World number one archer Deepika Kumari lost in the quarterfinals of the women’s event. They were defeated by Korea’s On Sun 6-0. Deepika is now out of the medal race. At the same time, PV Sindhu defeated Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in the quarterfinals of badminton women’s singles.
The eighth day at the Tokyo Olympics was also great for India. During this, boxer Lovlina confirmed another medal for the country. She made it to the semifinals of the women’s boxing 69kg weight category event. Lavina defeated Chinese Taipei player Nien Chin Chen 4-1 in the quarterfinals. Whereas in women’s hockey, India beat Ireland 1-0. At the same time, Deepika Kumari lost in the women’s archery event in the quarterfinals. She was defeated by Korea’s An Sun 6-0.
Sprinter Avinash Sable failed to make it to the final of the 3,000 men’s steeplechase event, while shooter Manu Bhaker missed the final of the women’s 25m air pistol individual event. Boxer Simranjit Kaur lost in the last 16 bouts of 60kg women’s weight category. She defeated Thailand’s Sudaporn Sisondi 5-0.
PV Sindhu defeated Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in the quarterfinals of Badminton Women’s Singles. . Whereas the men’s hockey team will take on Japan. The seventh day in the Tokyo Olympics was a great day for India. If Mary Kom’s match is left out, then all the other Indian athletes performed well.
Lost in the quarterfinals: Deepika Kumari
World number one archer Deepika Kumari also lost the third set. After their defeat, India’s medal-winning hopes suffered a major setback. Deepika is now out of the medal race. In the quarter-finals, Deepika was defeated 6-0 by Korea’s An Sun. Deepika scored 7, 8, 9 in the third set. At the same time, the Korean player managed to score 8, 9, 9. World number 1 archer Deepika Kumari did not look in any way in this match. He scored 10-10 only twice in the match. While Anson scored 10-10 three times.
Avinash Sable could not make it to the final
In the steeplechase event of 3000 men, India’s Avinash Sable could not make it to the final. He made a national record by performing well during this period. But could not qualify for the final. He finished seventh. Avinash managed to set a national record with a timing of 8:18.12. Sable broke his record of 8:20.20 in the Federation Cup in March.
Manu Bhaker misses out on reaching the final
Shooter Manu Bhaker was disappointed once again. She missed out on making the finals of the women’s 25m air pistol event. He had to be in the top 8 to go to the finals. but that did not happen. Manu Bhaker was ranked 11th. The Indian shooter scored 290 in the rapid round and 292 in the precision round. Manu finished fifth in the precision round. Now he will have to return home empty-handed from the Tokyo Olympics. Manu Bhaker participated in many archery events but could not win a single medal. Apart from this, another shooter Rahi Sarnobat also disappointed.
Simranjit Kaur lost 5-0
India has been disappointed in boxing. Simranjit Kaur lost in the last 16 bouts of 60kg women’s weight category. As a result, she was eliminated in the first round. She was defeated 5-0 by Sudaporn Sisondi of Thailand. After this defeat, Simranjit Kaur was out in the Tokyo Olympics.
Boxer Lovlina in the semifinals
Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain created history in Tokyo Olympics. She has reached the semi-finals. After reaching the semi-finals, India’s one more medal has been confirmed. In the quarterfinals, Lovlina defeated Chinese Taipei player Nien Chin Chen 4-1 in the women’s 69kg category.
Dutee Chand disappointed
Runner Dutee Chand has disappointed India. Medals were expected from her this time but she did not live up to the expectations. She finished seventh in the women’s 100 meters (Heat 5).
Indian women’s team’s first win in hockey
The Indian women’s hockey team today opened its account of victory in the Tokyo Olympics. In the match played against Ireland, the team led by Rani Rampal won 1-0. With this win, India’s hopes of reaching the quarter-finals remain intact. In the match, Navneet Kaur scored for India in the 57th minute.
PV Sindhu reaches semi-finals
Indian star badminton player PV Sindhu defeated Akane Yamaguchi of Japan 21-13, 22-20 to make her mark in the semi-finals. With this, India’s medal in badminton has been confirmed. Sindhu picked up the momentum after a sluggish start. Akane Yamaguchi of Japan gave a strong fight in the first game. There was a great fight between the two players. PV Sindhu won the first game 21-13. This game lasted for 23 minutes. In the second game, there was a fierce fight between Sindhu and Yamaguchi. Long rallies took place between the two. Both were trying to outdo each other. Huh. Firyamaguchi is ahead of 20-18. After that, the score again leveled at 20-20. Just after this Sindhu made a spectacular comeback to take the lead over Yamaguji.