The 2020 Summer Olympics, formally the Events of the XXXII Olympiad and marketed as Tokyo 2020, is an intra multinational event taking place in Tokyo, Japan, from July 23 to August 8, 2021. Today is the 6th day and here are the fresh Indian updates so far-
Victory Of PV Sindhu
A huge day for India, as badminton star PV Sindhu got off to a great start by defeating Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt 21-15, 21-13 in the Round of 16 matches to advance to the quarterfinals. With a victory against Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt, PV Sindhu qualified for the badminton women’s singles quarterfinals. In just 40 minutes, the Rio Olympics silver medalist finished the championship 21-15, 21-13. PV Sindhu of India advanced to the quarterfinals after defeating Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark in consecutive wins. Pusarla V. Sindhu of India celebrates with her coach Tae Sang Park after clinching her women’s singles badminton round against Ngan Yi Cheung of Hong Kong China at the Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo.
Excellent Performance By PV Pooja Rani
While PV Sindhu advanced to the Round of 16 in women’s singles badminton, boxer Pooja Rani won convincingly to go to the pre-quarterfinals in the women’s middleweight division (75kg) and move closer to a medal. Pooja Rani of India defeated Algeria’s Ichrak Chaib to go to the quarterfinals of the women’s middleweight division. Pooja is currently just one victory away from a medal.
Disappointment For Deepika Kumari
Deepika Kumar, the world’s number one archer, escaped a fright in the Round of 16, while Pravin Jadhav and Tarundeep Rai were eliminated. Deepika Kumari, the world number one archer, overcame US teenager Jennifer Mucino-Fernandez 6-4 to advance to the pre-quarterfinals of the women’s solo event and keep India’s medal chances alive. For world number one archer Deepika Kumari, who admitted to being anxious about living up to the expectations, success in the Tokyo Olympics would be like winning a war against herself. Deepika overcame some nerves to beat US youngster Jennifer Mucino-Fernandez 6-4 on Wednesday, keeping Indian hopes alive on a day when Tarundeep Rai and Pravin Jadhav were eliminated. Archer Deepika Kumari got off to a strong start in the solo event, winning two rounds in a row to get to the 1/8 Eliminations round.
Deepika keeps her medal chances alive by making the final 16. On a day when her colleagues Tarundeep Rai and Pravin Jadhav were eliminated in the second round, Deepika appeared to be under pressure at first, as she began out in the red zone, concluding a dismal seven at Yumenoshima Park. Deepika dropped the first set by one point, but she fought back with three consecutive tens to take a 4-2 lead. She, on the other hand, was unable to win the match in the fourth set after misfiring a six in her second arrow.
The Outstanding Performance By Men Hockey Team And The Defeat of Women Hockey Team
With a convincing 3-1 win against reigning champions Argentina in their penultimate group match, the Indian men’s hockey team advanced to the Olympic Games quarterfinals. India put up a strong performance to defeat reigning champions Argentina 3-1 and book a place in the quarterfinals. Satish Kumar and Mary Kom, both boxers, will be hoping to move to the quarterfinals by winning their bouts. The sixth day of the Tokyo Olympics, however, started badly for India, when the women’s hockey team lost for the third round in a row, 1-4, to reigning champions Great Britain. India lost for the third time in a row in women’s hockey at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Qualification of Satish Kumar
Satish Kumar of India has had an impressive Olympic debut, defeating Ricardo Brown in the men’s +91 kg division. He’s advanced to the quarterfinals. Satish Kumar, a boxer from India, advanced to the men’s +91kg quarterfinals after defeating Jamaica’s Ricardo Brown 4-1.
After a goalless first two quarters, Varun Kumar gave India the lead against reigning champions Argentina in the 43rd minute, before Vivek Sagar Prasad (58th) and Harmanpreet Singh (59th) sealed the game in the final minutes. They’ve also sealed their place in the quarterfinals with this win. Previously, Indian rowers,
Arvind Singh and Arun Lal Jat placed fifth in their Men’s Double Sculls Final B, putting them in 11th position overall. The trip to the Tokyo Olympics for Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri began today, with the Indian moving up to T8. -2 after Hole 7. Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat, both from India, are competing in the Women’s 25m pistol event. Rahi came in seventh place in the precision round of her relay; the rapid round has yet to begin.
In archery, Atanu Das and Yu-Cheng Deng of Chinese Taipei draw 5-5 in the 1/16 Elimination round. However, he wins it in a shoot-out to go to the pre-quarterfinals. Archer Pravin Jadhav was eliminated from the individual tournament after losing in the 1/16 Eliminations round to World No. 1 Brady Allison. Finally, Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh of India progressed to the Lightweight men’s double sculls Final B, finishing the race in 6:24.41.