Team India had a heartbreaking day in Badminton and Shooting on Tuesday. The day started on a bright note as Indian shooters Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary topped their mixed team air pistol qualification Stage 1 but they finished 7th in Stage 2 to miss medal events.
In badminton, men’s doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy & Chirag Shetty were thrashed by Wolrd No. 1 Indonesians. Sumit Nagal was beaten in straight sets by World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev.
In Boxing Ashish Kumar also lost to Chinese Erbieke Tuoheta in Round of 32by 5-0. Meanwhile, boxer Lovlina Borgohain advanced to quarterfinals and is a step away from winning a medal. She will face Nien-Chin Chen of Chinese Taipei in the quarterfinal on Friday (July 30).
How Lovlina won her first #Olympics bout 👇🥊
— #Tokyo2020 for India (@Tokyo2020hi) July 27, 2021
In Table Tennis Manika Batra lost to Manika Batra lost to Austria’s Sofia Polcanova 11-8, 11-2, 11-5, 11-7 in the third round.
In Hockey the men in blue gave a superb performance on Tuesday as they beat Spain 3-0.
Indian women’s Hockey Team suffer 0-2 defeat to Germany women in the Pool A match. A poor outing for the Rani Rampal And Co as they failed to convert chances in the mega clash.
India Olympics 2021 July 28 Schedule Day 5:
6:30 AM: Women’s Pool A (India vs Great Britain)
7:30 AM: Women’s Singles Group Play Stage Group J (PV Sindhu vs Ngan Yi Cheung)
7:31 AM: Men’s Individual 1/32 Eliminations (Tarundeep Rai vs Oleksii Hunbin of Ukraine)
8:00 AM: Lightweight Men’s Double Sculls Semifinal A/B 2 (Arjun Lal Jat-Arvind Singh)
8:35 AM: Men’s Skiff – 49er – Race 02 (Ganapathy Kelapanda, Varun Thakkar) Followed by Race 03, Race 04
12:30 PM: Men’s Individual 1/32 Eliminations (Pravin Jadhav vs Galsan Bazarzhapov of ROC)
2:14 PM: Women’s Individual 1/32 Eliminations (Deepika Kumari vs Karma of Bhutan)
2:30 PM: Men’s Singles Group Play Stage – Group D (B Sai Praneeth vs Mark Caljouw of Netherlands)
2:33 PM: Women’s Middle (69-75kg) – Round of 16 (Pooja Rani vs Ichrak Chaib of Algeria)