Commonwealth Games 2022: Full List of Indian Athletes Qualified for CWG 2022

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Full List of Indian Athletes Qualified for CWG 2022

Since 2010, India had been participating in the Commonwealth Games and has been consistently represented by over 200 athletes at the Commonwealth games 

Commonwealth Games 2022 will be held in Birmingham, the UK and fans believe Indian contingents will take make an impact at this event and win medals at full capacity.

Commonwealth 2022 games are scheduled from July 28th to August 8th in Birmingham, United Kingdom. Player Qualification and team selection are still pending. 

Meanwhile, Here’s a full list of Indian athletes who have already qualified for the Commonwealth games 2022 till yet.

Athletics

Neeraj chopra gold medal

On Thursday, The Athletic Federation of India announced a 37-member Indian athletics team and Olympic Gold medalist in Tokyo Olympics, Neeraj Chopra will lead the athletics team for the Commonwealth Games.

A total of 37 athletics players were selected to represent India in Commonwealth Games 2022 by the selection committee, Out of 37 players, 19 are men athletes and 18 are women athletes. Veteran players like Hima Das and Dutte Chand will also feature in this year’s Commonwealth Games.

  1. Avinash Sable – men’s 3000m steeplechase
  2. Nitender Rawat – men’s marathon
  3. M Sreeshankar – men’s long Jump
  4. Muhammed Anees Yahiya – men’s long Jump
  5. Abdulla Aboobacker – men’s triple jump
  6. Praveen Chithravel – men’s triple jump
  7. Eldhose Paul – men’s triple jump
  8. Tajinderpal Singh Toor – men’s shot put
  9. Neeraj Chopra – men’s javelin throw
  10. DP Manu – men’s javelin throw
  11. Rohit Yadav – men’s javelin throw
  12. Sandeep Kumar – men’s 10km race walk
  13. Amit Khatri – men’s 10km race walk
  14. Amoj Jacob – men’s 4x400m relay
  15. Noah Nirmal Tom – men’s 4x400m relay
  16. Arokia Rajiv – men’s 4x400m relay
  17. Muhammed Ajmal – men’s 4x400m relay
  18. Naganathan Pandi – men’s 4x400m relay
  19. Rajesh Ramesh – men’s 4x400m relay
  20. Dhanalakshmi Sekar – women’s 100m and 4x100m relay
  21. Jyothi Yarraji – women’s 100m hurdles
  22. Aishwarya B – women’s long jump and triple jump
  23. Ancy Sojan – women’s long jump
  24. Manpreet Kaur – women’s shot put
  25. Navjeet Kaur Dhilllon – women’s discus throw
  26. Seema Punia – women’s discus throw
  27. Annu Rani – women’s javelin throw
  28. Shilpa Rani – women’s javelin throw
  29. Manju Bala Singh – women’s hammer throw
  30. Sarita Romit Singh – women’s hammer throw
  31. Bhawna Jat – women’s 10km race walk
  32. Priyanka Goswami – women’s 10km race walk
  33. Hima Das – women’s 4x100m relay
  34. Dutee Chand – women’s 4x100m relay
  35. Srabani Nanda – women’s 4x100m relay
  36. MV Jilna – women’s 4x100m relay
  37. NS Simi – women’s 4x100m relay

Weightlifting

Last year in Tokyo Olympics, Indian athletes saw the new heights of achievement as we witnessed the likes of Neeraj Chopra, PV Sindhu, and Mirabai Chanu won the medal in their respective sports.

This year in the commonwealth games, silver medalist Mirabai Chanu will be leading the Weightlifting team as India’s 12-member squad of strong weightlifting athletes have already qualified for CWG 2022.

Indian Weightlifters Jeremy Lalrinnunga, Achinta Sheuli, Ajay Singh, and Purnima Pandey secured their place by winning gold medals at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 2021 in December last year.

while the remaining eight Indian athletes booked their spot at the Singapore Weightlifting International 2022.

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All these years, Mirabai Chanu has been competing in the 49kgs weight category but this year at CWG 2022 she will be competing in the 55kgs weight category.

Here’s the list of 12 weightlifters who had qualified for CWG 2022

  1. Mirabai Chanu – women’s 55kg
  2. Bindyarani Devi – women’s 59kg
  3. Popy Hazarika – women’s 64kg
  4. Usha Kumara – women’s 87kg
  5. Purnima Pandey – women’s +87kg
  6. Sanket Mahadev – men’s 55kg
  7. Chanambam Rishikanta Singh – men’s 55kg
  8. Jeremy Lalrinnunga – men’s 67kg
  9. Achinta Sheuli – men’s 73kg
  10. Ajay Singh – men’s 81kg
  11. Vikas Thakur – men’s 96kg
  12. Ragala Venkat Rahul – men’s 96kg

Badminton

Top Indian badminton athletes like PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen, Chirag Shetty, Kidambi Srikanth, and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy were permitted direct entrance to all the competitions regarding their world badminton rankings. 

In the mixed doubles category, Indian shuttlers Sumeet Reddy and Ashwini Ponappa made it to the team for the commonwealth games 2022 after they finish in top place in the mixed doubles category.

  1. PV Sindhu (women’s)
  2. Aakarshi Kashyap (women’s)
  3. Treesa Jolly (women’s)
  4. Gayatri Gopichand (women’s)
  5. Ashwini Ponappa (women’s)
  6. Lakshya Sen (men’s)
  7. Kidambi Srikanth (men’s)
  8. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy (men’s)
  9. Chirag Shetty (men’s)
  10. B Sumeeth Reddy (men’s)

Boxing

World championship medallists Amit Panghal and Shiva Thapa fixed their spots on the Indian boxing team for the upcoming Commonwealth Games 2022 after coming out with winnings in their respective categories.

