Race Walker Bhawna Jat withdraws from World Championships, question mark on Seema Punia’s participation | More sports News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: Race walker Bhawna Jat has withdrawn from the World Athletics Championships in USA subsequent month, whereas veteran discus thrower Seema Punia additionally might miss the showpiece at the same time as some Indians are set to make the minimize by world rating quota.
The qualification deadline ended on Sunday and World Athletics will publish the checklist of members for the July 15-24 occasion on Wednesday.
Bhawna, who was named within the Commonwealth Video games workforce for 20km race stroll “topic to well being situation”, has knowledgeable the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) that she needed to concentrate on the CWG as she had began coaching simply 10 days again.

Had she not withdrawn, she would have certified for the World Championships by world rating quota. Priyanka Goswami is competing in girls’s 2okm race stroll occasion as she has certified by breaching the entry customary.
Veteran Seema Punia, who had breached the discus throw qualification mark in June final yr, is prone to miss the World Championships because the Highway to Oregon checklist of the World Athletics reveals her as a withdrawn athlete.
The identical is the case for males’s 20km race walker Rahul Kumar, who had certified by entry customary route. His title can be talked about as a withdrawn athlete within the Highway to Oregon checklist of World Athletics. Sandeep Kumar has already certified for the championships.
The AFI on its half mentioned the Indian workforce for the World Championships can be introduced on Thursday after World Athletics publishes its checklist.
The likes of Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopa, 3000m steeplechaser Avinash sable, shot putter Tajinderpal Singh Toor and lengthy jumpers Murali Sreeshankar and Jeswin Aldrin have already certified for the championships.
Apart from Chopra, Rohit Yadav is ready to make the minimize for the World Championships within the javelin throw occasion by world rating quota.
Praveen Chitravel, who received triple bounce gold within the Nationwide Inter-State Championships in Chennai earlier this month, and Abdulla Aboobacker will be joined by Eldhose Paul, additionally by world rating quota.
Muhammed Anas Yahiya could be part of Sreeshankar and Aldrin within the lengthy bounce occasion, in keeping with the Highway to Oregon checklist of World Athletics.
A rustic can ship as much as three athletes in an occasion however it’s as much as the AFI to pick all of them or not.
Nationwide report holder girls’s javelin thrower Annu Rani has additionally certified, and so additionally males’s 4x400m relay workforce.
Aishwarya Mishra, who evaded from dope testing businesses final month however allowed by AFI to compete in Nationwide Inter-State Championships, is proven as a professional athlete by entry customary in girls’s 400m occasion.
Veteran MR Poovamma can be proven as certified by world rating quota within the girls’s 400m.
Sprinter Dutee Chand can qualify if a few athletes select to withdraw. The identical is the case for triple jumper Aishwarya Babu, who smashed the nationwide report through the Chennai Nationwide Inter-State Championships earlier this month.


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