India LIVE at Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Rahi and Manu in action, PV Sindhu and hockey men eye quarterfinals


India continue their hunt for more medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Thursday, July 29 with badminton star PV Sindhu and boxer MC Mary Kom featuring in crucial round of 16 matches. The Indian men’s hockey team will be hoping to secure a win against Argentina to seal a place in the quarterfinals, while Rahi Sarnoabat and Manu Bhaker will look to get India’s shooting campaign back on track.

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Thursday’s preview | Wednesday’s recap | Key dates | Athletes | Medal tracker | Full schedule | Latest results



Men’s individual stroke play round 1: 4.00 AM approx — Anirban Lahiri and Udayan S Mane in action


Lightweight men’s sculls final B 2 — 5:20 am: Arjun Lal and Arvind Singh in action. Final B determines places 7-12.


25m Pistol Women’s Qualification Precision — 5.30 AM

Rahi Sarnobat and Manu Bhaker in action in the first qualification stage (of two, the other is on 30 July). They will take 30 shots each in precision qualification (30 more in rapid). You can read more about the qualification rules and points systems here.



Men’s pool A: 6 AM — India vs Argentina (a win guarantees entry into the quarterfinals)


Women’s singles round-of-16 — 6.15 AM: PV Sindhu vs Mia Blichdfelt (Denmark)


Men’s individual round of 64 — 7.30 AM:

Atanu Das, who finished 35th in the ranking rounds, starts his individual recurve campaign against Chinese Taipei’s Deng Yu-Cheng.


Men’s skiff 49er race 4 at 8.35 AM — KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar

Men’s laser race 7 at 8.35 AM — Vishnu Saravanan

Women’s laser race 7 at 8.45 AM — Nethra Kumanan


Men’s super-heavyweight round-of-16: 8.48 AM approx – Satish Kumar vs Ricardo Brown (Jamaica)

Women’s flyweight round-of-16: 3:36 PM approx – MC Mary Kom vs Ingrit Valencia Victoria (Colombia)


Men’s 100m butterfly heats: 4:16 pm — Sajan Prakash in action

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