Neeraj Chopra to Seema Punia: India's TOP medal hopes from athletics at Commonwealth Games 2022, in pics

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Thursday named a 37-member Indian athletics team, to be led by Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, for the upcoming 2022 Commonwealth Games. Out the of the 37 picked by the selection committee of the AFI, 18 are women, with the likes of star sprinters Hima Das and Dutee Chand. In these collection of pictures, we take a look at some of the top medal contenders from athletics at 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Neeraj Chopra

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Neeraj Chopra

Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra will look to defend his 2018 Commonwealth Games title. (Source: Twitter)

Aishwarya Babu

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Aishwarya Babu

Aishwarya Babu, who smashed her own triple jump national record with a stunning 14.14m effort during the recent National Inter-State Championships in Chennai, has also been selected for Commonwealth Games 2022. (Source: Twitter)

Seema Punia

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Seema Punia

Veteran discus thrower Seema Punia has been given a chance to feature in her fifth CWG considering her past performances in the Games. (Source: Twitter)

Dutee Chand

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Dutee Chand

Sprinter Dutee Chand will be part of the 4x100m relay team along with Hima Das. (Source: Twitter)

Avinash Sable

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Avinash Sable

Avinash Sable may take part in both 3000m steeplechase and 5000m event -- in which he also holds the national record -- if the CWG permits. (Source: Twitter)

Tajinderpal Singh Toor

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Tajinderpal Singh Toor

Tajinderpal Singh Toor will lead India's charge in Shot Put event. He will need perform well in Kazakhstan before CWG 2022. (Source: Twitter)

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