Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav will lead India’s archery contingent in the round of 64 of the men’s and women’s individual events on July 28, Wednesday, at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics at the Yumenoshima final field.
Starting her campaign in the women's recurve individual event, world no. 1 Deepika Kumari will take on Bhutan's Karma in the round of 64. Kumari had earlier partnered Pravin Jadhav in the mixed team event as well, where India lost to the Republic of Korea in the quarter-final round.
For Pravin Jadhav, it will be his third event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The archer has previously participated in the mixed team as well as the men’s team, where the Indian trio of Jadhav, Atanu Das and Tarundeep Rai lost to the Republic of Korea in the quarter-final yet again.
Pravin Jadhav will face Galsan Bazarzhapov from the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), while compatriot Tarundeep Rai takes on Ukraine’s Oleksii Hunbin in the elimination round.
The bronze medal and the gold medal matches for the women's individual event will be held on July 30, Friday, while the men’s bronze and gold medal events will be held on July 30, Saturday.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics men’s and women’s individual event schedule for Indian archers and live India start times
Wednesday, July 28
Men’s Individual 1/64 event - Tarundeep Rai vs Oleksii Hunbin - 7:30 AM IST
Men’s Individual 1/64 event - Pravin Jadhav vs Galsan Bazarzhapov - 12:30 PM IST
Women’s Individual 1/64 event - Deepika Kumari vs Karma - 2:15 PM IST
Where to watch the Tokyo 2020 Olympics men’s and women’s individual archery events live in India?
The Indian men’s and women’s individual archery events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be telecast live on the Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 2 HD, Sony SIX and Sony SIX HD TV channels in India. Sony TEN 3, Sony TEN 3 HD, Sony TEN 4 and Sony TEN 4 HD will broadcast Tokyo 2020 in regional languages.
Live streaming of the Tokyo Olympics archery will be available on the Sony Liv app and website.
Featured Image: Instagram/Deepika Kumari