Rio Olympics Indian Schedule August 9, 2016

Rio Olympics Indian Schedule August 9, 2016
Rio Olympics Indian Schedule August 9, 2016

The Indian contingent will look to bounce back from their utterly disappointing first three days at the Rio Olympics. The best Indian medal prospects won’t be in action today but the fans will be hoping for the positive results which will cheer them up.

Two top performers who impressed and surprised everyone with their performances on first day will be in action today.


Men’s Singles Sculls Quarter final and Semi finals            

17:00 IST

The men’s single sculls quarter finals will see the impressive Dattu Bhokanal live in action against some of the best rowers in the world. He was a surprise package for the Indian team as he made his way into the quarter finals after strings of impressive performances. He will try his level best to continue is golden run to advance into semis and thereafter qualifying for the finals.


Men’s Individual round of 64

17:30 IST

There was not much to cheer about the Indian archery team on day 1 when the ranking rounds were held as India’s biggest hope in archery Deepika Kumari earned a lowly rank of 20th, but the only positive form the ranking round was Atanu Das, who will be in contention to make it to the round of 32. He earned an impressive 5th seed in the ranking round which means that he will have a weaker opponent to play that enhances his chance to proceed in the next round.


Women’s 25m Air Pistol qualification

17:30 IST

Women’s 25m Air Pistol semi finals

00:00 IST (Wednesday)

Women’s 25m Air Pistol finals

00:45 IST (Wednesday)

The Indian shooters have always brought glory to India when it comes to the grand stage of Olympics but this time around the best medal prospects have disappointed with veterans like Bindra and Narang falling short of the medal.  Heena Sidhu will be the one representing India this time and will be looking to bounce back from his horror start to the Rio Olympics.

Also Read – Points Table Hockey Tournament Rio Olympics 2016


Men’s competition: India vs Argentina

19:30 IST

The Indian hockey team impressed on day one but lost their encounter with Germany which was very close. The Indian team is looking in a really good shape and they will be looking to bring their Olympic campaign back on track when they face the Argentina team.



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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