New Delhi, Jul 6 (UNI) A nine-member Indian athletics team with legendary runner PT Usha as coach will take part in the IAAF World Junior Athletics Championships at Bydgoszcz, Poland that begins from July 8 to 13.
In the women's section, middle distance runner M R Poovamma from Karnataka is being considered as the best hope for India, while high jumper Lakshmanan Yogiraj would be a force to reckon with in the six-day long event.
The Indian team will leave for Poland today.
The Team: Men: Jithin Paul (400m Hurdles); Shejil Verghese (400m Hurdles); Lakshmanan Yogiraj (High Jump); Jasdeep Singh Dhillon (Shot Put).
Women: M R Poovamma (400m; 4x400m); Simon Rajam Bindhu (800m; 4x400m); Chinchu Jose (4x400m); Jauna Murmu (4x400m), Tintu Luka (800m; 4x400m).
Coach: P T Usha; Manager: Suresh Babu.
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