  • Men’s Boxing

  1. Amit Panghal – men’s 51kg
  2. Mohammad Hussamuddin – men’s 57kg
  3. Shiva Thapa – men’s 63.5kg
  4. Rohit Tokas – men’s 67kg
  5. Sumit Kundu – men’s 75kg
  6. Ashish Chaudhary – men’s 80kg
  7. Sanjeet – men’s 92kg
  8. Sagar – men’s 92+kg

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  • Women’s Boxing

  1. Nitu – women’s 48kg
  2. Nikhat Zareen – women’s 50kg
  3. Jaismine – women’s 60kg
  4. Lovlina Borgohain – women’s 70kg

Cricket

This will be the first appearance of the women’s T20I format that will take place in the Commonwealth games 2022.  In 1998, the first cricket match was ever played in Commonwealth history.

In CWG 2022, a total of 8 teams will be playing. The host England, Australia, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Barbados, and Srilanka. 

Out of 8 total of 5 teams automatically qualified for the Commonwealth Games 2022 with their ICC T20I rankings

  • Indian women’s cricket team

Table Tennis

manika batra cwg 2022

Indian table tennis federation of India announced the Table tennis contingent for the Commonwealth Games 2022, Birmingham 2022. A total of 8 players were selected, four men and four women players.

The likes of experienced players like Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra will be leading the badminton team in the Commonwealth games 2022. Two backup players, Manush Shah and Swastika Ghosh will also travel with the table tennis team.

  1. Sharath Kamal (men’s)
  2. Sathiyan Gnanasekaran (men’s)
  3. Sanil Shetty (men’s)
  4. Harmeet Desai (men’s)
  5. Manika Batra (women’s)
  6. Diya Chitale (women’s)
  7. Sreeja Akula (women’s)
  8. Reeth Rishya (women’s)

Hockey

Both the Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams have already made the cut for the Commonwealth Games 2022 based on their FIH rankings. The men’s and women’s hockey competitions will be 10-team affairs.

Based on Federation India Hockey ranking India Hockey team has already qualified for the Commonwealth Games 2022, Both Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams made the qualification successfully.

In the 2002 commonwealth games, India Hockey women’s team won the Commonwealth Games hockey gold and will be looking for the same after 20 years.

Although, India’s men’s hockey team is still in search of their first gold medal in CWG. Winning two silver medals in 2010 and 2014 has been the best result till now for India’s men’s hockey team.

Veteran player, Manpreet Singh is back in the Indian men’s hockey team as he will lead the Men’s Indian Hockey team in Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham starting from 29th July 2022.

India men’s hockey team will start their campaign on 31st July 2022 against Ghana. India’s hockey team is in group B with the likes of England, Wales, Canada, and Ghana.

Here’s the list of 18 Hockey players who are participating in CWG 2022

  • Indian men’s hockey team

Indian mens hockey team cwg 2022

Goalkeepers:

1. PR Sreejesh

2. Krishan Bahadur Pathak

Defender:

3. Varun Kumar

4. Surender Kumar

5. Harmanpreet Singh (VC)

6. Amit Rohidas

7. Jugraj Singh

8. Jarmanpreet Singh

Midfielders:

9. Manpreet Singh (C)

10. Hardik Singh

11. Vivek Sagar Prasad

12. Shamsher Singh

13. Akashdeep Singh

14. Nilakanta Sharma

Forwards:

15. Mandeep Singh

16. Gurjant Singh

17. Lalit Kumar Upadhyay

18. Abhishek

  • Indian women’s hockey team

indian womens hockey team cwg 2022

 

Goalkeepers:

1. Savita Punia (captain)

2. Rajani Etimarpu 

Defenders:

3. Deep Grace Ekka (vice-captain)

4. Gurjit Kaur

5. Nikki Pradhan

6. Udita

Midfielders:

7. Nisha

8. Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam

9. Monika

10. Neha

11. Jyoti

12. Navjot Kaur

13. Salima Tete

Forwards:

14. Vandana Katariya

15. Lalremsiami

16. Navneet Kaur

17. Sharmila Devi

18. Sangita Kumari

Wrestling

In Tokyo 2020. Indian wrestlers Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57kg) and Bajrang Punia (65kg) showcased their talent and won the medal for their country and once again both the wrestlers will represent India in the Commonwealth games 2022 as they qualified by winning their respective matches at the national selection trials held in New Delhi.

Here’s the list of 12 Wrestlers who had qualified for CWG 2022

  • Men’s Wrestling

  1. Ravi Kumar Dahiya – men’s 57kg
  2. Bajrang Punia – men’s 65kg
  3. Naveen – men’s 74kg
  4. Deepak Punia – men’s 86kg
  5. Deepak – men’s 97kg
  6. Mohit Grewal (125kg)
  • Women’s Wrestling

  1. Pooja Gehlot – women’s 50kg
  2. Vinesh Phogat – women’s 53kg
  3. Anshu Malik – women’s 57kg
  4. Sakshi Malik – women’s 62kg
  5. Divya Kakran – women’s 68kg
  6. Pooja Sihag – women’s 76kg

Note: Full list will be updated as more Indian teams and players’ qualifications are confirmed.


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