Indian women's boxer Lovlina Borgohain has reached the semi-finals of the 69 kg weight category by defeating China Nien Chen of Chinese Taipei.
Another medal for India in Tokyo Olympics has been confirmed. Indian women's boxer Lovlina Borgohain has reached the semi-finals of the 69 kg weight category by defeating China Nien Chen of Chinese Taipei. In all three rounds, Lovlina did not allow the rival boxer to last. In the first round, 3 out of 5 judges have ruled in favor of Lovlina. In the second round, all 5 judges found Lovlina as the winner. If Lovlina wins this match, then her medal will be confirmed. Another Indian boxer Simranjit Kaur was knocked out in the first round after losing 5-0 to Sudaporn Sisondi of Thailand in the 60kg weight category.
On the other hand, Deepika Kumari has reached the quarterfinals of Archery. She defeated Ksenia Perova of Russia 6-5 in a shootout in the pre-quarterfinals. She will face An Sen of South Korea in the quarterfinals. The quarter-final match is today at 11 am.
Deepika won the first set 27-25 over Senia, while Senia won the second set 27-26. In the third set, Senia won 28-27. After this, Senia came back in the fourth set and leveled 26-26. After this won the fifth set 28-25. The match went to a shootout. In this, Deepika took 10 points, while Senia could take only 8 points.
The same, today Lovlina Borgohain in Boxing, PV Sindhu in Badminton will present the challenge. Lovlina and Sindhu have to play the quarter final match. If Lovlina wins the bout, she will become only the second Indian woman boxer after MC Mary Kom to secure an Olympic medal. Sindhu faces a tough challenge from Akane Yamaguchi of Japan.
Shooting - Indian shooters Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat have been eliminated from the qualifying event of the women's 25m air pistol event. Bhaker finished 11th with a score of 582 while Rahi finished 32nd with 573 points.
Athletics - India's Avinash Sable finished seventh in round heat 2 of men's 3000m steeplechase. However, he set a new national record by clocking 8 minutes 18.12 seconds.
Hockey - Due to heavy rain, the match of Indian women's hockey team will start from 9.15 am. Indian team is facing Ireland team today. Whereas at 03:00 PM: India vs Japan, Men's Pool-A match
from 11:15 am: Quarter Final match
at 12:15 pm: Semi- Final match at 12:15 pm: Semi-
at 01:00 pm: Bronze Medal Match
01:15 pm: Gold Medal match
at 08:45 am: MP Jabir, Men's 400m Hurdles, 1st Round Heat 5
at 08:45 am: Dutee Chand, Women's 100m, 1st Round Heat
at 04:42 pm: Mixed 4x400m Relay Race, Round 1 Heat 2
at 01:15 pm: PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi (Japan), Women's Singles Quarterfinal
02:00 PM: Fawad Mirza
Live from Tokyo Olympics: India's second Medal guaranteed, Boxer Lovlina Borgohain crushed fourth seed Chinese Taipei Chen in the semi-finals. -Published by The Beyond News (Sports).