What’s In Store For India At The Rio 2016 Olympics On Day Two Of The Extravaganza

After a mixed day for India at the Rio 2016 Olympics that saw Dattu Bhokanal come up third in the heats and Jitu Rai finishing eighth in the 10m air rifle event, action now shifts to day two with archery, shooting, women’s hockey and gymnastics as far as the Indian contingent is concerned. (India’s schedule for day 2 at Rio 2016 Olympics)
The men’s hockey team posed a 3-2 win against Ireland in the Group B opener and the onus will now fall on the women to keep that momentum going.
The win for the men, though, was a tough one with nervous moments right at the death after Ireland made a late comeback to reduce India’s lead. The ladies take on Japan in their first match of the Rio Games. The women’s team is making is making a comeback to the Olympics after a gap of 36 years and will look to put up a good show in the first match.
Also involved in action will be the women’s archery team who carry strong hopes for India to bag a medal. The women’s recurve trio of Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi will be up against Colombia in the last-8 elimination round.

After a mixed day for India at the Rio 2016 Olympics that saw Dattu Bhokanal come up third in the heats and Jitu Rai finishing eighth in the 10m air rifle event, action now shifts to day two with archery, shooting, women’s hockey and gymnastics as far as the Indian contingent is concerned. (India’s schedule for day 2 at Rio 2016 Olympics) The men’s hockey team posed a 3-2 win against Ireland in the Group B opener and the onus will now fall on the women to keep that momentum going. The win for the men, though, was a tough one with nervous moments right at the death after Ireland made a late comeback to reduce India’s lead. The ladies take on Japan in their first match of the Rio Games. The women’s team is making is making a comeback to the Olympics after a gap of 36 years and will look to put up a good show in the first match. Also involved in action will be the women’s archery team who carry strong hopes for India to bag a medal. The women’s recurve trio of Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi will be up against Colombia in the last-8 elimination round.