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India at Tokyo Olympics Day 5: PV Sindhu, Deepika Kumari reach last 16; Pooja Rani in QF - In Photos

PV Sindhu, Deepika Kumari and Pooja Rani were positives for the Indian contingent at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Day 5 which had no medal rounds involving. The Indian women's hockey team however suffered their third straight loss.

PTI [ Updated: July 30, 2021 11:11 IST ]
  • Reigning world champion P V Sindhu advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of women's singles badminton event at the Tokyo Olympics after beating Hong Kong's NY Cheung in a group J match. Sindhu prevailed over world No.34 Cheung 21-9 21-16 in a 35-minute match to top the group.
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    Reigning world champion P V Sindhu advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of women's singles badminton event at the Tokyo Olympics after beating Hong Kong's NY Cheung in a group J match. Sindhu prevailed over world No.34 Cheung 21-9 21-16 in a 35-minute match to top the group.

  • The Indian women's hockey team wasted chances galore to lose 1-4 against defending champions Great Britain on Wednesday, its third consecutive preliminary stage defeat which reduces the side's chances of qualifying for the Olympic quarterfinals. The Indians needed at least a point from this game to be safe but they now will have to win their remaining two matches to have any chance of qualifying for the knockout stage.
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    The Indian women's hockey team wasted chances galore to lose 1-4 against defending champions Great Britain on Wednesday, its third consecutive preliminary stage defeat which reduces the side's chances of qualifying for the Olympic quarterfinals. The Indians needed at least a point from this game to be safe but they now will have to win their remaining two matches to have any chance of qualifying for the knockout stage.

  • Indian rowers Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh failed to qualify for the men's lightweight double sculls final at the Tokyo Olympics after finishing sixth and last in the second semifinal. Arjun and Arvind clocked 6:24.41 to finish last in the six-team semifinal 2 at the Sea Forest Waterway.
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    Indian rowers Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh failed to qualify for the men's lightweight double sculls final at the Tokyo Olympics after finishing sixth and last in the second semifinal. Arjun and Arvind clocked 6:24.41 to finish last in the six-team semifinal 2 at the Sea Forest Waterway.

  • Veteran Indian archer Tarundeep Rai lost to Itay Shanny of Israel in a tight shoot-off finish for a heartbreaking second round exit in his last Olympics appearance at the Tokyo Games. Under windy conditions at the Yumenoshima Park here, both players were locked 5-5 but Shanny, who is 15 years younger to Rai, sealed the match 10-9 with a perfect score in the shoot-off.
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    Veteran Indian archer Tarundeep Rai lost to Itay Shanny of Israel in a tight shoot-off finish for a heartbreaking second round exit in his last Olympics appearance at the Tokyo Games. Under windy conditions at the Yumenoshima Park here, both players were locked 5-5 but Shanny, who is 15 years younger to Rai, sealed the match 10-9 with a perfect score in the shoot-off.

  • Indian archer Pravin Jadhav knocked out world number two Galsan Bazarzhapov in his opening match but suffered a heavy defeat to world champion Brady Elison in the next to make a second round exit in the men's individual section at the Tokyo Olympics
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    Indian archer Pravin Jadhav knocked out world number two Galsan Bazarzhapov in his opening match but suffered a heavy defeat to world champion Brady Elison in the next to make a second round exit in the men's individual section at the Tokyo Olympics

  • Indian boxer Pooja Rani (75kg) out-punched Algeria's Ichrak Chaib in her opening bout to enter the quarterfinals of her maiden Olympic Games. The 30-year-old Indian clinched it 5-0, thoroughly dominating a rival 10 years her junior.
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    Indian boxer Pooja Rani (75kg) out-punched Algeria's Ichrak Chaib in her opening bout to enter the quarterfinals of her maiden Olympic Games. The 30-year-old Indian clinched it 5-0, thoroughly dominating a rival 10 years her junior.

  • 13th seed Praneeth failed to bring his 'A' game to the table once again, going down 14-21 14-21 to Mark Caljouw of Netherlands in 40 minutes for his second defeat in Group D. 
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    13th seed Praneeth failed to bring his 'A' game to the table once again, going down 14-21 14-21 to Mark Caljouw of Netherlands in 40 minutes for his second defeat in Group D. 

  • World no. 1 Deepika Kumari won her round of 64 and round of 32 matches to reach the pre-quarters of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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    World no. 1 Deepika Kumari won her round of 64 and round of 32 matches to reach the pre-quarters of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

  • The Indian pair of K Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar languished at 18th after four races in the men's skiff 49er sailing event at the Tokyo Olympics. The Indian duo finished 18th, 17th and 19th in the three races on Wednesday.
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    The Indian pair of K Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar languished at 18th after four races in the men's skiff 49er sailing event at the Tokyo Olympics. The Indian duo finished 18th, 17th and 19th in the three races on Wednesday.

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