Rio Olympics 2016 schedule, day 11: PV Sindhu, Hardeep Singh only Indians in action

India will not compete in any medal events on Tuesday. However, the country's medal hopes will rest on these performances, especially shuttler PV Sindhu's. A win for her will mean a semi-final slot and a shot at an elusive Olympic medal.

FP Sports August 16, 2016 14:20:26 IST
Rio Olympics 2016 schedule, day 11: PV Sindhu, Hardeep Singh only Indians in action

Which sports will Team India compete in on day 11 of the Rio Olympics?

Day 11 of the Rio Olympics 2016 will see just two Indians in action — PV Sindhu and Hardeep Singh, in badminton and wrestling, respectively.

Rio Olympics 2016 schedule day 11 PV Sindhu Hardeep Singh only Indians in action

PV Sindhu will face a steep task in the quarters. AP

Who will be the Indian athletes in action?

In badminton, PV Sindhu remains the sole Indian woman still participating, and will take on China's Wang Yihan in the quarter-final. Two-time World Championship bronze-medalist Sindhu will face a steep task against Yihan, who won silver at the 2012 London Games after defeating Saina Nehwal in the semi-finals.

In wrestling, Hardeep Singh will take on Turkey's Cenk Ildem in the men's Greco-Roman 98-kg round-of-16 eliminations.

Here are all the Indians in action on day XI:

PV Sindhu

Hardeep Singh

Rio Olympics 2016 schedule day 11 PV Sindhu Hardeep Singh only Indians in action

File photo of Hardeep Singh in action. Getty Images

What time will these events happen? (all times in IST)

Hardeep Singh's qualification round will be at 7.10 pm.

PV Sindhu's quarter-final is scheduled for 3.25 am.

What are India's medal prospects?

India will not compete in any medal events on Tuesday. However, the country's medal hopes will rest on these performances, especially shuttler PV Sindhu's. A win for her will mean a semi-final slot and a shot at an elusive medal.

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