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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 14-member Indian athletics contingent comprising of 400m specialists (men and women) will be leaving for on May 16 for an intensive five-week training in the lead up to the in

The athletes will be based out of Spala and will return to on June 20. All the top athletes are expected to take part in to be held in Guwahati.

This tour is part of preparation of where track and field athletes are expected to contribute a big chunk of medals for the country. However India's biggest gold medal contender will be training in Pune.

Squad for (all 400m): (Men) Rajiv Arokia, Ayyaswamy Dharun, Jithu Baby, P Kundu Muhammed, Muhammed Anas Yahiya, T Santosh Kumar

Women: Hima Das, Nithyashree A, MR Poovamma, Sarita Gayakwad, Sonia Baishya, VK Vismaya, Debashree Majumdar.

For Finland: (Javelin) .

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 22:00 IST