On September 28, India had an impactful start to the sports competition in Hangzhou, securing a gold and a silver in shooting and Wushu. Athletes across various disciplines were slated to participate in various events throughout the day.
Here is the schedule for Indian participants in various events on September 28 in Hangzhou (Timings in IST):
4 AM onwards: Women’s Team/Individual Round 1
8 AM onwards: Men’s Team/Individual Round 1
- 10m Air Pistol Men’s Qualification – Arjun Singh, Shiva Narwal, Sarabjot Singh
- 10m Air Pistol Men’s Team Final – Arjun Singh, Shiva Narwal, Sarabjot Singh
- Skeet Mixed Team’s Qualification – Anant Jeet Singh, Ganemat Sekhon (Medal Events subject to qualification)
6:30 AM onwards: Women’s team R16 – India vs Mongolia
6:30 AM onwards: Men’s/Mixed Team Round Robin 1-5
11 AM onwards
- Men’s/Mixed Team Round Robin 1-6
- Women’s Team Round Robin 1-4
1:30 PM onwards
- Men’s/Mixed Team Round Robin 1-7
- Women’s Team Round Robin 1-5
4 PM onwards
- Men’s/Mixed Team Round Robin 1-8
7 AM onwards: Women’s 60kg final – Roshibina Devi
7:30 AM onwards: Men’s Omnium Scratch Race 1/4 – Niraj Kumar
7:48 AM onwards: Men’s Sprint Quarterfinals – David Beckham
8:00 AM onwards: Women’s sprint Qualifying – Mayuri Dhanraj Lute, Triyasha Paul (Other rounds subject to qualification)
7:30 AM: Women’s 50m Freestyle – Heats – Shivangi Sarma
7:40 AM: Men’s 50m Butterfly – Heats – Virdhawal Khade
8:51 AM: Men’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay
9:05 AM: Women’s 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay
Sports enthusiasts can catch the live broadcast of the sports competitions on SonyLiv. The live telecast is available on Sony Sports Ten 2 SD & HD, with matches also being broadcasted on Sony Sports Ten 3 SD & HD (Hindi) TV channels.
- Niraj Kumar took part in the track cycling event under the Men’s omnium starting at 7:30 AM.
- Men’s sprint quarter-finals to medal races were scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m.
- Mayuri Lute and Triyasha Paul participated in the women’s sprint qualifying for 1/8 repechage starting at 7:30 AM.
- In tennis, the men’s doubles semi-final (Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni) was scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m.
- Rohan Bopanna and Rutuja Bhosale were set to compete in mixed doubles quarter-finals scheduled to start at 11:30 AM.
After a remarkable performance by the shooters in the initial part of Wednesday, resulting in seven medal victories, the wushu standout Roshibina ensured a strong finish for India on that day. Furthermore, India’s men’s tennis doubles duo, comprising Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni, secured a place in the semi-finals, ensuring the nation another medal. With a total of 22 medals already secured, India is well-positioned to surpass its 2018 medal count of 70. Among the seven shooting medals, notable golds were earned by Sift Kaur Samra in the Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions and the Women’s 25m Pistol Team.