Rio Olympics 2016 Day 15 (August 19): India's schedule in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 19: Shuttler PV Sindhu assured India one more medal at the Rio Olympics 2016 after entering into Women's Singles Badminton final. Sindhu will now at least claim a silver for India and add another medal in the country's tally.

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But another medal hopeful wrestler Babita Kumari failed to qualify in the women's freestyle 53 kg category. Babita lost 1-5 to Greece's Maria Prevolaraki in the women's Freestyle 53 kg 1/8 Final. (Details of Sindhu's FINAL match)

PV Sindhu

The 26-year-old struggled to find her feet in the first period after being pushed out of the safety zone and then the Greek wrestler took another two points to extend the lead further to 3-0.

Sindhu will be playing agianst Spain's Carolina Marin for gold medal while wrestler Narsingh Yadav's Olympics dream was over after he was handed a 4-year ban for doping offence.

Here is India's schedule for August 19 (Friday) in Rio de Janeiro


Women's Third Round:

Aditi Ashok (4 PM IST)


Women's Singles Final

PV Sindhu Vs Carolina Marin Spain (6:55 PM IST)


Men's Freestyle 57 kg 1/8 Final

Sandeep Tomar Vs Victor Lebedev of Russian Federation (7:02 PM IST)


Women's 20km Race Walk

Khushbir Kaur (11 PM IST)

Women's 4 x 400m Relay Round 1 (5:10 AM Aug 20)

Men's 4 x 400m Relay Round 1 (5:40 AM Aug 20)

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