TOKYO OLYMPICS DAY 6 UPDATES: Day 6 of the Sumer Olympic Games at Tokyo, 2020 was a roller coaster ride for the Indian contingent. The top contenders survived whereas the probable medal winners were blown out. In a mixed day for India, the girl power shined and kept the country’s hopes alive for yet another medal for India after a silver from Meerabai Chanu.
Here’s a glimpse of events where India participated on Day 6 of the Tokyo Olympics, 2020:
- PV Sindhu beats Ngan Yi Cheung to qualify for Pre-Quarters
Ace shuttler PV Sindhu defeated Hong Kong’s Ngan Yi Cheung by 21-9 and 21-15 to finish first in Group J and qualify for the Pre-Quarterfinals.
- Sai Praneeth crashes out after losing to M. Caljouw
Sai Praneeth, the only hope for India in Badminton Men’s Single lost to Netherlands Caljouw and was out of the Olympics.
- Deepika Kumari qualifies for Quarterfinals
World No. 1 Archer Deepika Kumari defeated USA’s Jennifer Mucino- Fernandez in Women’s Individual Archery Event- Pre-quarterfinal by 6-4 to advance in the quarterfinals and keep the medal hope alive.
- Tarundeep Rai and Pravin Jadhav crashed out
Indian Archer’s Tarundeep Rai and Pravin Jadhav were crashed out of the Men’s Individual Archery Event in the 1/16 eliminations round.
- Pooja Rani defeats Ichrak Chaib to storm into the quarterfinals
Indian female Boxer in the Women’s Middleweight category (69-75 kg) registered a win against Ichrak Chaib of Algeria to book a place in the quarterfinals and keep a medal hope alive.
- Arvind Singh and Arjun Lal qualify for Final B (non-medal)
Indian duo Arvind Singh and Arjun Lal qualified for a non-medal final in Men’s Doubles Rowing event.
- India loses to Great Britain by 4-1
India yet again failed to register a win at the Tokyo Olympics in the Women’s Field Hockey Event. India stands 5th in Group A with three straight losses and very low chances of qualification.
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