NEW DELHI: India’s hopes of a historic athletics medal at the Olympics will rest on Kamalpreet Kaur who will be in action in the women’s discus throw final on Monday. A brave and determined Indian women’s hockey team etched its name in the history books by entering the Olympic Games semifinals for the first time, stunning three-time champions and world no. 2 Australia 1-0 in an intense last-eight tie. India’s ace shooters Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Sanjeev Rajput failed to qualify for the medal round after finishing 21st and 32nd respectively in the men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions at the Asaka Shooting Range.
Following is the complete schedule of Indian action on Monday:
ATHLETICS
7:24 AM: Women’s 200m Round 1 – Heat 4 (Dutee Chand finishes 7th with a timing of 23.85 (season best))
SHOOTING
8:00 AM: 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men’s Qualification (Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar, Sanjeev Rajput fail to qualify for finals)
HOCKEY
8:30 AM: Women’s Quarter-final (India beat Australia 1-0 to enter semis)

EQUESTRIAN
1:30 PM: Eventing Jumping Individual Qualifier (Fouaad Mirza)
ATHLETICS
4:30 PM: Women’s Discus Throw Final (Kamalpreet Kaur)





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