports played by Indian players in commonwealth games 2022

Athletics, Wrestling, boxing, hockey, badminton, weightlifting, women's cricket, table tennis are such games in which India will participate. The Athletics Federation of India recently announced the 37-member Indian team going to participate in the Commonwealth Games. The team will be led by Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra.

Let’s take a look at some of the Indian players and the sports they will be playing. 

Badminton

  • PV Sindhu (women's)

  • Aakarshi Kashyap (women's)

  • Treesa Jolly (women's)

  • Gayatri Gopichand (women's)

  • Ashwini Ponappa (women's)

  • Lakshya Sen (men's)

  • Kidambi Srikanth (men's)

  • Satwiksairaj Rankireddy (men's)

  • Chirag Shetty (men's)

  • B Sumeeth Reddy (men's)

Athletics

  • Avinash Sable - men's 3000m steeplechase

  • Nitender Rawat - men's marathon

  • M Sree Shankar - men's long Jump

  • Muhammed Anees Yahiya - men's long Jump

  • Abdulla Aboobacker - men's triple jump

  • Praveen Chithravel - men's triple jump

  • Eldhose Paul - men's triple jump

  • Neeraj Chopra - men's javelin throw

  • DP Manu - men's javelin throw

  • Rohit Yadav - men's javelin throw

  • Sandeep Kumar - men's 10km race walk

  • Amit Khatri - men's 10km race walk

  • Amoj Jacob - men's 4x400m relay

  • Noah Nirmal Tom - men's 4x400m relay

  • Arokia Rajiv - men's 4x400m relay

  • Muhammed Ajmal - men's 4x400m relay

  • Naganathan Pandi - men's 4x400m relay

  • Rajesh Ramesh - men's 4x400m relay

  • Dhanalakshmi Sekar - women's 100m and 4x100m relay

  • Jyothi Yarraji - women's 100m hurdles

  • Aishwarya B - women's long jump and triple jump

  • Ancy Sojan - women's long jump

  • Manpreet Kaur - women's shot put

  • Navjeet Kaur Dhilllon - women's discus throw

  • Seema Punia - women's discus throw

  • Annu Rani - women's javelin throw

  • Shilpa Rani - women's javelin throw

  • Manju Bala Singh - women's hammer throw

  • Sarita Romit Singh - women's hammer throw

  • Bhawna Jat - women's 10km race walk

  • Priyanka Goswami - women's 10km race walk

  • Hima Das - women's 4x100m relay

  • Dutee Chand - women's 4x100m relay

  • Srabani Nanda - women's 4x100m relay

  • MV Jilna - women's 4x100m relay

  • NS Simi - women's 4x100m relay

Weightlifting 

  • Mirabai Chanu - Women's 49kg

  • Bindyarani Devi - Women's 55kg

  • Poppy Hazarika - Women's 59kg

  • Usha Kumara - Women's 87kg

  • Poornima Pandey - Female + 87 kg

  • Sanket Mahadev - Men's 55kg

  • Chanambam Rishikant Singh - Men's 55kg

  • Jeremy Lalrinnunga - Men's 67kg

  • Achinta Shuli - Men's 73kg

  • Ajay Singh - Men's 81kg

  • Vikas Thakur - Men's 96kg

  • Ragla Venkat Rahul - Men's 96kg

Wrestling

  • Pooja Gehlot - Women's 50kg

  • Vinesh Phogat - Women's 53kg

  • Anshu Malik - Women's 57kg

  • Sakshi Malik - Women's 62kg

  • Divya Kakran - Women's 68kg

  • Pooja Sihag - Women's 76kg

  • Ravi Kumar Dahiya - Men's 57kg

  • Bajrang Punia - Men's 65kg

  • Naveen - Men's 74kg

  • Deepak Punia - Men's 86kg

  • Deepak - Men's 97kg

  • Mohit Grewal (125kg)

Boxing

  • Amit Panghal - men's 51kg

  • Mohammad Hussamuddin - men's 57kg

  • Shiva Thapa - men's 63.5kg

  • Rohit Tokas - men's 67kg

  • Sumit Kundu - men's 75kg

  • Ashish Kumar Chaudhary - men's 80kg

  • Sanjeet Kumar - men's 92kg

  • Sagar - men's 92+kg

  • Nitu Ganghas - women's 48kg

  • Nikhat Zareen - women's 50kg

  • Jasmine Lamboria - women's 60kg

  • Lovlina Borgohain - women's 70kg

There are many other players and teams that will be representing India in these games. If we talk about India's performance, last time in 2018 India had secured the third position by winning 66 medals. India first participated in the 1934 Games and since then India has won a total of 503 medals.

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