Rio Olympics 2016 Day 5 (August 9): India's schedule in Brazil

New Delhi, Aug 9: India's athletes will come in action on Tuesday (Aug 9) in a bid to open the country's account in the medal tally here at Rio Olympics 2016.

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Indian Men's Hockey Team will lock horns with Argentina to cement their position in their Pool while shooter Hina Sidhu will be competing in the 25m Pistol Women's Qualification.

Atanu Das archer

Also, boxer Vikas Krishan will play his first match later late at night. Archer Atanu Das will be back in action and so will Rower Bhokanal Dattu.

India had yet another medal-less day on Monday (Aug 8) in the ongoing Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro.

India's sole individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra missed his second Olympic medal by a narrow margin on Aug 8 as he finished fourth in the 10 metre Air Rifle final event.

Men's Hockey Team conceded a goal in the last 30 seconds of the game to Germany and lost a well dominated game in its second Pool B match. Team India's loss against Germany

Adding to the disappointment was archer Laxmirani Majhi, who crashed out in the Round of 32 eliminators.

India's schedule for August 9

India witnessed a heartbreak for Gagan Narang who finished a lowly 23rd in the qualification round of 10m Air Rifle. He could only manage 621.7 and crashed out of the event which gave him a bronze medal in the London Games.

Trap shooters Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Kynan Chenai also brought bad news by failing to enter the semi-finals after finishing 16th and 19th.

Find out India's detailed schedule on August 9, Day 5 at the Rio Olympics here:


Men's Single Sculls Quarterfinals 5PM IST

Bhokanal Dattu


25m Pistol Women's Qualification Precision: Heena Sidhu (5:30 PM IST)

Finals: 8.30 PM IST


India Men's Hockey Team: Pool B Match Vs Argentina (7.30 PM IST)


Men's Individual 1/32 Eliminations

India's Atanu Das Vs Nepal's Jitbahadur Muktan (8:06 PM IST)


India's Vikas Krishan Vs USA's Charles Conwell

Men's MiddleWeight (75kg) (02:45 AM Aug 10)

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