20 April 2017,AFI Media,New Delhi.
The 16-member Indian Athletics team will depart for China on Saturday, 22 April 2017 to participate in the three-leg Asian Grand Prix 2017.
The first two legs of the AGP 2017 will be held in the Chinese cities of Jiaxing and Jinhua on April 24 and April 27, respectively, while the third and final leg will be held at Chinese Taipei on April 30, 2017.
Men’s 400m national record holder Mohammed Anas and Poovamma Raju, 2014 Incheon Asian Games women’s 400m bronze medallist, will join rest of the team for the last-leg of the competition in Chinese Taipei at a later stage. Both Anas and Poovamma have not got visas for China.
Meanwhile, 17-year old high jumper Tejaswin Shankar, has sustained a back injury last week and is dropped from the China-bound Indian team
Team for first leg in Jiaxing (24 April 2017) & second leg in Jinhua (27 April 2017)
|2. Jinson Johnson||17-09-1994||400m|
|3. Rakesh Babu||20-03-1990||Triple Jump|
|4. Om Prakash Singh||11-01-1987||Shot Put|
|5. Neeraj Chopra||24-12-1997||Javelin Throw|
|6. Ravinder Singh||19-03-1986||Javelin Throw|
|5.Jinu Maria||15-02-1993||High Jump|
|6.Manpreet Kaur||06-07-1990||Shot Put|
Team for third and final leg at Chinese Taipei (30 April 2017)
|2. Jinson Johnson||15-03-1991||400m|
|3 .Mohammed Anas||17-09-1994||400m|
|4. Rakesh Babu||20-03-1990||Triple Jump|
|5. Om Prakash Singh||11-01-1987||Shot Put|
|6. Neeraj Chopra||24-12-1997||Javelin Throw|
|7. Ravinder Singh||19-03-1986||Javelin Throw|
|6..Jinu Maria||15-02-1993||High Jump|
|7.Manpreet Kaur||06-07-1990||Shot Put|
1. Garry James Calvert
2. Bibu Mathew
3. P T Usha
4. Radha Krishnan Nair