Olympics 2021: Boxing full schedule, match timings, live telecast details

Apart from Mary Kom, India will also pin its hopes on Amit Panghal for a medal. File Photo: PTI
India first took part in Olympics boxing in London, 1948. It took a while for India to make its mark in the games, but after Vijender Singh clinched a bronze medal in the middleweight 75kg category at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, there was no looking back. Boxing is one sport where India could expect a medal this year.

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At Tokyo Olympics 2021, India would eye more medals in its tally by relying on its boxers. India will have one of the largest boxing contingents in the Tokyo Olympics, with nine pugilists.


Indian boxers in Olympics


The 2012 London Olympics were even better for India as a medal came in the Women's flyweight (51kg) category and it was none other than Mary Kom who set the pace for boxing at the games. India could have ended up with one more medal as Vijender Singh looked set to win a consecutive medal but he lost in the quarterfinals.


India came close to winning a medal in boxing at the 2016 Rio Olympics but Vikas Krishan Yadav failed after reaching the till quarterfinals.

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The 2012 London Olympics bronze medalist, Mary Kom, will lead India's contingent in Tokyo. India's strong contingent also includes Amit Panghal who will enter as the top seed in Men's 52-kg category. Apart from Mary Kom, India will also pin its hopes on Amit Panghal for a medal.


The following boxers have qualified for Tokyo 2020 Olympics:


The men's side includes world number one and Asian Games champion Amit Panghal (52kg), Manish Kaushik (63kg), Vikas Krishan (69kg), Ashish Kumar (75kg), and Satish Kumar (+91kg).


The women's squad comprises six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg), Simranjit Kaur (60kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69kg), and Pooja Rani (75kg).

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When and Where to watch India's Boxing matches during Olympics 2021:

When India’s Boxing matches will start in Tokyo Olympics 2021?

India’s Boxing matches will start on July 24, 2021.

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India’s archery events will be held between 7:30 am and 1:30 pm  IST.

Which TV channels will live telecast India’s Boxing matches?

Sony Sports Network will live broadcast Tokyo Olympics in India. Sony TEN 3 HD/SD will live telecast India’s archery event with Hindi commentary while Sony TEN 1 HD/SD and Sony TEN 2 HD/SD with English Commentary.

India’s Boxing schedule at Tokyo Olympics: Start Date – 24th July


Date Event Athletes Start time (IST)
24-Jul Women’s Welterweight Round of 32 Lovlina Borgohain From 7:30 am
Men’s Welterweight Round of 32 Vikas Krishan Yadav From 7:30 am
Men’s Super Heavyweight Round of 32 Satish Kumar From 1:30 pm
25-Jul Women’s Flyweight Round of 32 Mary Kom From 7:30 am
Women’s Middleweight Round of 32 Pooja Rani From 7:30 am
Men’s Lightweight Round of 32 Manish Kaushik From 7:30 am
26-Jul Men’s Flyweight Round of 32 Amit Panghal From 7:30 am
Men’s Middleweight Round of 32 Ashish Kumar From 7:30 am
27-Jul Women’s Lightweight Round of 32 Simranjit Kaur From 7:30 am
July 28 to August 8 All Categories - Round of 16, Final rounds and medal matches IF Indian athletes Qualify TBD

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