After impressiveday 12 at Tokyo Olympics, Indian athletes will be gearing up for several medals on the day. Neeraj Chopra qualified for the finals of men’s javelin after finishing first in his group and one step ahead of Germany’s world record holder Vetter. Not much was expected from golf but Aditi Ashok stands at number two position and will be looking to continue her good run for a chance of medal. India’s long distance walkers will also be in action on the day but most importantly, four Indian wrestlers will compete for a medal. Two wrestlers will be raring to win a bronze medal in repechage rounds and overnight sensation Ravi Kumar will be competing in the men’s 57kg finals. Top seed Vinesh Phogat will also start her campaign in the women’s 53 kg.
Here is India’s schedule on 5 August.
Men’s 20 km race walk final- Irfan Thodi Kolothum, Rahul, Sandeep Kumarm- 1 PM
Women’s individual stroke play round 2- Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar- 4 AM
Men’s bronze medal match- India vs Germany- 3:30 PM
Women’s freestyle 53 kg 1/8 elimination pre quarter final- Vinesh Phogat vs Magdalena Sofia(Sweden)- 8 AM
Men’s repechage round men’s 86 kg- Deepak Kumar Punia- from 8 AM onwards
Men’s 57 kg final- Ravi Kumar Dahiya vs Artur Uguev (Russian Olympic Committee)-
Women’s freestyle 57 kg repechage- Anshu Malik- 8 AM onwards