Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18: Day 13 of Rio Olympics 2016 has commenced. India.com brings to you the live updates from all sporting events of the game. After clinching their first medal on Day 12, this could be yet another hopeful day for the Indian contingent as shuttler PV Sindhu could ensure the silver medal for the nation. PV Sindhu would be in action against Japan’s Nozomi Okumura in the semifinals of the Women’s Singles Badminton. A victory here would ensure her berth for the finals. India could make yet another mark today in Women’s Wrestling as veteran female wrestler Babita Kumari would be competing in the 53 kg freestyle bout. In Women’s Golf, Aditi Ashok would be taking part in Round 2 of Women’s Individual. The action would commence from 4:00 PM. (ALSO READ: Wrestler Sakshi Malik wins India’s first medal at Rio 2016)
Babita Kumari would take on Greece’s Maria Prevolaraki for the quarter finals spot. The match would begin at 7:10 PM. India.com will bring to you the live updates from the match. Meanwhile, PV Sindhu’s semifinal encounter against at 7:30 PM. Stay tuned for the all the live updates and reports. (ALSO READ: Rio Olympics 2016 India: Schedule, Fixtures of Events in IST)
|04:00 PM Onwards||Golf- Women’s individual Round 2||Aditi Ashok|
|07:10 PM Onwards||Wrestling- Women’s freestyle 53kg Rd of 16||Babita Kumari vs Maria Prevolaraki|
|07:30 PM Onwards||Badminton- Women’s singles semifinals||PV Sindhu vs Nozomi Okuhara|
India’s campaign at Rio Olympics 2016 has so far remained lacklustre. With barely 4 days of competition remaining, India hopes to end on a positive note. On Wednesday, wrestler Sakshi Malik won the bronze medal. India now pins hope in PV Sindhu to secure another medal for the nation. In Men’s Wrestling, the upcoming competitions in the next couple of days would feature the likes of Narsingh Yadav, Yogeshwar Dutt and and Sandeep Tomar.