Rio de Janeiro: Though India have failed to win any medal till Day 6 of the Games, Day 7 will see India in contention in the men’s individual archery event as Atanu Das will be vying for glory in the Elimination 1/8 round. India will also start its campaign in athletics where Vikas Gowda will be seen in action in the men’s discus throw qualification round, while Manpreet Kaur will fight it out in the women’s shot put qualification round. Jinson Johnson, Gurmeet Singh, Manish Singh Rawat, Ganapathi Krishnan are other athletes who would be hoping or the best on Friday.
Meanwhile, in boxing Vikas Krishan will be against O Sipal of Turkey.
Let’s catch the action live:
Vikas Krishan beats Turkey's Onder Sipal to enter in to the quarter-finals.
Sania Morza and Rohan Bopanna beat Britain's Andy Murray and Heather Watson to breeze into the mixed doubles semifinals with a 6-4 6-4 win in just 67 minutes.
India play 2-2 draw against Canada in an engrossing encounter.
Scott Tupper scores for Canada, converts a penalty corner. Scores India 2, Canada 2.
Canada captain Scott Tupper equalises and it's 1-1.
India score through Akashdeep, lead 1-0.
Ramandeep Singh scores, gives India 2-1 lead.
India and Canada tied at 1-1
Men's Discus Throw: Vikas Gowda fails to qualify for the next round after throwing 57.79, 58.99 and 58.70 in his three attempts.
Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa lose to Netherlands' Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek 21-16, 16-21, 21-17, crash of event
India’s Jinson Johnson bows out of men's 800m after failing to qualify from his Heat event.
India’s Manpreet Kaur finishes 20th in shotput qualification round, bows out of the event.
Shooting: Indian shooters Gagan Narang and Chain Singh fail to qualify for 50m air rifle prone finals. Gagan Narang scores 623.1 for 13th place, while Chain Singh scores 619.6 and finishes at 36th place.
S.Korean Lee Seung-yun takes Set 5 (28-28) and takes the match 6-4. Atanu crashes out of the event.
Atanu loses fourth set and is down 3-5.
The 3rd Set is tied 27-27. Atanu-Seung-yun tied at 3 points each.
Atanu Das gets three 10s and equalises with the 2nd set win (30-28).
Seung-yun wins the 1st Set 30-28.
Atanu Das takes on South Korean Lee Seung-Yun in the Men's Round of 16.