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Tokyo 2020, India’s schedule on July 25: Sindhu, Mary Kom begin campaigns; shooters in medal fray

Tokyo 2020, India’s schedule on July 25: Sindhu, Mary Kom begin campaigns; shooters in medal fray

It will be another action-packed day for India at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as big guns like badminton world champion PV Sindhu and boxing legend MC Mary Kom begin their campaigns.

On day two, Indian athletes will be competing in as many as 10 disciplines: shooting, artistic gymnastics, sailing, tennis, badminton, boxing, rowing, table tennis, hockey and swimming.

In terms of medal events, India will compete in shooting early on in the day. Yashaswini Singh Deswal and Manu Bhaker will take part in the women’s 10m Air Pistol event, while Deepak Kumar and Divyansh Singh Panwar will feature in the men’s 10m Air Rifle event.

Pranati Nayak will then compete in the women’s artistic gymnastic qualifications, before Nethra Kumanan and Vishnu Saravanan begin their sailing campaigns with the opening races.

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Rio Olympics silver-medallist Sindhu will begin her quest to go a step further this time around. She will be facing Ksenia Polikarpova in the group stage opener. Boxers Mary Kom and Manish Kaushik will also take part in the preliminary rounds and will look to post wins after the setback that Vikas Krishan Yadav faced on Saturday.

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