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Hima Das, who scorched the tracks in Guwahati by winning both the m and m, has not been named in the six-member women's 4xm relay team.
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However, an AFI official said Hima can run the 4xm relay race. Hima, however, has been named for the mixed m relay race, the first time to be held in the Asian Games. On the discrepancy regarding the IOA naming 52 track and field athletes in their list, an AFI official said, "From our side, it is only Hima Das, Dutee Chand; m: Hima Das, Nirmala Subject to confirmatory trial m: Tintu Luka Subject to confirmatory trial ; m: Sanjivani Jadhav, L Surya; m: Sanjivani Jadhav, L Surya; m Hurdles: Sowmya B, Khushbir Kaur; Heptathalon: Sarita Singh; Javelin Throw: Annu Rani Subject to confirmatory trials ; 4xm Relay: Mohammed Anas, Rajiv Arokia; m: Jinson Johnson, Manjit Singh; m: The qualifying guidelines are equivalent to top-4 or top-5 performance of the last Asian Games in almost all the events.
The Indian Olympic Association has made it clear that a minimum top-6 performance of the last Asian Games will be the criteria for selection in individual events for sending teams in Jakarta.
Anas will also be competing in the m and he is expected to be in the men's 4xm relay team for the Asian Games.
The year-old Gavit Murli Kumar, the second fastest Indian in 10,m with a Murli, who is also competing in the m race, will get a tough fight in 10,m as the likes of G Lakshmanan and T Gopi will be in the fray.
Triple jumper Arpinder Singh, shot putter Tejinder Pal Singh Toor and high hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya would be among the other top male athletes in action. Among the women athletes, the young Hima Das from Assam is expected to dominate the track in the m and m.
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The year-old has improved by leaps and bounds in recent months. She clocked a personal best of Das will, however, have tough competition in both her events.
In m, she will compete against the likes of Dutee Chand, Srabani Nanda and Nirmala Sheoran who suddenly re-surfaced after being untraceable since the World Championships in London.
In m, Das had run a personal best of The women's 4xm relay race, which will be held on the second day on Wednesday, will be keenly watched as India has been the traditional power in Asia in this event.