Athletics Federation of India announces 26-member team to compete in Tokyo Olympics
The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) has announced a 26-member team to compete in the Tokyo Olympics.
The athletics events at the Olympics start on July 31 and it will run through August 9. AFI President Adille J. Sumariwalla said that the federation is looking forward to a good show by the team.
Sumariwalla said it is significant that as many as 12 individual athletes and our 4x400m mixed relay team had attained entry standards, laid down by World Athletics, to secure automatic berths.
Dutee Chand (women’s 100m and 200m), MP Jabir (men’s 400m Hurdles), Gurpreet Singh (men’s 50km race walk) and Annu Rani (women’s Javelin Throw) are assured of entries on the strength of their rankings.