Day 15 of Olympic Games: what to expect?
Today is the fifteenth day of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Athletes will compete for 30 medal sets: boxing, wrestling, taekwondo, basketball, water polo, volleyball, badminton, handball, mountain biking, athletics, diving, triathlon, modern pentathlon, football, gymnastics and golf.
Finals in the individual all-around in rhythmic gymnastics will be held at 21:20 MSK, where the main favorites are the Russian gymnasts Yana Kudryavtseva and Margarita Mamun.
The final in golf competitions among women, where Russia is represented by Maria Verchenova will start at 13:00 MSK. The women's triathlon competitions will be held at 17:00 MSK. Russia is represented by Anastasia Abrosimova, Alexandra Razarenova and Maria Shorets. The women's Olympic mountain bike race, where Russia will be represented by Irina Kalentyeva, will start at 18:30 MSK.
The main favorite in the weight category under 86 kg Russian freestyle wrestler Abdulrashid Sadulaev will wrestle István Veréb (Hungary) and another Russian wrestler Bilyal Makhov will compete with Alen Zasyeyev (Ukraine) in the weight category under 125 kg.
Russian canoeists Ilya Shtokalov and Ilya Pervukhin will compete in the men's canoe double 1000m final and Russian Evgenii Lukantsov will compete in the men's kayak single 200m. Roman Anoshkin, Kirill Lyapunov, Vasily Pogreban, Oleg Zhestkov will compete in the men's sprint kayak four final.
Viktor Minibaev and Nikita Shleikher will perform in the men's 10 m platform semifinal, which will start at 17:00 MSK.