Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18: India got its first medal at the Rio Olympics 2016 from wrestler Sakshi Malik, on Wednesday (August 17). India's 2 medal propects in shuttler PV Sindhu and woman wrestler Babita Kumari will be in action on Thursday (August 18).
It turned out to be another day of heartbreaks for India at the Rio Olympics on August 17 with wrestler Vinesh Phogat's victory march halted by a freak injury while shuttler Kidambi Srikanth's valiant fight in the semi-final ended on the losing side. However, the day ended with the good news of Sakshi's bronze medal. (Who is Sakshi?)
Wednesday also witnessed 800 metres runner Tintu Luka finishing sixth in the heats despite clocking her season's best timing. (Details of Sindhu's semis match)
Here is India's schedule for August 18 (Thursday) in Rio de Janeiro
Women's Singles semi-final
PV Sindhu Vs Nozomi Okuhara (7:30 PM IST)
Women's 53kg Qualification
Babita Kumari (6:30 PM IST)