India first participated at the Olympic Games in 1900, with a lone athlete winning two medals. The 2012 Summer Olympics saw an 83-member Indian contingent participating in the games, and set a new best for the country with six total medals. Wrestler Sushil Kumar became the first Indian with multiple individual Olympic medals. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, a 124 member team is competing. Rio de Janeiro, is the venue for the Olympic Games being held at South America. The games started on August 5th and they will progress till August 21st. Already many sports were completed and India is yet to win a medal.
Here is the complete schedule of today’s events at Rio where our Indian Athletes are participating today i.e., on August 15th, 2016 Monday.
Srabani Nanda will be participating in 200m event and the event starts at 18:00 IST
Renjith Maheshwary will be participating in Long jump event and the event starts at 18:00 IST
Seema Antil will be participating in Discus event and the event starts at 05:00 AM on Tuesday early morning.
This is a Medal Event
Ravinder Khatri will be participating in 85kg Greco roman and the event starts at 19:00 IST
The finals for the same will be held at 00:30 IST on Tuesday mid night.
Quarter Final – Boxing
Vikas Krishan vs Uzbekistan is the matching for 75KG Boxing event and the event will begin at 03:30 Am on Tuesday.