Olympics 2020: Day 3 Schedule for India and Key Matches

Checkout India's full schedule and key matches of Day 3 of Olympics 2020. Sania Mirza, Mary Kom and P.V Sindhu will play their first match of Tokyo 2020.

Olympics 2020: Day 3 Schedule for India and Key Matches

Checkout India's full schedule and key matches of Day 3 of Olympics 2020. Sania Mirza, Mary Kom and P.V Sindhu will play their first match of Tokyo 2020.
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Though the first day of Olympics 2020 was not that good for team India, they pulled it back in the second day. With medal contender Mirabai Chanu clinching silver medal in 49-kg weightlifting , India done well. Indian Hockey team did well also with a win by Men’s team over New Zealand.

Meanwhile, Indian Table Tennis team made some records as well. India did not win any matches in Table Tennis in last 29 years at Olympics. But the Olympics 2020 proved to be different. India won two matches as Manika Batra and Sutirtha Mukherjee won their first round matches.

After day 2, India has one important medal in their hand. Meanwhile, there lies a big day 3 for India contingent as we look into India’s Day 3 schedule of Olympics 2020 and some key matches.

Olympics 2020, Day 3 Schedule for India and Key Matches

Shooting

Time: 5.30 am
Event: Women’s 10 meter Air Pistol Qualification
Participant: Manu Bhaker, Yashaswini Singh Deswal

Manu Bhaker will be one to the favourites to qualify for the finals. India certainly have high hopes in shooting for few medals.

Time: 7.45 am
Event: Men’s 10 meter Air Rifel Qualification
Participants: Deepak Kumar, Divyansh Singh Panwar

Gymnastics

Time– 6.30 am
Event: Artistic Gymnastics
Indian Participant: Paranti Nayak

Pranati Nayek- Only Indian Gymnast in Tokyo Olympics 2020- SportzPoint

Pranati Nayak, the young girl from West Bengal has toiled hard for this moment. She is only Indian gymnast at the Olympics 2020. However, it will tough for her to reproduce Deepa Karmakar’s glory.

Read Also: Olympics 2020: 12-year old Hend Zaza becomes the youngest Olympian of Tokyo Olympics

Badminton

Time: 7.30 am
Event: Women’s Singles Group Play Stage – Group J
Match: P.V. Sindhu vs POLIKARPOVA Ksenia

P.V. Sindhu vs POLIKARPOVA Ksenia | Day 3 |  Olympics 2020 |  SportzPoint
Sinndhu’ schedule starts on Sunday. Image- Scroll.in

Olympic champion, P.V Sindhu will start her journey on Sunday morning against a not so strong opponent in Polikarpova Ksenia. Sindhu is expected to win the match and go to next round.

Read Also: Tokyo Olympics 2020: India’s top 10 medal contenders at Tokyo

Table Tennis

Time: 10.30 am
Event: Men’s and Women’s Single Round 2
Participants: G Sathiyan, Sarath Kamal, Manika Batra, and Sutirtha Mukherjee

Manika Batra while playing her first match. | Olympics 2020 |  Day 3 Indian schedule and key matches
Manika Batra while playing her first match. Image- NDTV

Manika Batra is one of the medal hopes for India along with Sarath Kamal. Indian doubles team also stronger this time at Olympics 2020.

Hockey

Time: 3.00 pm
Event: Men’s Hockey Qualification Round
Match: Australia vs India

India beats New Zealand 3-2 in their first match |  Tokyo Games | SportzPoint
India beats New Zealand 3-2 in their first match. Image- INDIA TODAY

After beating the New Zealand team, team India will be confident about their match against Australia. India has beaten every opponent before coming to the Olympics 2020. India Men’s team is a medal contender this time in Tokyo.

Boxing

Time: 7.30 pm
Event: Women’s Flight weight Preliminaries, round of 32
Match: Mery Kom vs Garcia Miguelina

India’s biggest boxing star will start Olympics 2020 journey against Garcia Miguelina Dominican Republic. This is Mary Kom’s last Olympic game and she would love to finish on a sweeter note with a medal for India.

Mery Kom vs Garcia Miguelina |  Tokyo 2020 |  Day 3 schedule |  SportzPoint
Mary Kom will be making her last Olympic appearance. Image- DTNext
Read Also: 10 Indian athletes who could have won the Bharat Ratna

Tennis

Time: 7.30 pm
Event: Women’s Doubles First Round
Match: Sania Mirza/ Ankita Raina vs Kichenok Liudmyla / Kichenok Nadiia

Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina set to represent India at Tokyo Games in  Women's Doubles | Tokyo Games News |  SportzPoint
Image- TOI

The Indian pair will take on Ukrainian Kichenok’s pair. Ankita Raina has had a great start to her career. It will be intereting to see how she jells up with veteran and experienced Sania Mriza.

Other than these events India will some qualification round in Swimming. Maana Patel will be making her Olympics debut as she qualified with University quota.

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