Volleyball squads for Asian Games announced

The Volleyball Federation of India announced the men and women teams for the upcoming Asian Games on Monday.

The men, coached by Bir Singh Yadav, and women, coached by G.E. Sridharan, are attending National camps in Patiala and Bangalore respectively. (Representative Image)   -  T. VIJAYA KUMAR

Following doubts over the participation of Indian volleyball teams in the Asian Games, the Volleyball Federation of India on Monday announced the men and women sides for the quadrennial event.

The men, coached by Bir Singh Yadav, and women, coached by G.E. Sridharan, are attending National camps in Patiala and Bangalore respectively.

The teams:

Men: Akhin G., Ashok Karthik, Deepesh Kumar Sinha, Prabagaran S., Amit, Ajith Lal C., Rohit Kumar, Gurinder Singh, Jerome Vinith C., Vinit Kumar, Ranjit Singh, Ukkrapandian M. (capt.), Prabakaran P. (libero) and Pankaj Sharma (libero).

Women: Anju Balakrishnan, Sooriya, Anusri Ghosh, Kandoth Aswani, Nirmala, Rekha S., Anushree K.P., Sruthi Murali, Minimol Abraham (capt.), Anjali Babu, Jini K.S., Ruksana Khatun, Priyanka Khedkar (libero) and Asswathi R. (libero).

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