A contingent of 37 sportspersons from Haryana are participating in 21st Commonwealth Games being organised at Gold Coast in Australia from 4 April to 15 April, 2018. These include 20 male and 17 female sportspersons.
Disclosing this, Haryana Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anil Vij said that state players were participating in 11 events namely wrestling, boxing, shooting, hockey, cycling, athletics, basketball, gymnastics, weightlifting and para-power lifting.
Among male players participating in games included Bajrang, Somveer, Mausam Khatri, Sumit, Amit, Manish, Manoj, Naman, Krishan, Ankur Mittal, Sanjeev Rajpur, Anish, Sumit, Sahil Kumar, Manjeet, Neeraj Chopra, Joginder, Yogeshwar, Deepak Lather and Ashok.
The female sportspersons included Babita, Kiran, Sakhshi Malik, Pooja Dhanda, Vinesh, Pinki Rani, Anu Raj Singh, Manu, Deepika Neha Goyal, Monika, Navjot Kaur, Navneet Kaur, Poonam Rani, Rani, Savita and Seema Punia.
Vij said that a total of 221 players were participating in these games across the country, including 118 males and 103 females.