Athletics Federation of India has selected 37 member Indan team, 24 boys and 13 girls, for the 2nd Asian Youth Athletics Championship to be held at Bangkok, Thailand from 20th to 23rd May 2017.
There are three athletes from Kerala. Nivya Antony,who created a new national mark in pole vault (3.32m) trains in Jumps Academy, Pala, Kottayam under Satheesh and studies in Kalladi School, Palakkad. Adithya K T, silver medalist in 400m (57.34), is from Usha School of Athletics. Abhishek Mathew, gold medalist in 800m (1:55.85), is from Mar Basil School, Kothamangala and trains under Ms.Shibi.
The selected athletes will train at SAI Center Sonipet and Patiala before they leave for Bangkok next month