It will be the first official day of Tokyo Olympics 2020 and Indian contingent will be hopeful of starting their campaign with a medal as many Indian hopefuls will be in action on the day. Indian archers have been in top form and the mixed pair of Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari will be hoping to kickstart their journey in some style. On that note, here’s a look at India’s schedule of 24 July of Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Yumenoshima ranking field will host the archery event and Indian archers will hope that the windy conditions don’t spoil their show like the 2012 London Olympics archery event which was played on the Lord’s cricket ground.
Mixed Team event featuring Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das pre quarter finals- 6 AM
Quarter finals– 10:45 AM
Semi final– 12:01 PM
Bronze medal match– 12:55 PM
Gold medal match– 1:15 PM
Indian shuttlers will again be under limelight under the leadership of PV Sindhu. The likes of Sai Praneeth and the doubles pairing of Reddy and Shetty will be hoping to punch above their weight for a medal finish.
Men’s doubles group A– Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty (India) vs Lee Yang/Wang Chi Lin(Chinese Taipie)- 8:50 AM
Men’s singles group D- Sai Praneeth (India) vs Misha Zilberman(Israel)- 9:30 AM
India last won a bronze medal in boxing when Vijender Singh punched his way to a podium finish at 2012 London Olympics. Lot is expected from Indian boxing contingent this time around.
Men’s welterweight 63-69 kg- Vikas Krishan Yadav (India) vs Quincy Sewonrets Okazawa(Japan)- 3:54 PM
Hockey has fetched more medals for the country than any other sports and the men’s and women’s hockey team will look at add another medal in the kitty.
Men’s Pool A match– India vs New Zealand- 6:30 AM
Women’s Pool A match– India vs Netherlands- 5:15 PM
Women’s 48 kg elimination round of 32- Shushila Devi (India) vs Csernoviczki Eva(Hungary)- 7:30 AM
Shooting has fetched the only individual gold medal to India when hobby shooter Abhinav Bindra hit the bulls eye to win the top prize in men’s 10m air rifle event at 2008 Beijing Olympics and Indian shooters will be looking to add to that kitty.
10m air rifle women’s qualification featuring Apurvi Chandela and \- 5 AM
10m air rifle women’s final– 7:15 AM
10m air pistol men’s qualification featuring Abhishek Verma and Saurabh Chaudhary- 9:30 AM
10m air pistol men’s final- 12 PM
Indian paddlers will be hoping to punch above their weight to finish on the podium and inspire a country of millions.
Mixed doubles round of 16– Achanta Sharath Kamal/Manika Batra(India) vs JU Yun Lin/Ching E Cheng(Chinese Taipei)- 8:30 AM
Women’s singles round 1- Sutirtha Mukherjee (India) vs Linda Bergstroem(Sweden)- 1 PM
Men’s singles round 1– Sumit Nagal(India) vs Denis Istomin(Uzbekistan)- 9 PM
Women’s 49 KG- Mirabai Chanu- 10:20 AM