New Delhi [India]: India’s Olympic medallist wrestlers Ravi Dahiya and Bajrang Punia were among six wrestlers selected for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in the selection trials for the senior freestyle wrestling held here at the IGI Stadium on Tuesday.
Ravi Dahiya (57 kg), Bajrang Punia (65 kg), Naveen (74 kg), Deepak Punia (86 kg), Deepak (97 kg) and Mohit Dahiya (125 kg) were selected during the trials to represent the country at the event.
The Commonwealth Games 2022 will be held in Birmingham, UK from July 28 to August 8.
Talking about Indian women’s squad, wrestlers Pooja Gehlot (50 Kg), Vinesh Phogat (53 Kg), Anshu Malik (57 Kg), Sakshi Malik (62 Kg), Divya Kakran (68 Kg) and Pooja Dhanda (76 Kg) have been selected to represent India at Commonwealth Games 2022.
Take a look at the players who are going to represent India this year in the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Mirabai Chanu – Women’s 49kg
Bindyarani Devi – Women’s 55kg
Poppy Hazarika – Women’s 59kg
Usha Kumara – Women’s 87kg
Poornima Pandey – Female + 87 kg
Sanket Mahadev – Men’s 55kg
Chanambam Rishikant Singh – Men’s 55kg
Jeremy Lalrinnunga – Men’s 67kg
Achinta Shuli – Men’s 73kg
Ajay Singh – Men’s 81kg
Vikas Thakur – Men’s 96kg
Ragala Venkat Rahul – Men’s 96kg
PV Sindhu (Female)
Akash Kashyap (Female)
Treesa Jolly (Female)
Gayatri Gopichand (Female)
Ashwini Ponnappa (Female)
Lakshya Sen (Male)
Kidambi Srikanth (Male)
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy (Male)
Chirag Shetty (Male)
B Sumeeth Reddy (Male)
CWG 2022 will see cricket’s second appearance. The first time was a men’s 50-over tournament in Kuala Lumpur in 1998, but the women’s T20I format will be played for the first time in CWG 2022. The hosts England, Australia, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Barbados and Sri Lanka will be involved in an eight-team match.