Tokyo Olympics 2021: All the Updates from Indian Contingent; Events, Time Table & Fixtures


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The 32nd edition of Olympics Games is set to kickstart next week in Tokyo, Japan after delayed by over a year now. The opening ceremony of the Games will take place on July 23 at the newly-built National Stadium in Tokyo while the closing ceremony will be held on August 8.

Indian Contingent with their total of 119 athletes has reached the Kridagram and begin the training sessions soon. India had improved their total of 117 atheletes in the 2016 Rio Olympics by two. Out of the 119 Indian athletes, 67 are male and 52 are female participants.

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The contingent, whose average age is 26.99 years, has a wide-range — skeet shooter Mairaj Ahmed Khan, 45, is the oldest among the lot whereas 10m air rifle shooter Divyansh Singh Panwar, 18, is the youngest. The contingent has six 19-year-olds.

FULL SCHEDULE FOR INDIA

Archery

July 23: Men’s, Women’s Individual Qualification Rounds, from 5:30 AM

July 24: Mixed Team Eliminations, Medal Matches — Atanu Das, Deepika Kumari, from 6 AM

July 26: Men’s Team Eliminations, Medal Matches — Atanu Das, Pravin Jadhav, Tarundeep Rai, from 6 AM

July 27 to 30: Men’s and Women’s Individual Eliminations, Medal Matches, TBD

Artistic Gymnastics
July 25: Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Qualification — Pranati Nayak, from 6:30 AM

July 29 to August 3: Women’s Artistic Gymnastics All-Round and Events Final — Pranati Nayak, TBD

Athletics

July 30: Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Heats — Avinash Sable, from 5:30 AM

July 30: Men’s 400m Hurdles Round 1 — MP Jabir, from 7:25 AM

July 30: Women’s 100m Round 1 — Dutee Chand, from 8:10 AM

July 30: Mixed 4x400m Relay Round 1 — Alex Antony, Sarthak Bhambri, Revathi Veeramani, Subha Venkatesan, from 4:30 PM

July 31: Women’s Discus Throw Qualification — Seema Punia, Kamalpreet Kaur, from 6 AM

July 31: Men’s Long Jump Qualification — M Sreeshankar, from 3:40 PM

July 31: Mixed 4x400m Relay Final — Alex Antony, Sarthak Bhambri, Revathi Veeramani, Subha Venkatesan (if qualify), from 6:05 PM

July 31: Women’s 100m Semi-Final and Final — Dutee Chand (if qualifies), from 6:20 PM

August 2: Men’s Long Jump Final — M Sreeshankar (if qualifies), from 7:20 AM

August 2: Women’s 200m Round 1 — Dutee Chand, from 7:30 AM

August 2: Women’s Discus Throw Final — Seema Punia, Kamalpreet Kaur, from 5:30 PM

August 2: Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Final — Avinash Sable (if qualifies), from 5:45 PM

August 3: Women’s Javelin Throw Qualification — Annu Rani, from 5:50 AM

August 3: Men’s 400m Hurdles Final — MP Jabir (if qualifies), from 8:50 AM

August 3: Men’s Shot Put Qualification — Tajinder Singh Toor, from 3:45 PM

August 3: Women’s 200m Final — Dutee Chand (if qualifies), from 6:20 PM

August 4: Men’s Javelin Throw Qualification — Neeraj Chopra, Shivpal Singh, from 5:35 AM

August 5: Men’s 20km Race Walk Final — KT Irfan, Sandeep Kumar, Rahul, from 1 PM

August 6: Men’s 50km Race Walk Final —Gurpreet Singh, from 2 AM

August 6: Women’s 20km Race Walk Final — Bhawna Jat, Priyanka, from 1 PM

August 6: Men’s 4x400m Relay Round 1 — Amoj Jacob, P Naganathan, Arokia Rajiv, Noah Nirmal Tom, Muhammed Anas Yahiya, from 4:55 PM

August 6: Women’s Javelin Throw Final — Annu Rani (if qualifies), from 5:20 PM

August 7: Men’s Javelin Throw Final — Neeraj Chopra, Shivpal Singh (if qualifies), from 4:30 PM

August 7: Men’s 4×400 m Relay Final — Amoj Jacob, P Naganathan, Arokia Rajiv, Noah Nirmal Tom, Muhammed Anas Yahiya (if qualify), from 6:20 PM

Badminton

July 24: Men’s Doubles Group Stage — Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty vs Lee Yang/Wang Chi-Lin, from 8:50 AM

July 24: Men’s Singles Group Stage — Sai Praneeth vs Zilberman Misha, from 9:30 AM

July 25: Women’s Singles Group Stage — PV Sindhu vs Polikarpova Ksenia, from 6:40 AM

July 26 to 29: All events (Group Stage Matches) — PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty, from 5:30 AM

July 26 to 29: Men’s Doubles Quarter-Finals — Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty (if qualify), from 5:30 AM

July 30: Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles Round of 16 — Sai Praneeth, PV Sindhu (if qualify), from 5:30 AM

July 31: Men’s Doubles Semi-Finals — Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty (if qualify), from 5:30 AM

July 31: Women’s Singles Quarter-Finals — PV Sindhu (if qualifies), from 2:30 AM

August 1: Men’s Singles Quarter-Finals — Sai Praneeth (if qualifies), from 9:30 AM

August 1: Men’s Doubles Bronze Medal Match — Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty (if qualify), from 5 PM

August 2: Men’s Singles Semi-Final, Women’s Singles Final, Men’s Doubles Gold Medal Matches — PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty (if qualify), from 9:30 AM

August 2: Men’s Singles Finals — Sai Praneeth (if qualifies), from 5:30 PM

LIVE STREAMING DETAILS

Sony TEN 1 HD/SD, Sony TEN 2 HD/SD will live broadcast the Tokyo Olympics with English commentary. On the other hand, Sony TEN 3 HD/SD will live broadcast with Hindi commentary. Doordarshan Network will also do the same in India.

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