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Asian Games 2023 India, 3rd Day: Schedule Today: India vs. Pakistan Squash And Volleyball Clash; Bhavani Devi In Action

On the third day of the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, sports enthusiasts can look forward to a riveting lineup of events that will ignite the passion of fans, especially with the legendary India vs. Pakistan rivalry taking centre stage in multiple competitions.

Volleyball Clash: India vs. Pakistan
In a high-stakes showdown, the Indian men's volleyball team is set to face off against their arch-rivals from Pakistan in the 5-6th playoff.
This match promises to be a nail-biter as both teams vie for supremacy on the court.

Squash Battle: India vs. Pakistan
Adding to the excitement, the Indian squash team will kick off their Hangzhou 2023 campaign by going head-to-head with Pakistan in the group stages. Expect intense rallies and fierce competition as these neighbouring nations clash on the squash court.

Shooting for Glory
The Indian shooting team, known for their excellence, will once again be in the spotlight as they compete in the 10m air rifle mixed team event, aiming to secure more Asian Games medals. The entire nation will be closely watching as they aim for victory.

Fencing Quest
Fencer Bhavani Devi is on a quest for glory in the women's individual sabre competition. With her exceptional skill and determination, she aims to secure a medal for India in this demanding sport.

Sailing Towards Success
Indian sailors will be vying for medals in various events. Notable Olympians like KC Ganapathy-Varun Thakkar, Siddeshwar Indar Doiphode-Ramya Saravanan, Sudhanshu Shekhar-Preeti Kongara, Neha Thakur , Harshita Tomar-Shital Verma, and Eabad Ali will all be competing with strong medal prospects.

Judo and More
Judokas Avtar Singh, Indubala Devi Maibam , and Tulika Maan will be looking to secure podium spots in their respective weight categories.

Men’s Hockey Pursuit of Gold
Following their spectacular 16-0 win over Uzbekistan, the Indian men’s hockey team is determined to secure gold and earn the coveted Paris 2024 Olympic quota. Their next challenge awaits them in the form of Singapore in Pool A.

Day 3 Schedule - Key Events (Indian Standard Time, IST)

Men’s 57kg Round of 32: Sachin Siwach (IND) vs Asri Udin (MAS) - 12:30 PM
Men’s 92+kg Round of 16: Narender (IND) vs Elchoro Uulu Oomatbek (KGZ) - 6:15 PM

Men’s and women’s skeet qualification, individual and team phase 1 - 6:30 AM onwards
Women’s 25m pistol precision individual and team - 6:30 AM onwards
Medal event: 10m air rifle mixed team qualification - 6:30 AM onwards

Medal event: Dressage Prix St-Georges team and individual - 5:30 AM onwards

Men’s and Women’s team matches - 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM

Medal event: Women’s sabre individual (Bhavani Devi) - 6:30 AM onwards

Track Cycling
Women’s and Men’s team events - 7:30 AM onwards

Men’s classification 5th-6th match: India vs. Pakistan - 4:00 PM

Men’s and Women’s Individual rounds - 12:30 PM onwards

Street Fighter V: Champion Edition matches - 7:20 AM onwards

Preliminary Men’s Pool A: India vs. Singapore - 6:30 AM

Medal events - 7:30 AM onwards

Medal events and qualifying races - 8:30 AM onwards

Women’s 100m freestyle, 200m backstroke, and Men’s 1500m freestyle and 4x100m medley relay - 7:30 AM onwards

Multiple singles and doubles matches - 7:30 AM onwards

Men’s 70kg and 60kg quarter-finals - 5:00 PM onwards