On Saturday, August 7, a blockbuster could end on India’s performance at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. There are three events, and all three current medal chances – India have already won five medals and look at the London record 2012 when the contingent returned with six medals. Na Aditi Ashok, Diksha Dagar, Bajrang Punia and Neeraj Chopra.
As always, we highlighted every Indian athlete in action here; any occasions with [Medal event] in addition means that there will be a medal match on the same day.
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3.00 am – [Medal event] GOLF: Round 4 (of 4) of the individual stroke play for women-Aditi Ashok (currently 2nd) and Diksha Dagar (currently tied-51st).
POS 15:15 – WORSEL: Bronze medal match for men, 65 kg freestyle – Bajrang Punia vs TBD. Bajrang will fight against the winner of the repeat round which starts at 15.15.
16:30 – ATHLETICS: Javelin throw for men – Neeraj Chopra qualified first, throwing with the highest distance.
BIG TICKET INTERNATIONAL EVENTS
08:00 – BASKETBALL: Gold medal match for men, USA and France (can France achieve one of the great upsets?)
17:00 – FOOTBALL: Men’s Gold Medal, Brazil vs. Spain (Can Dani Alves (38) add another medal to his giant trophy cabinet?)
17:45 – FOOTBALL: ROC in France
19:00 – ATHLETICS: 4 x 400m Women’s Final
19.20 – ATHLETICS: 4 x 400m Men’s Final