15-member squad hopes to fire for India in Moscow

Aug 10, 2013, 04:46 IST | Agencies

India will be represented at the World Championships by a 15-member contingent who will hope to put on a better show than the last edition two years ago.

In Daegu, Japan, where the last World Championships were held, discus thrower Vikas Gowda and long jumper Mayookha Johny had qualified for the final round, only to finish seventh and ninth respectively.

Vikas Gowda
Vikas Gowda

Squad: Ashwini Akkunji, Anu Mariam Jose, Poovamma Raju, Nirmala, Anilda Thomas, Tintu Lukka (4x400m Relay); Vikas Gowda (Discus Throw); Khushbir Kaur, Irfan Thodi, Chandan Singh, Gurmeet Singh (20Km Walk); Sandeep Kumar, Basanta Rana (50Km Walk); Renjith Maheswary (Triple Jump); Sudha Singh (3000m Steeplechase).

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