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Tokyo Olympics 2021 Highlights: Sindhu wins bronze, hockey team in semis

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The Indian men’s hockey group defeated Excellent Britain 3-one in a quarterfinal match to qualify for the semifinals of Olympics Games after 49 many years on Sunday. India scored a few field targets via Dilpreet Singh (seventh moment), Gurjant Singh (16th) and Hardik Singh (57th) to seal the acquire for the 8-time Olympic champions. In the meantime, Indian shuttler PV Sindhu won the bronze medal in women’s singles badminton at the Tokyo Olympics. Sindhu defeated China’s He Bing Jiao 21-13, 21-fifteen at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza to insert a second medal to India’s tally at the Olympics.

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The lone purpose for Excellent Britain was scored by Sam Ward in the 45th moment. Even although the final of India’s 8 Olympic gold medals arrived way back in 1980 Moscow Games, there had been no semifinals in that version as only 6 groups had been collaborating. The final time India highlighted in the semifinals of the Olympics was in 1972 Munich Games, in which they shed -two to arch-rivals Pakistan.

India will consider on environment champions Belgium in the semifinal on Tuesday. Belgium defeated Spain 3-one in one more quarterfinal to seal their put in the final 4 spherical. The other semifinal of the men’s hockey competitiveness will be played concerning Australia and Germany.

Sindhu’s historic instant

It is Sindhu’s second medal at the Olympics after she won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She also will become the first Indian woman to acquire two Olympic medals. With Sindhu’s bronze, India has now equalled its tally of 2016 Rio Olympics.

Tokyo 2020 Medal Tally

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India boxer Satish Kumar bowed out of the Tokyo Olympics after losing versus Uzbekistan’s Bakhodir Jalolov in the quarter-finals of the men’s tremendous heavyweight (+91kg) group. Top rated seed Bakhodir Jalolov dominated the bout in all a few rounds as he won by an nameless five- conclusion.

Jalolov with his brief ft and jab kept tagging Satish from the length in the first spherical although the Indian boxer tried out to get on a attainable front foot but failed. The reigning Environment and Asian champion once again confirmed his class in the second spherical and kept Satish at bay.

The southpaw boxer from Uzbekistan easily took the 3rd spherical way too and marched into semis of the showpiece. But complete marks to Satish for placing on a brave display even with his wound reopening and blood oozing out. He refused to stop and battled it out in what was a exhibit of grit and resolve.

Jalolov will now deal with either Excellent Britain’s Frazer Clarke or France’s Mourad Fraaliev in the last 4.

Satish is the first Indian tremendous heavyweight (+91kg) boxer to compete at the Olympics. Before on Thursday, Satish progressed into the quarter-finals after defeating Ricardo Brown of Jamaica in the Round of sixteen by a break up conclusion of 4-one.


BADMINTON: Women’s singles Bronze Medal match: — PV Sindhu wins bronze! Beats He Bing Jiao 21-13, 21-fifteen

HOCKEY: Men’s Quarterfinal: India defeat Excellent Britain 3-one to enter the semifinals, they will deal with Belgium. 

BOXING: Satish Kumar shed five- to environment champion Bakhodir Jalolov in the men’s tremendous heavyweight quarterfinal. 

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