Tokyo Olympics: Deepika Kumari will be in action for her round of 16 matches against Ksenia Perova of Russia. The medal for the event will be decided tomorrow. Manu Bhaker will have her last chance to qualify for a final tomorrow. She is currently in the 5th position after the stage 1 qualification in the women’s 25m pistol event.
Boxer Simranjit Kaur will make her Olympic debut tomorrow in the women’s lightweight wound of 16 bouts. Lovlina will make her return to the ring for a quarterfinal bout against Nien-Chin Chen of Chinese Taipei, a win will assure an Olympic medal for her.
PV Sindhu will be in court for her quarterfinal match against Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi. Fouad Mirza also makes his Olympic debut tomorrow in the Eventing Dressage event.
Indian track & field athletes will be in action as the Athletics event begins on Thursday.Abinash Sable in Men’s 3000m steeplechase, MP Jabir in Men’s 400m Hurdles and 4*400m mixed relay team will run their heats.
The full schedule for tomorrow:
|Schedule – July 30|
|Sl No||Sport||Event||Athletes in action||Opponent||Time (IST)|
|1||Golf||Men’s Round 2||Anirban Lahiri and Udayan Mane||–||4.00 AM|
|2||Equestrian||Eventing Dressage Day 1 – Session 1||Fouaad Mirza||5.00 AM|
|3||Shooting||25m Pistol Women’s Qualification – Rapid||Manu Bhaker, Rahi Sarnobat||–||5.30 AM|
|4||Archery||Women’s Individual – Round of 16||Deepika Kumari||Ksenia Perova (ROC)||6.00 AM|
|5||Athletics||Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Round 1 – Heat 2||Abinash Sable||–||6.17 AM|
|6||Hockey||Women’s Pool A||Women’s Hockey team||Ireland||8.15 AM|
|7||Boxing||Women’s Lightweight – Round of 16||Simranjit Kaur||Sudaporn Seesondee (Thailand)||8.18 AM|
|8||Athletics||Men’s 400m Hurdles Round 1 – Heat 5||MP Jabir||–||8.27 AM|
|9||Sailing||49er Men – Race 7 to 9||KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar||–||Starts at 8.35 AM|
|10||Laser Radial Women – Race 9 & 10||Nethra Kumanan||–||Starts at 8.35 AM|
|11||Boxing||Women’s Welterweight – QF 2||Lovlina Borgohain||Nien-Chin Chen (Chinese Taipei)||8.48 AM|
|12||Sailing||Laser Men – Race 9 and 10||Vishnu Saravanan||–||Starts at 11.05 AM|
|13||Badminton||Women’s Singles – Quarterfinal||PV Sindhu||Akane Yamaguchi (Japan)||1.15 PM|
|14||Equestrian||Eventing Dressage Day 1 – Session 2||Fouaad Mirza||–||2.00 PM|
|15||Hockey||Men’s Pool A||Men’s Hockey team||Japan||3.00 PM|
|16||Athletics||4*400m Relay Mixed Round 1 – Heat 2||Relay team||–||4.42 PM|
|Subject to qualification, Deepika Kumari can play the medal round as well.|