The rescheduled 2020 Summer Games will kick begin at the moment with a grand opening ceremony on the National Stadium in Tokyo amid the shadow of Covid-19 pandemic. World No.1 Deepika Kumari was inconsistent however the male archers’ efficiency was merely underwhelming within the Olympics’ rating rounds, prompting a rejig of India’s blended pair mixture on a topsy-turvy day on the Yumenoshima Park right here on Friday

Here’s the variety of members per nation confirmed thus far:

South Korea

26 athletes on the opening ceremony

Flag bearers: Hwang Sun-woo and Kim Yeon-koung

Total staff members: 354 (232 of that are athletes)


About 30 to 40 athletes on the opening ceremony

Flag Bearers: Miranda Ayim and Nathan Hirayama

Total staff members: 370


25 members on the opening ceremony (athletes and officers)

Total staff members: 228 (119 of that are athletes)


About 50 members on the opening ceremony (athletes and officers)

Total staff members: 472 athletes (complete members unavailable)

United States:

About 200 athletes, although some may choose in or out on the final minute

Flag bearers: Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez

Total staff members: 613.

The Koreans, who stayed away from all International competitions within the build-up to the Olympics since 2019, reigned supreme, together with a top-three end within the ladies’s part the place younger sensation An San shattered a 25-year-old Olympic document.

The Indian males’s staff of Atanu Das, Pravin Jadhav and Tarundeep Rai, nevertheless, didn’t put up significantly spectacular scores and nearly managed to sneak into prime 10 within the staff rankings.

Deepika slipped from fourth on the midway mark to complete ninth with 663 factors which was manner beneath her greatest International rating rating of 686.

“I feel my performance was good as well as bad…it was in between I would say,” Deepika mentioned.

Tokyo Olympics 2021 opening ceremony

Archers, shooters, boxers, and hockey squad amongst others from the Indian contingent won’t be attending the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony on Friday apart from Mary Kom and Manpreet Singh. Around 50 folks will attend the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics from the Indian aspect in view of the COVID-19 considerations within the Japanese capital. In the ceremony, India is at serial quantity 21 within the march previous. The sequence of march previous is as per the Japanese alphabet and solely six officers can take part from every taking part nation.

Tokyo Olympics 2021 opening ceremony dwell telecast and streaming particulars

Doordarshan and Sony Sports Network will dwell telecast the opening ceremony of Olympics 2021 from 4:30 pm IST. Sony Ten 2 HD/SD will dwell broadcast the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony on cable community whereas DD Sports and DD National will dwell telecast the marquee occasions opening ceremony on Doordarshan’s D2H community. Meanwhile the dwell streaming of opening ceremony might be obtainable on Sony LIV app and web site.

Archery’s rating rounds timings

Deepika completed the rankings spherical at ninth place. Deepika’s efficiency will assist her to keep away from the Koreans within the early rounds for the person competitors. World Number 1 Deepika Kumari will now compete in opposition to Bhutan’s Karma within the Round of 32 of Elimination Rounds, beginning on twenty seventh July.

The males’s particular person rating spherical will start at 9:30 am IST. The attracts might be selected the idea of efficiency within the rating spherical. Tarundeep Rain, Pravin Jadhav and Atanu Das would compete in males’s staff occasion. The mixture of their factors would decide their draw within the subsequent spherical. While Atanu Das may even pair along with his spouse Deepika Kumari in blended staff’s occasion.


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