Asian Games 2018: Javelin throwers Annu Rani, Monika Chaudhary dropped from squad for underperforming at trials
The selection committee, which met under the chairmanship of Olympian GS Randhawa at AFI office, also asked shot putter Naveen Chikara to attempt one more trial on Monday.
Nayana James and Neena Varakil made it to the finals of the women's long jump event after finishing ninth and 12th respectively overall in the qualification round in the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Wednesday.
With four athletes, including star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, having left for Australia on Wednesday, the total number of Indians from track and field to reach Australia well in advance of the CWG has risen to 16.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Four members of athletics team including Neeraj Chopra depart for Gold Coast
National record holder triple jumper Arpinder Singh and long jumpers Nayana James and Neena Varakil have also left along with Chopra.
G Lakshmanan and Manpreet Kaur won golds on the opening day of the Asian Athletics Championship, hosted in Bhubaneswar, as India sat on top of the medal tally.
Gowda won a gold in the 2013 edition in Pune with an effort of 64.90m before repeating the feat in the last edition in Wuhan, China with a throw of 62.03m.
Asian Athletics Championship: Pakistan athletes given green signal to participate after getting Indian visas
A six-member Pakistan team will take part in the Asian Athletics Championships to be held in Bhubaneswar from 6-9 July as the Indian government has given visa to them.
Federation Cup: Nirmala Devi, Nayana James show there is more to Indian athletics than the Dutee Chands
Nirmala Devi set fire to the track as she paced herself brilliantly and with 100 metres to go, just kicked in another gear to break the 400 metres meet record.