Anil Punia has supported his wife Seema Punia through Athens 2004 and London 2012 and is now here to lend moral and psychological support to the discus thrower so that she can improve further.
Gurmeet didn't come close to a medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, but since has taken big strides in the sport. A gold medal in the Asian Athletics Championships would have boosted his morale and he is a dark horse for India in the 20km race walk event.
Reigning Asian champion discus thrower Vikas Gowda has suffered a shoulder injury and his participation in the upcoming Rio Olympics is subject to fitness, the Athletics Federation of India said on Tuesday.
Live updates of day 9 of the Commonwealth Games 2014.