October 3, 2022

Aggressive motion begins with archery for the Indian contingent in Tokyo because the Olympic Video games formally get underway on Friday.

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Sport Begin Time Athlete Location Occasion
Archery 5:30 am Deepika Kumari Yumenoshima Rating Area Girls’s Particular person Rating Spherical
9:30 am Atanu Das 

Pravin Jadhav

Tarundeep Rai

Yumenoshima Rating Area Males’s Particular person Rating Spherical

The performances within the rating spherical will decide the seeds for the blended staff occasion (high male / feminine archer every NOC will make the lower for the spherical of 16 primarily based on mixed qualification scores), common staff occasion (mixed scores of the three archers figuring out seeds), in addition to the person occasions.

Archery is the one aggressive occasion that includes Indians on day zero.

India have named males’s hockey captain Manpreet Singh and six-time world champion girl boxer MC Mary Kom because the flag-bearers for the opening ceremony scheduled for later within the night.

Whereas Mary Kom shouldn’t be scheduled to compete the subsequent day, Manpreet can be main the aspect out for the primary Pool A sport towards New Zealand on Saturday.

With 120 athletes certified for the Video games, it’s anticipated that 20 can be a part of the opening ceremony. These with an occasion to take part in over the weekend can be lacking from the night’s event.

A complete of 20 Indian athletes from seven sports activities and 6 officers will take part on the opening ceremony. From hockey, solely flag-bearer, males’s staff captain Manpreet Singh, will take part within the ceremony. 

The listing of 20 attendees embody 4 paddlers (Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan, Manika Batra, Sutirtha Mukherjee) and as many crusing staff members (Nethra Kumanan, KC Ganapathy, Vishnu Saravanan, Varun Thakkar), which is the entire illustration from each occasions for India. 

Fencer CA Bhavani Devi, gymnast Pranati Naik and swimmer Sajan Prakash and as many as eight boxers may also be there. Aside from flagbearer Mary Kom, who can also be a flag-bearer alongside Manpreet, Lovlina Borgohain, Pooja Rani, Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik, Ashish Kumar and Satish Kumar will take part within the ceremony.

— through PTI

“We received’t prefer to create a scenario the place our athletes are at risk of getting contaminated. So a call has been taken to restrict the variety of athletes and officers collaborating within the opening ceremony inside 50,” Indian Olympic Affiliation secretary normal Rajeev Mehta advised PTI.

With PTI inputs

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