Odisha Sprinters Dutee Chand & Srabani Nanda Make Commonwealth Games Cut

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s ace sprinters Dutee Chand and Srabani Nanda have made the Commonwealth Games cut.

Both Olympians been named in the 4x100m Indian women’s relay squad for the quadrennial Games, to be held in England’s Birmingham from July 28 to August 8.

The other athletes selected for women’s 4×100 relay are Assam’s Hima Das and MV Jilna and NS Simi of Kerala.

Olympic gold-medallist Neeraj Chopra will spearhead India’s 37-member track and field squad, Athletics Federation of India (AFI) announced on Thursday.

Neeraj rewrote the national javelin record earlier this week with a throw of 89.30 metres at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland. It was Neeraj’s first competition since striking gold at the Tokyo Olympics on August 7, 2021.

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