India’s Tokyo Olympics Schedule for 6th August: Bajrang Punia kickstarts his campaign, women’s hockey team plays for Bronze

Gurpreet Singh will begin the action for India on day 15 with the men's 50km race walk final event at Tokyo 2020.

Bajrang Punia and Indian Women's Hockey Team
Bajrang Punia and Indian Women's Hockey Team

The Indian athletes pulled off a historic day on August 5 at the Tokyo Olympic Games with the bronze medal in men’s hockey and silver medal from wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya. However, grapplers Vinesh Phogat and Deepak Punia bowed out from the tournament after not performing as per the set expectations.

Coming to the schedule for day 15 at Tokyo 2020, the Indian contingent will participate in as many as three athletics events. Moreover, golfers Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar will be back in action for round three while wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Seema Bisla will begin their respective journeys. Most importantly, the women’s hockey team will be up against Great Britain for the bronze medal match.

Let’s look at the complete schedule of Indian athletes for day 15 at Tokyo 2020


  • Men’s 50km Race Walk Final
  • Athlete: Gurpreet Singh | 2:00 AM IST
  • Women’s 20km Race Walk Final
  • Athletes: Bhawna Jat and Priyanka Goswami | 1:00 PM IST
  • Men’s 4*400m Relay Race Round 1 Heat 2
  • Athletes: Amoj Jacob, P Naganathan, Arokia Rajiv, Noah Nirmal Tom and Muhammed Anas Yahiya | 5:07 PM IST


  • Women’s Individual Finals Round 3
  • Athlete: Diksha Dagar | 5:29 AM IST
  • Women’s Individual Finals Round 3
  • Athlete: Aditi Ashok | 5:48 AM IST


  • Women’s Team Bronze Medal Match
  • India vs Great Britain | 7:00 AM IST


  • Women’s Freestyle 50kg Round of 16
  • Seema Bisla vs Sarra Hamdi (Tunisia) | 8:07 AM IST
  • Quarter-Final Match | 8:56 AM IST (*Subject to Qualification)
  • Semi-Final Match | 3:13 PM IST (*Subject to Qualification)
  • Men’s Freestyle 65kg Round of 16
  • Bajrang Punia vs Ernazar Akmataliev (Kyrgyzstan) | 8:49 AM IST
  • Quarter-Final Match | 9:17 AM IST (*Subject to Qualification)
  • Semi-Final Match | 2:52 PM IST (*Subject to Qualification)

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