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Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 7: Lovlina Boroghain assuring India second medal For India, PV Sindhu Enters into the Semifinals


Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 7: Day 7 was by far one of the best days for the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. First up, Indian Boxer Lovlina Boroghain ensured India its second medal at Tokyo Olympics 2020. She defeated Chinese Taipei’s Nein-Chin Chen in the quarterfinals assuring herself of at least a bronze medal in the 69kg category. Berghain will now compete against Turkey’s Busenaz Surmeneli in the semi-finals on Thursday, 4th August.

Indian Shuttler PV Sindhu advanced to the semi-finals after defeating Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in straight sets. 

Indian women’s hockey team bagged their first win at the Tokyo Olympics after defeating Ireland women by 1-0. Indian Men’s Hockey team also defeated Japan by 5-3 in their last group match. The team finished at the second spot to enter the quarterfinals. 

The World number 1 archer, Deepika Kumari ended her campaign at Tokyo Olympics after losing straight-set against Korean An San. Archer Atanu Das is the last archer left at the games keeping the medal chances alive for India. 

In the 25m pistol event, both Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat crash out at the rapid-fire stage as both finished outside of the top 8 positions on the ranking table. 

The athletics events kickstarted on Friday at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.  Even though Avinash Sable failed to qualify at the end of 3000m steeplechase heats, he bettered his own National record of 8:20.20 to 8:18.12. MP Jabir and Dutee Chand also failed to qualify for the 400m Hurdles and 100m finals. India’s 4×400 mixed Relay team finished at the last spot in their heats and therefore got eliminated. 

Equestrian Fouaad Mirza finished the day at the 7th spot in the Eventing Dressage Day 1. 

Also Read: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain assures India second medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020



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