It was the cruelest of Sundays for India at the ongoing Rio Olympics, but each day brings new promises and on Monday, August 15 there is a good chance that we may find a reason to celebrate and our wait for a medal might be over!
From athletes to wrestlers – some of the finest sports stars will be busting a lung for the tricolour come Monday, but when are they in action? Find out below:
Lalita Babar is the first Indian woman to qualify for a track final after 32 years, and will be running in the 3000m Steeplechase final at 6 pm IST.
Renjith Mahshwary is India&’s sole representative in the Triple Jump event, and he will be bidding to qualify for the finals at 6pm IST.
And late at 5am IST, Seema Antil Punia will be giving her all in the Women&’s Discus Throw qualifying.
PV Sindhu scripted a great win in the group stages, but while she be able to win again in the pre-quarterfinals? Find out at 3am IST.
Srikanth Kidambi is in fine form, but his pre-quarterfinal opponent, Jan Ø. Jørgensen of Denmark is no pushover. This clash has all the makings of a classic and it will be telecast at 5.30pm IST
Boxer Vikas Krishan is one win away from a medal in the Men&’s Middleweight 75 kg category and at 3.30 am IST he will fight tooth and nail to overcome Bektemir Melikuziev in the quarterfinals.
Ravinder Khatri has a pre-quarterfinal clash in the Greco-Roman 85kg event. While the timing is yet to be confirmed, it will most certainly be after 7 pm IST.