Tokyo Olympics: India’s lone archer left at the Tokyo Olympics, Atanu Das will play his Round of 16 match against Takaharu Furukawa of Japan at 7.18 AM IST. The medal for the event will be decided on Saturday.
The women’s Hockey team plays their final group match against South Africa. This is a must-win encounter for them in order to qualify for the quarter-finals. World no.1 boxer Amit Panghal will be making his Olympic debut tomorrow. Pooja Rani will fight in the Middleweight quarter-final bout.
PV Sindhu will play her semi-final match against Taiwan’s Tai Tzu Ying. In Athletics, Seema Punia and Kamalpreet Kaur will be in action in the Women’s Discus. Youngster Murali Sreeshankar will also take field in Men’s Long Jump event.
The full schedule tomorrow:
|Schedule – July 31|
|Sl No||Sport||Event||Athletes in action||Opponent||Time (IST)|
|1||Equestrian||Eventing Dressage Day 2 – Session 3||Fouaad Mirza||–||5.00 AM|
|2||Athletics||Women’s Discus Throw Qualification – Group A||Seema Punia||–||6.00 AM|
|3||Archery||Men’s Individual – Round of 16||Atanu Das||Takaharu Furukawa (Japan)||7.18 AM|
|4||Athletics||Women’s Discus Throw Qualification – Group B||Kamalpreet Kaur||–||7.25 AM|
|5||Boxing||Men’s Flyweight – Round of 16||Amit Panghal||Yuberjen Herney Rivas (Colombia)||7.30 AM|
|6||Shooting||50m Rifle 3 Position Women’s Qualification||Tejaswini Sawant, Anjum Moudgil||–||8.30 AM|
|7||Sailing||49er Men – Race 10, 11 and 12||KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar||–||8.35 AM|
|8||Hockey||Women’s Pool A||Women’s Hockey team||South Africa||8.45 AM|
|9||Badminton||Women’s Singles – Semi final||PV Sindhu||Tai Tzu Ying (Chinese Taipei)||3.20 PM|
|10||Boxing||Women’s Middleweight – QF 4||Pooja Rani||Qian Li (China)||3.36 PM|
|11||Athletics||Men’s Long Jump Qualification – Group B||Murali Sreeshankar||–||3.40 PM|
|Subject to qualification, Atanu Das can play the medal events as well.|