Tokyo Olympics 2020 started on the 23rd of July. But due to covid-19 restrictions, many people were not able to watch the Olympic games live at the stadium. But luckily NBC made certain preparations so that they can show the Olympic games live on their official website as well as on other television channels. Today was the second day of the Olympic games. As we have experienced in these two days we can clearly see that the game is becoming interesting day by day. Before moving onto the schedule of the third day let’s have a highlight of today.
India has already made a place in Tokyo Olympic 2020 as weightlifter Mirabai Chanu had won a silver medal in weightlifting in the 49 kg category. She lifted 87 kg in snatch and then she lifted 115 kg in clean and jerk. Her hard work definitely paid off as she became the second Indian weightlifter to win an Olympic medal. She also made an Olympic record when she lifted 115 kg in the clean and jerk. Team India is already active in all of the games.
Indian Olympic fans are very interested to see all the games and the hard work of other athletes.
Meanwhile, Vikas Krishan lost to Mensah Okazawa in boxing. And the Indian women’s hockey team lost to the Netherlands in 1-5. This all ups and down had given rise to excitement among all the fans and eagerness to know about furthermore events.
For a 10-meter air pistol women’s qualification, shooters Yashaswini Singh Deswal, and Manu Bhaker will participate. And for a 10-meter air rifle, men’s qualification shooters Deepak Kumar and Divyansh Singh Panwar will participate. In women’s hundred-meter backstroke-heat 1 Maana Patel will participate and for men’s hundred-meter backstroke-heat 3 Srihari Natraj will do so.
PV Sindhu will be in action tomorrow.
She will compete against Ksenia Polikarpova of Israel. Tomorrow Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina will compete against Liudmyla Kichenok and Nadia Kichenok for women’s doubles first round in tennis. Today India’s men hockey team won against New Zealand by 3-2. So tomorrow they will compete against Australia. Also, boxer Manish Kaushik will compete against Luke McCormack of Great Britain. India’s best boxer Mary Kom will also take part in women’s flyweight 48-51 kg and will compete against Miguelina Hernandez
Gracia of the Dominican Republic. Indian hockey women’s team will compete against Germany.
For table tennis round 2, Manika Batra will take part in women’s singles round 2 and will compete against Margaryta Pesotska of Ukraine, whereas sathiyan gnanasekaran will compete with Siu Hang Lam of China for men’s singles round 2. For rowing, Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh will come into action. For gymnastics, Pranati Nayak will take part in women’s qualification subdivision 1.
As per schedule, it seems that tomorrow the Olympic games will be really interesting to see. As surely many great Indian athletes will be taking part in rowing, shooting, Equestria, gymnastics, table tennis, and boxing which will definitely result in an interesting atmosphere.