New Delhi: Schedule for Indian athletes on Day 1 of competition at the Incheon Asian Games. Indian athletes will compete in as many as 13 sports. And medals are expected to come from weightlifting and shooting.
In weightlifting, Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu and Saikhom Mirabai Chanu – both medal winners at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, will see in action in women's 48 kg category. In the men's 56 kg class, Sukhen Dey will represent India. He won the gold medal in Glasgow.
Shweta Chaudhry, Heena Sidhu and Malaika Goel in Women's 10m Air Pistol; Mansher Singh, Darius Kynan Chenai and Manavjit Singh Sandhu in Men's Trap; and Om Prakash, Jitu Rai and Omkar Singh in Men's 50m Pistol events will seek glory.
Other notable actions where Indians are expected to perform well are in badminton team events, tennis team events, etc.
Following is the complete schedule:
05:30 IST: Women's Team Round of 16 Match: India vs Macau
09:30 IST: Men's Team Round of 16 Match: India vs South Korea
12:45 IST: Men's Group B, India vs Palestine
12:30 IST: Women's Team Sprint Qualifying - Heat 1 (Deborah and Kezia Vergheese)
12:45 IST: Men's Team Sprint Qualifying - Heat 1 (Amrit Singh, Amrit Nagi and Alan Baby)
08:30 IST: Dressage Team Prix St-Georges (Rajendra Shubhsri, Nadia Haridass, Vanita Malhotra, Shruti Vora)
6:30 IST: Men's Preliminary Round - Group D, India vs Chinese Taipei
12:30 IST: Women's Preliminary Round - Group A, India vs South Korea
10:30 IST: Men's 60kg Elimination Round of 32: Navjot Chana vs Almaraghy Abdalla (Kuwait)
Women's 48kg Elimination Round of 16: Likmabam Shushila Devi vs Kubeeva Mukaddas (Uzbekistan)
Women's 52kg Elimination Round of 16: Thoudam Kalpana Devi vs Khadka Devika (Nepal)
06:50 IST: Lightweight Men's Single Sculls Heat 2: Dushiant Dushyant
04:30 IST: 10m Air Pistol Women's Qualification: Shweta Chaudhry, Heena Sidhu, Malaika Goel
10m Air Pistol Women's Team Finals: Shweta Chaudhry, Heena Sidhu, Malaika Goel
05:30 IST: Trap Men's Qualification Day 1: Mansher Singh, Darius Kynan Chenai, Manavjit Singh Sandhu
06:00 IST: 50m Pistol Men's Qualification: Om Prakash, Jitu Rai, Omkar Singh
06:00 IST: 50m Pistol Men's Team Finals: Om Prakash, Jitu Rai, Omkar Singh.
13:30 IST: Women's Singles Round of 16 Match: Joshana Chinappa vs Song Sunmi (South Korea); Dipika Pallikal vs Gu Jinyue (China)
15:30 IST: Men's Singles Round of 16 Match: Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu vs Almezayen Abdullah (Kuwait)
07:00 IST: Women's Team Second Round: India vs Oman
13:00 IST: Men's Preliminary Round - Group C, India vs Hong Kong
14:00 IST: Women's Preliminary Round - Group A, India vs South Korea
12:30 IST: Women's 48kg Group A (Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu)
10:30 IST: Men's 56kg Group B ( Sukhen Dey)
05:30 IST: Men's Changquan Final: Anjul Namdeo
Men's Sanda 60kg Round of 16: Narender Grewal vs Mangal Prasad Tharu (Nepal)
Men's Sanda 65kg Round of 16: M Bimoljit Singh vs Salaheddin Bayramov (Turkmenistan)
Women's Sanda 52kg Round of 16: Yumnam Sanathoi Devi vs Kamalova Mubarak (Uzbekistan)
Men's Sanda 56kg Round of 16: Santosh Kumar vs Rizaidin Railin (Kazakhstan)
Women's Sanda 60kg Round of 16: Wangkhem Sandhyarani Devi vs Thi Ly Tan (Vietnam).