Tokyo Olympics Highlights: Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya Shine; Heartbreak For Women's Hockey Team
Tokyo Olympics Highlights: Neeraj Chorpa and Ravi Dahiya were the stars for India on Wednesday as Indian women's hockey team suffered a heartbreaking loss in the semis to Argentina
It was a mixed day for India at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday. Neeraj Chopra started the day in fine fashion as he qualified for the men's javelin throw final as he breached the automatic qualification with his first attempt. He registered a throw of 86.65m and topped Group A of the qualification round. Shivpal Singh, the other javelin thrower, failed to make it to the final. Earlier, Lovlina Borgohain lost her semi-final bout and took home the bronze medal.
In wrestling, Ravi Dahiya defeated Nurislam Sanayev of Kazakhstan in the men's freestyle 57kg category to assure India of at least a silver medal. Deepak Punia lost his semi-final bout and will now compete for the bronze medal on Thursday. Anshu Malik also managed to make it to the repechage round as the wrestler to whom she lost opening round reached the final of women's freestyle 57kg. In golf, Aditi Ashok finished the day tied second while Diksha Dagar finished at 56th place.
Indian women's hockey went down fighting against Argentina in the semi-final. They will now take on Great Britain in the bronze medal match.
Highlights From Tokyo Olympics 2020
- 15:31 (IST)Wrestling - David Morris vs Deepak Punia - SemifinalMen's Wrestling Freestyle 86kg - Deepak Punia LosesIndia's Deepak Punia loses 10-0 against David Morris of USA in Men's Freestyle 86kg wrestling semi-finalsMorris gives no breathing space as he cruises to victory versus Punia
.@deepakpunia86 goes down to #USA David Morris Taylor III in the semifinal of the Men's freestyle 86 Kg.— SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) August 4, 2021
To play for Bronze tomorrow, 5 August #Wrestling#Tokyo2020 #Olympics#Cheer4India pic.twitter.com/GkGFReG3YS
- 15:07 (IST)Wrestling - Nurislam Sanayev vs Ravi Dahiya - Semi-FinalMen's Freestyle 57kg - Ravi Dahiya Wins - Advances To The FinalIndia's Ravi Dahiya defeats Nurislam Sanayev of Kazakhstan in the semi-finals of the men's Freestyle 57kg wrestling and assures the country of at least a silver medal by qualifying for the finalDahiya scripts an epic comeback and a silver medal is assured!
RAVI ADVANCES TO FINAL!!#IND #RaviDahiya advances to the Final of Men’s freestyle 57 Kg by Victory by fall (VFA) against #KAZ Nurislam Sanayev— SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) August 4, 2021
With this India is guaranteed their 4th medal in #Tokyo2020#Wrestling#Olympics#Cheer4India pic.twitter.com/AnyB1Hld9I
- 13:27 (IST)Women's Park SkateboardingSkateboardingJapan's Sakura Yosozumi, 19, wins the women's park skateboarding final to take gold12-year-old Kokona Hiraki takes silverSky Brown, 13, wins bronzeHiraki becomes the youngest Olympic medallist since French rower Noel Vandernotte in 1936Read More: Tokyo Olympics: Japan's Sakura Yosozumi Wins Battle Of The Teens For Olympic Women's Park Skateboarding Gold
- 11:19 (IST)Busenaz Surmeneli vs Lovlina Borgohain- Semifinal 1Women's Welter (64-69kg) - Lovlina Borgohain LosesAfter losing the first two rounds, India's Lovlina Borgohain loses the third and the match by a unanimous decision against top seed Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey in the women's Welter (64-69kg) category semi-finalsA brave fight from the Indian, who still brings the bronze medal for the country
- 10:46 (IST)Boxing - Busenaz Surmeneli vs Lovlina Borgohain- Semifinal 1Women's Welter (64-69kg)Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain will soon face top seed Busenaz Srmeneli of Turkey in the women's Welter (64-69kg) category semi-finalsIndia have high hopes from Lovlina, who has already assured the country a medal by qualifying to the semifinals
- 09:27 (IST)Women's 400m Hurdles - Final - World RecordWorld Record BrokenSydney McLaughlin of USA clocks 51.46 to take gold in WR timeUSA's Dalilah Muhammad wins silver in 51.58Femke Bol of Netherlands takes bronze in 52.03Read More: Tokyo Olympics: USA's Sydney McLaughlin Smashes World Record To Win Women's 400m Hurdles Gold
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- 05:19 (IST)Tokyo 2020 - August 4 - Start Of Day - Hello And WelcomeHello and welcome everyone to the Live Blog of 2020 Tokyo Olympic GamesIt promises to be an exciting day for the Indians with the likes of javelin throwers Neeraj Chopra and Shivpal Singh, wrestlers Deepak Punia, Ravi Kumar and Anshu Malik, golfers Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar all in action.The Indian women's hockey team will feature in the semifinal as they take on Argentina. Boxer Lovlina Borgohain will play her Welter semifinal match against the top seed Busenaz SurmeneliSo sit back and stay tuned for Live Updates