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Tokyo 2020 - Where To Watch The Irish In Action On Day Two

Tokyo 2020 - Where To Watch The Irish In Action On Day Two
By Eoin Harrington Updated
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It's been a strong start for Ireland in Tokyo, with impressive wins for Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy, and for Kurt Walker on day one. There's plenty more Irish involvement on Sunday at the Olympics - and we have all the info you need on where to watch the Irish in action on day two at Tokyo 2020.

Who are the Irish in action on day two at Tokyo 2020?

Once again, the Irish involvement kicks off with the rowing in the late hours of Saturday night into Sunday morning. The duos of Aileen Crowley/Monika Dukarska and Aoife Casey/Margaret Cremen have a second shot at reaching the semi-finals in the Women's Pair repechage and Lightweight Women's Double Sculls repechage respectively.

Sanita Puspure faces the Women's Single Sculls quarter-final at 3am, with Ronan Byrne and Philip Doyle in semi-final action in the Double Sculls at 4:40am.

Annalise Murphy of Ireland celebrates with her silver medal after the Women's Laser Radial Medal race at Rio 2016. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Annalise Murphy will be looking to add to her silver medal from Rio in the laser radial, while there are also Irish in action in the canoe slalom and equestrian.

As we move into the late morning and early afternoon, Danielle Hill and Mona McSharry take to the pool for their heats, while Emmet Brennan faces a tough fight against the Asian champion Dilshod Ruzmetov in the light heavyweight boxing.


Late on Sunday evening, Russell White represents Ireland in the triathlon.

How to watch the Irish in action?

RTÉ's coverage on Sunday begins at 1:30am on RTÉ 2, in time for the first of the rowing repechages. The coverage runs through to 3:30pm on RTÉ 2, before a two hour highlights programme at 7pm hosted by Darragh Maloney.

The men's triathlon begins after RTÉ's coverage has wrapped, but you can watch that in Ireland on Eurosport 1 from 10:15pm.


What else to look out for on day two in Tokyo?

Sunday will see the first ever Olympic skateboarding gold medal handed out, with the men's street final at 4:25am.

Premier League footballers Richarlison, Eric Bailly, and Amad Diallo will be involved when Brazil take on Cote d'Ivoire in the men's football Group D at 9:30am.

Naomi Osaka of Japan lights the Olympic Cauldron during the opening ceremony in Tokyo. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Home favourite Naomi Osaka lit the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony on Friday, and she gets her singles tennis campaign underway on Sunday. Her match with Saisai Zheng of China is second up on Centre Court (the first game starts at 3am).

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