The Athletics Federation of India threatened action against all those who do not perform well in the Olympics.
A glance at the nine Malayalis who will be hoping to put their best foot forward in the Japanese capital.
Race walkers Bhawana Jat and K T Irfan underwent fitness tests on Friday.
Sreeshankar, who qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in March, has had ample time to fine-tune his skills although the pandemic has denied him the opportunity to take part in major competitions leading up to the quadrennial event.
The long jumper Sreesankhar cleared 8.26 metres at the Federation Cup last week to erase the national record and secure a spot at the Tokyo Olympics.
The 21-year-old from Kerala set a new national record of 8.26m in his fifth attempt.