After nine days of disappointments, India’s hopes of a medal on Day 10 will depend on boxer Vikas Krishan who will be fighting his quarterfinal bout today. Also in action will be Lalita Babar, in the women’s 3000m steeplechase final, while Greco-Roman Wrestling will also start today.
Athletics will be the big event on Day 10 of the Rio Olympics
Wrestling action will also start in the Rio Olympics today, and India’s hopes will be on Ravinder Khatri in the men’s Greco-Roman 85kg category.
In badminton, PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth will be in action in the Round of 16 and will face Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying and Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen.
The other event for India on the day will be the quarter-final bout of boxer Vikas Krishan. The 24-year-old will face 2015 World Amateur Boxing Championship silver medallist and Asian Championship gold medallist Bektemir Melikuziev in a bid to secure a medal in the Games.
Here is the full schedule of August 15, Day 10:
Event: Men’s Triple Jump Qualification Round
Athlete: Renjith Maheswary
Event: Women’s 200m Round 1
Athlete: Srabani Nanda
Event: Women’s 3000m Steeplechase final
Athlete: Lalita Babar
Event: Men’s Greco-Roman 85kg Round of 16
Match: Ravinder Khatri vs * to be determined
Event: Men’s middleweight Quarter-Final
Bout: Vikas Krishan vs Bektemir Melikuziev
Time : 3:30 AM
Event: Women’s Discus Throw Qualification Round
Athlete: Seema Antil
Event: Men's Round of 16
Match : Kidambi Srikanth vs Jan O Jorgensen
Event: Women's Round of 16
Match : PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu Ying
*Correction: The schedule of the Badminton matches were updated at 2.30pm on August 15.
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