Rio Olympics Indian Schedule August 8, 2016

Rio Olympics Indian Schedule August 8, 2016
Rio Olympics Indian Schedule August 8, 2016

It will be a litmus test for the Indian contingent once again for the medal hopes after a heartbreaking day 1 at the Rio Olympics.

The Indian athletes will be hoping to open the Indian medal tally at the Olympics with two of the biggest medal prospects for India will be in action tonight while the others will be hoping to proceed in their respective games.


19:27 IST

Indian women archer Laxmirani Majhi will be in live action in the women individual’s knockouts in the round of 32. The Indian women team impressed after a lackluster performance in the ranking round on first day as they made their way into the group quarter finals.

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Laxmirani Majhi will be hoping to proceed to the round of 16 with a good performance to her name as she faces Alexandra Longova.


Men’s competition: India vs Germany

19:30 IST

This will be a one heck of an encounter which will truly test the medal credentials of the Indian men’s Hockey team as they will face favorites Germany in a group tie. The Indian team comes into the match with a decent victory over Ireland, but the German juggernaut will be tough to break and the Indian team will have to come into their best strides to beat the mighty Germans.

Women’s competition: India vs Great Britain 

2:30 IST (Tuesday)

The Indian women’s will look to make their Olympic return after 36 years more memorable with a win over Great Britain. The Indian women’s shared the points against the Japanese side in the opening match, but their morals will be on the seventh sky after a stunning fight back against Japan.


10m Air Rifle Men’s Qualifications: 17:30 IST    

Finals: 20:30 IST

The Indian fans will have huge hopes from the 10m Air Rifle competition as two of the best medal prospects at the Rio Olympics will be in action together. The only Individual Indian gold winner at the Olympics will be in action alongside London Olympics gold medalist Gagan Narang.


Women’s 200m Freestyle

21:32 IST

Swimming completion will see ace women swimmer Shivani Kataria in action in the 200m freestyle.

Men’s 200m Butterfly        

22:04 IST

Sajan Prakash will be also in action in the men’s 200m butterfly.



Priyadarshan Singh Chouhan is an Editor at Playcaper. He joined Playcaper after working as a freelancer online & specialises in cricket and football.

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