NEW DELHI: Star sprinter Hima Das and nationwide document holder Dutee Chand have been on Tuesday named in the Indian ladies’s 4x100m team for the World Athletics Relays, an Olympic qualification occasion, to be held in Poland on May 1 and a couple of.
S Dhanalakshmi, who had overwhelmed Dutee in the ultimate of ladies’s 100m dash in the Federation Cup final month, was additionally named in the team, together with Archana Suseendran, Himashree Roy and AT Daneshwari.
India can even area groups in the lads’s 4x400m and ladies’s 4x400m relays in Chorzow, Silesia, in Poland. The high eight groups from the World Athletics Relays will routinely qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
The Indian combined 4x400m relay team has already certified for the Tokyo Olympics after reaching the ultimate through the 2019 World Championships in Doha.
The AFI named a complete of 20 athletes for the World Relays. It would be the first main worldwide occasion for the Indians sprinters because the Asian Athletics Championships in Doha in April 2019.
“We are excited to get our athletes ready for their first international competition after the Covid-19 induced gap,” AFI President Adille Sumariwalla stated in a launch.
“We were able to organise meets in NIS Patiala in February and March so that our athletes had a feel of competition.”
Sumariwalla stated the AFI was completely happy that its deal with ladies’s 100m sprinters in the nationwide camps has paid off.
“With S Dhanalakshmi emerging on the scene in the Federation Cup last month, she and Dutee Chand are two Indian runners who have run sub-11.50s times this season.
“We imagine the 4x100m ladies’s team with Dhanalakshmi, Dutee, Hima Das and Archana Suseendran can give you an excellent effort,” he stated.
Men’s 4x400m relay: Amoj Jacob, Naganathan Pandi, Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Arokia Rajiv, Sarthak Bhambri, Ayyasamy Dharun and Nirmal Noah Tom.
Women’s 4x400m relay: MR Poovamma, Subha Venkatesh, Kiran, Anjali Devi, R Revathi, VK Vismaya and Jisna Mathew.
Women’s 4x100m relay: S Dhanalakshmi, Dutee Chand, Hima Das, Archana Suseendran, Himashree Roy and AT Daneshwari.