Renjith, Mayookha to undergo retrial for Asian Games berth

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Wednesday announced a 56-member contingent, including 30 women, for the upcoming Asian Games, but asked triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary, jumper Mayookha Johny, shot putter Om Prakash Singh Karhana and all the three relay teams to undergo retrial on September 15 at the National Institute of Sports (NIS), Patiala.

They will only be selected for the Games, to be held in the South Korean city of Incheon, Sep 19-Oct 4, if they achieve a medal-winning-level performance in the trial. 

The Indian squad: Men: 400M: Kunhu Mohammed, Arokia Rajiv; 800M: Sajeesh Joseph; 5000M: Kheta Ram, Suresh Kumar Patel; 10 000M: Rahul Kumar Pal. 3000M steeplechase: Naveen Kumar; 110M hurdles: Siddanth Thingalaya; 400M hurdles: Jithin Paul, Joseph Abraham; High jump: Nikhil Chittarasu; Triple jump: Arpinder Singh, Renjith Maheswary; Shot put: Inderjit Singh, Omprakash; Discus throw: Vikas Gowda; Hammer throw: Chandrodaya Narayan Singh; Javelin throw: Rajinder Singh; 20 km walk: Irfan KT, GanapathyK; 50 km walk: Sandeep Kumar, Basant Bahadur Rana; 4x400M relay: Kunhu Muhammed, Arokia Rajiv, Jibin Sebastian, Arun K.J, Jithu Baby, Sandeep

Women: 100M: Sharadha Narayanan; 200M: Asha Roy, Srabani Nanda; 400M: MR Poovamma; 800M: Tintu Luka, Sushma Devi; 1500M: OP Jaisha, Sini A Markose; 5000M: OP Jaisha, Preeja Sreedharan; 10 000M: Preeja Sreedharan; 3000M steeplechase: Lalita Babbar, Sudha Singh; 400M hurdles: Ashwini Akkunji; High jump: Sahana Kumari; Long jump: Prajusha MA, Mayookha Johny; Triple jump: Prajusha MA, Mayookha Johny; Discus throw: Seema Punia, Krishna Poonia; Hammer throw: Manju Bala; Javelin throw: Annu Rani; Heptathlon: Sushmita Singha Roy, Swapana Barman; 20 km walk: Khushbir Kaur; 4x100M relay: Sarbani Nanda, Asha Roy, Merlin K. Joseph, Sini. S, Shantini V, HM Jyothi; 4x400M relay: MR Poovamma, Priyanka Panwar, Debashree Majumdar, Mandeep Kaur, Ashwini Akkunji, Arya C. 

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