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Team India 2022 CWG roaster: Meet the Indians competing in Birmingham

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A diverse group of more than 200 athetes from around the country will compete for 12 days across 16 disciplines at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK. From fresh faces to familiar ones, here is the full list of Indian teams and athletes who have booked their spots at the at the quadrennial showpiece.


Commonwealth Games 2022 will be held in Birmingham, England from 28 July to 8 August 2022. This is the third time the multi-sport event will be held in England, and the first time we will see women’s T20 cricket as one of the games. Men’s cricket, however, has participated in the games before.

India has won 503 medals at the Commonwealth Games since making its debut in 1934. Wrestler Rashid Anwar became India’s first Commonwealth medalist in 1934, while the most successful Indian at the event is shooter Jaspal Rana with 15 medals. 

India hosted the Commonwealth Games in 2010 in Delhi. The hosts won 38 gold medals, 27 silver medals and 36 bronze medals that year, which remains their most successful CWG campaign to date. The previous edition of the games in 2018 was also a glorious one for India. With 26 gold medals, 20 silver medals and 20 bronze medals, India was only behind Australia and England in the medal tally.

Ahead of the 2022 edition, which will mark India's 18th appearance at the event, let’s check out the entire list of Indian athletes who will fight it out for a medal.



India named a 37-member athletics squad for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games including Neeraj Chopra, Dutee Chand and Hima Das.


Avinash Sable - men's 3000m steeplechase

Nitender Rawat - men's marathon

M Sreeshankar - men's long Jump

Muhammed Anees Yahiya - men's long Jump

Abdulla Aboobacker - men's triple jump

Praveen Chithravel - men's triple jump

Eldhose Paul - men's triple jump

Neeraj Chopra - men's javelin throw

DP Manu - men's javelin throw

Rohit Yadav - men's javelin throw

Sandeep Kumar - men's 10km race walk

Amit Khatri - men's 10km race walk

Amoj Jacob - men's 4x400m relay

Noah Nirmal Tom - men's 4x400m relay

Arokia Rajiv - men's 4x400m relay

Muhammed Ajmal - men's 4x400m relay

Naganathan Pandi - men's 4x400m relay

Rajesh Ramesh - men's 4x400m relay

Dhanalakshmi Sekar - women's 100m and 4x100m relay

Jyothi Yarraji - women's 100m hurdles

Aishwarya B - women's long jump and triple jump

Ancy Sojan - women's long jump

Manpreet Kaur - women's shot put

Navjeet Kaur Dhilllon - women's discus throw

Seema Punia - women's discus throw

Annu Rani - women's javelin throw

Shilpa Rani - women's javelin throw

Manju Bala Singh - women's hammer throw

Sarita Romit Singh - women's hammer throw

Bhawna Jat - women's 10km race walk

Priyanka Goswami - women's 10km race walk

Hima Das - women's 4x100m relay

Dutee Chand - women's 4x100m relay

Srabani Nanda - women's 4x100m relay

MV Jilna - women's 4x100m relay

NS Simi - women's 4x100m relay



PV Sindhu (women's)

Aakarshi Kashyap (women's)

Treesa Jolly (women's)

Gayatri Gopichand (women's)

Ashwini Ponappa (women's)

Lakshya Sen (men's)

Kidambi Srikanth (men's)

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy (men's)

Chirag Shetty (men's)

B Sumeeth Reddy (men's)



Commonwealth Games medallists Amit Panghal and Mohammad Hussamuddin made the cut for Birmingham 2022 along with five-time Asian medallist Shiva Thapa. The men's boxers were selected following trials conducted in Patiala. The women's trials were held in Delhi. Mary Kom didn't qualify for the Commonwealth Games after she suffered an injury during the trials.


Amit Panghal - men's 51kg

Mohammad Hussamuddin - men's 57kg

Shiva Thapa - men's 63.5kg

Rohit Tokas - men's 67kg

Sumit Kundu - men's 75kg

Ashish Chaudhary - men's 80kg

Sanjeet - men's 92kg

Sagar - men's 92+kg

Nitu - women's 48kg

Nikhat Zareen - women's 50kg

Jaismine - women's 60kg

Lovlina Borgohain - women's 70kg



Birmingham 2022 will see cricket’s second appearance in the CWG programme. The first, at Kuala Lumpur 1998, featured a men’s 50 over tournament but at Birmingham 2022, a women’s T20I format will be played.

The eight-team affair at CWG 2022 will involve hosts England, Australia, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Barbados and Sri Lanka. The Indian cricket team is one of the five teams who qualified for the Commonwealth Games 2022 courtesy its ICC WT20I ranking.

