New Delhi: Indians are waiting with a bated breath for the outcome of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 on Saturday. The entire country will be rooting for PV Sindhu (badminton), Atanu Das (archery), Seema Punia and Kamalpreet Kaur (women’s discus throw), Amit Panghal (boxing) and et al.
Here’s what India would be watching on television from the early hours of Saturday, July 31.
7:18 am: Men’s Individual 1/8 Eliminations: Atanu Das vs Takaharu Furukawa (Japan); 12:00 noon: Men’s Individual Quarterfinals (if Atanu qualifies); 1:00 pm: Men’s Individual Bronze & Gold Medal Match (if Atanu qualifies).
6:00 am: Women’s Discus Throw Group A Qualifications: Seema Punia; 7:25 am: Women’s Discus Throw Group B Qualifications: Kamalpreet Kaur; 3:40 pm: Men’s Long Jump Qualifications Group B: M Sreeshankar.
7:30 am: Men’s Flyweight Round of 16: Amit Panghal vs Yuberjen Rivas (Colombia); 3:36 pm: Women’s Middleweight Quarter-Final: Pooja Rani vs Li Qian (China).
2:30 pm: Women’s Singles Semi-Final: PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu-Ying (Chinese Taipei).
8:35 am: Men’s 49er Race 10, 11 & 12: KC Ganapathy & Varun Thakkar.
8:30 am: Women’s Rifle 3 Position: Tejaswani Sawant & Anjum Moudgil; 12:30 pm: Women’s Rifle 3 Position Final (if the duo qualifies)
5:00 am: Eventing Dressage Session 3: Fouaad Mirza; 2:00 pm: Eventing Dressage Individual Day 2: Fouaad Mirza.
NB: All this action will be live on Sony TEN 2 and Sony SIX SD & HD (English), Sony TEN 3 (Hindi) and Sony TEN 4 (Tamil and Telugu).
Doordarshan will also show Olympics on its territorial and DTH services.