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Rio Olympics 2016, 6th August schedule: TV listings and live stream info for Indian athletes at the Games

05 Aug 2016, 11:17 IST

Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna will play their 1st Round match on Saturday

Here’s a look at the schedule for the events involving Indian athletes on the opening day:


Event: Women’s 10m Air Rifle

Qualification: 5:00 P.M IST

Final: 7:00 P.M IST

Indians involved: Apurvi Chandela, Ayonika Paul

Men’s 10m Air Pistol

Qualification: 9:30 P.M IST

Final: 12:00 A.M IST(7th August)

Indians involved: Jitu Rai, Gurpreet Singh



Event: Men’s Singles Sculls(Heat 1)

Time:  5:00 P.M IST

Indians involved: Dattu Bhokanal


Match: India vs Ireland, Pool B

Time: 7:30 P.M IST


Event: Men’s Doubles Round 1

Match: Leander Paes/Rohan Bopanna vs Marci Matkowski/Lukasz Kubot

Time: 7:30 P.M

Event: Women’s Doubles Round 1

Match: Sania Mirza/Prarthana Thombare vs Zhang Shuai/Peng Shuai

Time:1:30 A.M IST(7th August)

Table Tennis

Event: Women’s Singles Round 1

Matchup: Mouma Das vs Daniela Dodean

Time: 7:45 P.M IST

Matchup: Manika Batra vs Katarzyna Grzybowska-Franc

Time:8:30 P.M IST

Event: Men’s Singles Round 1

Matchup: Soumyajit Ghosh vs Padasak Tanviriyavechakul

Time: 12:30 A.M IST

Matchup: Achanta Sharath Kamla vs Adrian Crisan

Time: 3:30 A.M IST

Event: Women’s Singles Round 2

Matchup: Manika Batra vs Kim Song I 

Time: 5:00 A.M IST(7th August)

Matchup: Mouma Das vs Li Qian

Time: 5:45 AM IST (7th Aug)*

Event: Men’s Singles Round 2

Matchup: Soumyajit Ghosh vs Gionis Panagiotis

Time: 6:30 P.M(7th Aug)*

Matchup:Sharath Kamal vs Emmanuel Lebesson

Time:12:00 AM*(8th Aug)


Event: Women’s 48kg

Time: 3:30 A.M(7th Aug)

Indian athletes involved: Saikom Mirabai Chanu

The wait is almost over. We are less than a day away from the start of action in the 31st edition of the Olympic Games to be hosted by the Brazilian city of Rio De Janerio. A total of 118 Indian athletes will take to the sporting field across 15 events during the fortnight-long competition.

Kicking things off for India will be Apurvi Chandela and Ayonika Paul, who will be competing in the Women’s 10m Air Rifle event and will hope to repeat their exploits from the Commonwealth Games, where they won gold and silver respectively.

There will be action from the Men’s contingent as well, in the form of Jitu Rai, who will compete in the 10m Air Pistol event. He, too, will hope to clinch a medal in his maiden Olympics and further enhance his already growing reputation.

Rowing action will also begin on Saturday and India’s Dattu Bhokanal will be in action in the Men’s Singles Sculls event. 

The Indian Men’s hockey team will kickstart their campaign, taking on Ireland Ireland in their first Pool B encounter.

The India Men’s as well as Women’s Doubles team, will also be in action with Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna taking on the Polish pairing of Marci Matkowski/Lukasz Kubot and Sania Mirza and Prarthana Thombare taking on Zhang Shuai/Peng Shuai of China.

The Table Tennis team will also begin their campaign on Saturday. All 4 paddlers- Manika Batra, Mouma Das, Soummyajit Ghosh and Sharath Kamal will play their first round matches on Saturday.

Note: All events will be telecasted live on Star Sports and All India-centric events will be shown on DD National as well.

*the matches will be happen only if the Indian paddlers progress through to the next round.

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