AFI recommends all 14 Athletes for Olympics 2012

Athletics Federation of India (AFI) recommend all the 14 athletes who have qualified for the Olympics for their participation in the London Games. AFI President Adille Sumariwala said that the selection committee felt that all the athletes should be given a chance to take part in the Olympics though some of them have only crossed the 'B' qualification standard. "The selection committee decided to send all 14 for the Olympics. Since they have qualified, they should be given a chance. Some of them could only cross the 'B' standard but we have decided to send them also," he said after the meeting of the committee headed by Gurbachan Singh Randhawa.
List of 14 athletes qualified for London:
Olympics: Men
: Vikas Gowda (discus throw); Om Prakash Singh Karhana (shot put); Gurmeet Singh, Baljinder Singh and K T Irfan (all 20km walk); Basant Bahadur Rana (50km walk); Ram Singh Yadav (marathon); Renjith Maheswary (triple jump)
Women: Krishna Poonia and Seema Antil (discus throw); Mayookha Johny (triple jump); Tintu Luka (800m); Sudha Singh (300m steeplechase); Sahana Kumari (high jump).

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