Olympics 2020: Day 1 Schedule and big moments to expect

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After an extra year of waiting, the Olympics 2020, Tokyo are finally here in 2021. Over 17 days of the Games, plus two additional days of competition before the day of the Opening Ceremony – the world’s best athletes will get to show off the results of their last five years of hard training.

Both football and softball take a back seat for a day as the competition begins in rowing and archery. The Opening Ceremony takes pride of place in the evening.

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Day 1 of the Games will witness very little sporting action, with only two sports Archery and Rowing. However, India has not sent any players for the Rowing event. On the contrary, India has sent a four-member archery team to the Games. The country has very high hopes from both husband Atanu Das and wife Deepika Kumari. The other members of the men team include the 25-year-old Pravin Jadhav from Maharashtra and the 37-year-old ever experienced Tarundeep Rai from Sikkim.

Also Read: Olympic Couples competing together at Tokyo 2020

Olympics 2020: Day 1 schedule featuring Indian athletes and telecast details (All times in IST):

Event: Women’s individual ranking round:

Olympics 2020 | Day 1, July 23 | Deepika Kumari features in women's individual ranking round representing India | SportzPoint
Image – Forbes India

Deepika Kumari – Archery
Time: 5:30 AM to 7:30 AM
Venue: Yumenoshima Park, Tokyo, Japan

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Event: Men’s individual ranking round:

Olympics 2020 | Day 1, July 23 | Tarundeep Rai from Sikkim will represent India in men's individual rank round | SportzPoint
Tarundeep Rai
Image – Getty Images

Atanu Das, Pravin Jadhav and Tarundeep Rai – Archery
Time: 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Venue: Yumenoshima Park, Tokyo, Japan

Telecast Details:

TV Channels: DD Sports, Sony Sports Network
Live Streaming: SonyLIV

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