Boxer Lovlina steps towards medals: Tokyo Olympics Day 5: Lovlina Borgohain, participating in the Olympics for the first time, defeated Germany’s veteran Nedin Apetz 3-2 in a tough match. Two goals from drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh beat Spain 3-0 in their third Pool A match.
The disappointing performance of Indian shooters in the Tokyo Olympics continued. At the same time, after recovering from the humiliating defeat of the previous match, the men’s hockey team made a comeback and in boxing, Lovlina Borgohain made it to the last eight. The fourth day in the Olympics (Tokyo Olympics 2020) remained ‘somewhere happy and sad’ for India. In badminton, the pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty were unlucky and crashed out of the men’s doubles race despite registering a second win in the third match. In the third round of table tennis men’s singles, veteran Sharath Kamal won everyone’s hearts with his performance despite his loss against defending world and Olympic champion Ma Long of China.
Sourav Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker disappointed
In shooting, the pair of Choudhary and Manu Bhaker were considered as strong contenders for a medal in the 10m air pistol mixed team event, but after finishing on top in the first stage of the qualification, the pair didn’t seem to be in shape in the second stage and were eventually awarded 380. Had to be content with a seventh-place with an overall score of Rs. This Indian pair had scored 582 points in the first leg. Saurabh and Manu had raised some hopes initially but Saurabh did not get enough support from Manu which ended the team’s medal hopes.
Another Indian pair of Abhishek Verma and Yashaswini Singh Deswal crashed out early in the first leg of the event after finishing 17th with 564 points. Only the top eight teams enter the qualification for the second stage. Two Indian pairs also competed in the 10m Air Rifle mixed team event but could not make it past the first stage of qualification. Elavenil Valarivan and Divyansh Singh Panwar finished 12th with 626.5 points and Anjum Moudgil and Deepak Kumar finished 18th among 29 pairs with 623.8 points.
beat Spain 3-0 in hockey
Shooting Range’s disappointment was somewhat alleviated by the men’s hockey team which beat Spain 3-0 in their third Pool A match thanks to two goals from drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh. Rupinder (15th and 51st minute) scored two goals while Simranjit Singh (14th minute) scored one goal for India against the world’s No. 9 teams Spain. World No. 4 India made a winning start by defeating New Zealand 3-2 in their first match but suffered a 1-7 defeat in the last match against Australia in a one-sided match.
Boxer Lovlina steps towards medals
On Tuesday, Lovlina was the only Indian boxer to enter the boxing ring and did not disappoint the fans. Lovlina, who is competing in the Olympics for the first time, became the first player from the nine-man Indian team to make it to the last eight after defeating German veteran Nedin Apetz 3-2 in the pre-quarterfinals.
In badminton men’s doubles, the world number 10 pair of Satwik and Chirag registered their second win in their third Group A match but it was not enough to advance in the tournament. The world number 10 pair of Satwik and Chirag defeated the world number 18 of Ben Lane and Sean Wendy of Britain 21-17, 21-19 in their third match of Group A, second in the group in a 44-minute match. Won. Indonesia and Chinese Taipei had registered two wins each, but the Chinese Taipei and Indonesian pair were able to reach the knockouts in the group stage, finishing in the top two due to a better margin between winning and losing games. Indonesia’s pair’s game difference was plus three, Chinese Taipei’s plus two, and India’s plus one.
Sharath Kamal, despite a brilliant game, went
down 1-4 to reigning Olympic and world champion Ma Long of China, despite a fine display of his experience, skill, and spirit in table tennis men’s singles. With their defeat, India’s challenge in the table tennis competition of the Tokyo Olympic Games also ended. Sharath said after the defeat, “It was the best three matches of my career, the best match, and the best tournament.”
Vishnu Saravanan and Netra Kumanan created history in sailing They finished 22nd and 33rd respectively after six races in their respective events. Apart from four more races in the competition, ‘Medal Race’ (medal deciding race) left. However, both the sellers of India are far behind in the rankings compared to the top-ranked players.