The month of July has begun and it seems to be a jam-packed season for the athletes with the World Athletics Championship and Birmingham Commonwealth Games coming ahead. The 22-member Indian squad will look to better their medal tally as they look forward to compete in the upcoming World Athletics Championships, scheduled to be held in Eugene (Oregon), USA.
The 10-day event will commence on July 15 and conclude on 24 July. While Neeraj Chopra will be looking to breach the 90m-mark with his javelin throw, Avinash Sable is another prominent name who set a national record earlier this year in the men’s 3000m steeplechase.
The 22-memeber Indian contingent also have the likes of shot putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor, triple jumper Abdulla Aboobacker and others. Let’s look at the list of athletes participating in the marquee event and their events.
Indian contingent for World Athletics Championship:
|Neeraj Chopra||Men’s Javelin Throw|
|Rohit Yadav||Men’s Javelin Throw|
|Annu Rani||Women’s Javelin Throw|
|Tajinderpal Singh Toor||Men’s Shot Put|
|Priyanka Goswami||Women’s 20km Race Walk|
|Sandeep Kumar||Men’s 20km Race Walk|
|Murali Sreeshankar||Men’s Long Jump|
|Muhammad Anees Yahiya||Men’s Long Jump|
|Abdulla Aboobacker||Men’s Triple Jump|
|Praveen Chithravel||Men’s Triple Jump|
|Eldhose Paul||Men’s Triple Jump|
|Avinash Sable||Men’s 300m Steeplechase|
|Parul Chaudhary||Women’s 3000m Steeplechase|
|MP Jabir||Men’s 400m Hurdles|
|Noah Nirmal Tom||Men’s 4x400m Relay|
|Amoj Jacob (Arokia Rajiv)||Men’s 4x400m Relay|
|Muhammed Ajmal||Men’s 4x400m Relay|
|Naganathan Pandi||Men’s 4x400m Relay|
|Rajesh Ramesh||Men’s 4x400m Relay|
|Muhammed Anas Yahiya||Men’s 4x400m Relay|
|S Dhanalakshmi||Women’s 200m|
|Aishwarya Kailash Mishra||Women’s 400m|
Schedule of events for Indian athletes:
|DATE||EVENT||ROUND||TIME (in IST)|
|July 16||Women’s 20km Race Walk||Final||1:40 AM|
|July 16||Men’s 20km Race Walk||Final||3:40 AM|
|July 16||Men’s 3000m Steeplechase||Heats||5:45 AM|
|July 16||Men’s Long Jump||Qualification||6:30 AM|
|July 16||Men’s Shot Put||Qualification||7:25 AM|
|July 16||Women’s 3000m Steeplechase||Heats||11:05 PM|
|July 17||Men’s 400m Hurdles||Heats||1:50 AM|
|July 17||Men’s Long Jump||Final||6:55 AM|
|July 18||Women’s 400m||Heats||12:30 AM|
|July 18||Men’s Shot Put||Final||6:57 AM|
|July 19||Women’s 200m||Heats||6:30 AM|
|July 19||Men’s 3000m Steeplechase||Final||7:50 AM|
|July 20||Women’s 200m||Semi-final||6:35 AM|
|July 20||Men’s 400m Hurdles||Final||8:20 AM|
|July 21||Women’s Javelin Throw||Qualification (Group A)||3:50 AM|
|July 21||Women’s Javelin Throw||Qualification (Group B)||5:20 AM|
|July 21||Women’s 400m||Semi-final||7:15 AM|
|July 21||Women’s 300m Steeplechase||Final||8:15 AM|
|July 22||Men’s Javelin Throw||Qualification (Group A)||5:35 AM|
|July 22||Men’s Triple Jump||Qualification||6:50 AM|
|July 22||Women’s Javelin Throw||Final||6:50 AM|
|July 22||Men’s Javelin Throw||Qualification (Group B)||7:15 AM|
|July 22||Women’s 200m||Final||8:05 AM|
|July 23||Women’s 400m||Final||7:45 AM|
|July 24||Men’s 4x400m Relay||Heats||6:15 AM|
|July 24||Men’s Triple Jump||Final||6:30 AM|
|July 24||Men’s Javelin Throw||Final||7:05 AM|
|July 25||Men’s 4x400m Relay||Final||8:05 AM|
When will the World Athletics Championships begin?
The World Athletics Championships will be held between 15-24 July 2022.
Where will the World Athletics Championships take place?
The 10-day event will take place in Eugene, Oregon in USA.
Where to watch the events in India?
The is no information regarding the broadcast and live streaming of the events in India yet. However, in the past, Viacom 18 (Sports 18 and VOOT Select) have shown the athletics events. We will update as soon as we are informed on this.
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