Full squad: Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Smriti Mandhana (VC), Shafali Verma, S. Meghana, Taniyaa Sapna Bhatia (Wk), Yastika Bhatia (Wk), Deepti Sharma, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Pooja Vastrakar, Meghna Singh, Renuka Thakur, Jemimah Rodrigues, Radha Yadav, Harleen Deol, Sneh Rana.



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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.


Indian women had won the CWG hockey gold in 2002 but the men are still in search of their first, with two silver medals (2010 and 2014) being their best finishes to date.


Men’s Hockey Team: PR Sreejesh, Krishan Bahadur Pathak, Varun Kumar, Surender Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh (vice-captain), Amit Rohidas, Jugraj Singh, Jarmanpreet Singh, Manpreet Singh (captain), Hardik Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Shamsher Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Nilakanta Sharma, Mandeep Singh, Gurjant Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Abhishek


Women’s Hockey Team: Savita Punia (captain), Rajani Etimarpu, Deep Grace Ekka (vice-captain), Gurjit Kaur, Nikki Pradhan, Udita, Nisha, Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, Monika, Neha, Jyoti, Navjot Kaur, Salima Tete, Vandana Katariya, Lalremsiami, Navneet Kaur, Sharmila Devi, Sangita Kumari



Vijay Kumar Yadav - men’s -60kg

Jasleen Singh Saini - men’s -66kg

Deepak Deswal - men’s -100kg

L Shushila Devi - women’s -48kg

Suchika Tariyal - women’s -57kg

Tulika Maan - women’s +78kg



Saurav Ghosal - men’s singles and mixed doubles

Ramit Tandon - men’s singles, men’s doubles and mixed doubles

Abhay Singh - men’s singles and men's doubles

Joshna Chinappa - women’s singles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles

Sunayna Kuruvilla - women’s singles

Anahat Singh - women’s singles

Dipika Pallikal - women’s doubles and mixed doubles

Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu - men’s doubles

Velavan Senthilkumar - men’s doubles



Sajan Prakash - men's 50m, 100m and 200m butterfly

Srihari Nataraj - men's 50m, 100m and 200m backstroke

Kushagra Rawat - men's 200m, 400m and 1500m freestyle

Advait Page - men's 1500m freestyle


Table Tennis

The Indian table tennis team for Birmingham 2022 comprises eight players, four men and four women. Two reserve players - Manush Shah and Swastika Ghosh - will also travel with the team. The team was chosen after a week-long national camp late in May.


Sharath Kamal (men's)

Sathiyan Gnanasekaran (men's)

Sanil Shetty (men's)

Harmeet Desai (men's)

Manika Batra (women's)

Diya Chitale (women's)

Sreeja Akula (women's)

Reeth Rishya (women's)



Sanjana Joshi - women's event

Pragnya Mohan - women's event



To be led by Tokyo Olympics silver medallist and reigning Commonwealth champion Mirabai Chanu, India’s 12-member strong weightlifting contingent for the Commonwealth Games 2022 was one of the first to be finalised.


Jeremy Lalrinnunga, Achinta Sheuli, Ajay Singh and Purnima Pandey secured their spots by winning gold medals in their respective categories at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 2021 in December while the remaining eight made the cut at the Singapore Weightlifting International 2022.


Mirabai Chanu was expected to compete in the 55kg division at Commonwealth Games 2022 instead of her pet 49kg but had to revert due to late rule changes.


Mirabai Chanu - women’s 49kg

Bindyarani Devi - women’s 55kg

Popy Hazarika - women’s 59kg

Usha Kumara - women’s 87kg

Purnima Pandey - women’s +87kg

Sanket Mahadev - men’s 55kg

Chanambam Rishikanta Singh - men’s 55kg

Jeremy Lalrinnunga - men’s 67kg

Achinta Sheuli - men’s 73kg

Ajay Singh - men’s 81kg

Vikas Thakur - men’s 96kg

Ragala Venkat Rahul - men’s 96kg



The following wrestlers made the Indian team by winning their respective categories at the selection trials.


Pooja Gehlot - women’s 50kg

Vinesh Phogat - women’s 53kg

Anshu Malik - women’s 57kg

Sakshi Malik - women’s 62kg

Divya Kakran - women’s 68kg

Pooja Sihag - women’s 76kg

Ravi Kumar Dahiya - men's 57kg

Bajrang Punia - men's 65kg

Naveen - men's 74kg

Deepak Punia - men's 86kg

Deepak - men's 97kg

Mohit Grewal (125kg)


*The list will be updated as more Indian qualifications are confirmed.

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