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Tokyo Olympics 2020 LIVE Updates: Elavenil Valarivan, Sai Praneeth To Star For India On Day 2

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Elavenil Valarivan will be aiming to begin Day 2 on a good note for India.© AFP

With the Tokyo Olympics having finally begun, the Indian contingent will be having plenty of events on Day 2, Saturday (July 24). Shooters Elavenil Valarivan and Apurvi Chandela will be hoping to put in good displays at the Women’s 10m Air Rifle Qualification event. Meanwhile, archers Pravin Jadhav and Deepika Kumari will need to find some good form, when they face Chinese Taipei’s Chih-Chun Tang and Chia-En Lin. Meanwhile, Sai Praneeth will also be facing Ziberman Misha of Israel in the Men’s Singles Group Stage (Group D). Also, both Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams will be kick-starting their campaign on Day 2. Meanwhile, Mirabai Chanu, who is expected to win a gold medal, will also be in action on Day 2 in her category. Other than the usual favourites, the Indian contingent will also be participants in judo, rowing, table tennis, tennis, badminton, shooting and boxing events on Day 2.

  • 05:32 (IST)

    10m Air Rifle Women’s Qualification!

    Only top 8 will qualify!

    Denmark’s Jeanette Hegg Duestad (averaging 10.566) has taken the lead over South Korea’s Eunji Kwon in the third series.

    Elavenil accumulates 104 points in her 2nd series of 10-shots (Average 10.415)- Rank 22

  • 05:23 (IST)

    10m Air Rifle Women’s Qualification!

    Elavenil accumulates 104.3 points in her 1st series of 10-shots- Rank 24

    Apurvi also completes her 1st series as well, recording 104.5 points. – Rank 15

  • 05:16 (IST)

    10m Air Rifle Women’s Qualification!

    Out of the 56 competitors, only top 8 will qualify.

    Both Elavenil Valarivan shooting from point no. 24 and Apurvi Chandela shooting from point no. 10.

  • 05:05 (IST)

    Indian Shooters To Begin Campaign!

    All eyes will be on shooters Elavenil Valarivan and Apurvi Chandela 

  • 04:42 (IST)

    Hello and welcome!

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Tokyo Olympics Day 2. After Japan’s emperor Naruhito declared the Games open on Friday, the shooting contingent will kick start the second day of the quadrennial event for India.

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