Day three of the Olympics gets underway with competitions in a number of sports, including equestrian, judo, table tennis and weight lifting. And by the end of the day, medals will be awarded in judo and weightlifting.
In equestrian the individual and team cross country eventing competitions will be held Monday, with the United States among the teams looking to position themselves for a medal. The U.S. finished the dressage portion of the competition tied for sixth place with New Zealand, with Germany and France tied for the lead.
Equestrian, eventing individual and team cross country — 9 a.m. Eastern
In judo two Americans will take to the mat, with 2012 bronze medalist Marti Malloy looking to win another medal in the women’s 57kg division and Nick Delpopolo looking to make up for a disappointing showing at the last Summer Olympics. Not only did Delpopolo lose in the quarterfinal round, but it was later revealed that he’d failed a drug test. He’ll be looking for redemption in Rio, and the action begins at 9 a.m. Eastern.
Prelims & quarterfinals, women’s 57 kg and men’s 73 kg (Mat 1) — 9 a.m. Eastern
Prelims & quarterfinals, women’s 57 kg and men’s 73 kg (Mat 2) — 9 a.m. Eastern
Repechage, semifinals and medal matches, women’s 57 kg and men’s 73 kg — 2:30 p.m. Eastern
The men’s and women’s singles table tennis tournaments move into the third round Monday, with one American scheduled to compete. Lily Zhang faces Suh Hyo-Won of South Korea in a third round match, with Zhang looking to remain alive in a tournament that has featured its fair share of upsets over the first two days.
Lily Zhang vs. Suh Hyo-Won, Table 1 — 10 a.m. Eastern
All Table Tennis — 10 a.m. Eastern
Last but not least there are competitions in two different weight classes in weightlifting, with the men’s 62 kg (137 lbs) and women’s 58 kg (128 lbs) divisions being contested. Athletes such as China’s Chen Lijun (men’s 62 kg) and Chinese Taipei’s Kuo Hsing-Chun (women’s 58 kg) will be competing, and both are expected to at minimum contend for a medal.
Men’s 62 kg Group B, Women’s 58 kg Group B — 9 a.m. Eastern
Women’s 58 kg Group A (Medals) — 2:30 p.m. Eastern
Men’s 62 kg Group A (Medals) — 6 p.m. Eastern