KOCHI: Kerala will field a 42-member team for the Open National athletics championship which will be held in Bhopal from October 6 to 9.
The selected athletes are to contact M. Velayudhan Kutty, the Kerala State Athletics Association Secretary (Ph. 9447165165), or K.A. Jayakumar, the team manager (9633151586), for further details.
Men: P.K. Anoop (100m), Anoop Thomas (long jump), Arun K. Joseph (400m), Arun S. Kumar (high jump), A. Ayoob (5000m), Basil George (long jump), Bineesh Jacob (pole vault), Binu Varghese (20km walk), Jithin Paul, Kunji Mohammed (both 400m), C.V. Lijo (decathlon), N.N. Manukumar (200m), Nibu George (110m hurdles), T.S. Rajeev (1500m), V.V. Reneesh (decathlon), K.G. Renjith (100m), Rony Luckose (110m hurdles), K. Sheriff (200m, 100), Vikas Chandran (400m hurdles, 4x400m), P.J. Vinod (decathlon).
Women: Anitha Abraham (hammer throw), Aswathi Mohanan (400m), M.S. Darsana (100m hurdles), Geetha Roby (400m hurdles), M.K. Jaseera (400m), Lindamol M. Rajan (heptathlon), P.K. Priya (100m, 200), C.T. Raji (100m hurdles), R.L. Rajasree (shot put), M.V. Remeswari (3000m steeple chase), V. Santhini (200m, 4x100), C. Shilpa (200m, 100m), A.P. Shini (long jump), K.V. Sindhu (heptathlon), Sini Jose (400m), K.A. Sonia (400m hurdles), P. Sreena (5000m), Susan K. Joy (long jump), Tintu Luka (800m, 400m), N.D. Tintu (high jump), Sithara T. Illath (pole vault), Viji Vijayan (100 & 200).
The 33rd Kerala State sub-junior and mini athletics championships will be held at the St. George Higher Secondary School Ground in Kattappana on October 3 and 4.
Competitions for boys and girls in the under-10, 12 and under-14 age groups will be conducted. Over 500 athletes will figure in the event.