Eighth day of Olympic Games: what to expect?

Eighth day of Olympic Games: what to expect?

Today is the eighth day of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Athletes will compete for 21 medal sets: rowing, cycling, athletics, shooting, fencing, trampoline, weightlifting, tennis and swimming. More matches in men's volleyball and women's water polo will be held.

At 15:00 MSK, the qualification in men's 25m rapid fire pistol shooting will begin. Finals in this discipline scheduled for 18.30. 

In fencing, saber team tournament will be held today.

Five sets of medals in athletics will also be awarded on Saturday.

In addition, Olympic tournament in swimming will end today. Four sets of medals will be awarded.

Qualifications of men's tournament in trampoline begins at 20:03.

Rowing competitions will also end today.

In weightlifting, men will compete for medals in the category up to 94kg.

At 21:00, Russian men's volleyball team will meet with world champions - Poland.

Boxing tournament semi-finals in the category up to 91kg will be held.