Which sports will Team India contest in on day 16 of a Rio Olympics?
Day 16 of a Rio Olympics 2016 will see Indians in movement in two events: Wrestling and athletics.
Who will be a Indian athletes in action?
India’s hopes for a final Olympic hand will rest on a shoulders of London Olympics bronze-medallist Yogeshwar Dutt, who is perplexing tough not to let the Narsingh Yadav part impact him forward of a men’s 65kg freestyle wrestling event on Sunday.
Yogeshwar’s tour to securing an Olympic share place hasn’t been really smooth. Having recovered from 3 surgeries in 2015, he usually managed to book a sheet to Rio this year. Now expectations are high and he himself wants to bid adieu to a wrestling locus with a second true award at the Olympics.
Playing in his fourth and, in all probability, last Olympics, a 33-year-old will have his charge cut out when he faces Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran of Mongolia in a gift round.
In athletics, India will margin 3 athletes — Thonnakkal Gopi, Kheta Ram and Nitendra Singh Rawat — in a men’s marathon final.
Here are all a Indians in movement on day 16:
Yogeshwar Dutt – Wrestling, men’s 65kg freestyle
Kheta Ram – Athletics, men’s marathon final
Nitendra Singh Rawat – Athletics, men’s marathon final
Thonnakkal Gopi – Athletics, men’s marathon final
What time will these events happen? (all times in IST)
Yogeshwar Dutt‘s men’s 65-kg freestyle wrestling qualifier is scheduled to start during 5:00 pm.
The men’s marathon will start during 6:00 pm.
What are India’s award prospects?
All eyes will be on Yogeshwar Dutt, as he is a final picturesque wish of winning a award for India. The London Olympics bronze medallist has a knowledge and a ability to compete against a best in a universe and will demeanour to assistance India tighten it’s Olympic debate on a high note.
The men’s marathon final is also a award eventuality and could produce a surprise.