Singaporeans in action

Winning shot: A face is painted onto the helmet of China's Zhong Tianshi, as she waits to compete in the women's keirin track cycling second round at the Velodrome on Saturday. She went on to finish 11th in the event won by the Netherlands' Elis Ligtlee.
Winning shot: A face is painted onto the helmet of China's Zhong Tianshi, as she waits to compete in the women's keirin track cycling second round at the Velodrome on Saturday. She went on to finish 11th in the event won by the Netherlands' Elis Ligtlee.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

FENG TIANWEI, YU MENGYU, ZHOU YIHAN

Table tennis: Women's team s-finals - v China (9pm)

JOVINA CHOO/AMANDA NG

Sailing: 470 women, races 9 & 10 (tomorrow, 12.15am)

GRISELDA KHNG/SARA TAN

Sailing: Women's 49er FX, races 7, 8 & 9 (tomorrow, 12.05am)


Pick of the action

17 GOLDS AT STAKE

ATHLETICS

Men's 800m finals (tomorrow, 9.25am) Kenya's David Rudisha has been virtually unbeatable in this event, and the world-record holder will be looking to win his second straight Olympic gold in this race.

CYCLING

Men's Omnium (from 9.21pm) Britain's Mark Cavendish is the favourite in this event, which sees riders use their skills and speed in a five-race format over two days.

MARATHON SWIMMING

Women's 10km final (8pm) The most gruelling swimming event begins, as 25 female athletes spend nearly two hours racing along the famous Copacabana Beach.


Tweetbits

Mo Farah! The man with the plan!! Got up & handled his Biz!! Righto GB!!

SAMUEL L. JACKSON

The American actor cheering Briton Mo Farah's comeback from a fall to turn in a gold-winning 10,000m performance.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 15, 2016, with the headline 'Singaporeans in action'. Print Edition | Subscribe