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In Photos: Mirabai Chanu steals the show on Day 1, Sumit Nagal also scripts history in Tokyo

With the silver medal, Chanu also opened India's medal account at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

PTI [ Updated: July 30, 2021 11:12 IST ]
  • Mirabai Chanu created history by clinching India's first silver medal in weightlifting in Olympics' history. Chanu won the medal in the 49kg category.
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    Mirabai Chanu created history by clinching India's first silver medal in weightlifting in Olympics' history. Chanu won the medal in the 49kg category.

  • The 26-year-old lifted 87kg in snatch and 115kg in the Clean and Jerk event to score a total of 202 during the 49kg category final to create Indian history. 
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    The 26-year-old lifted 87kg in snatch and 115kg in the Clean and Jerk event to score a total of 202 during the 49kg category final to create Indian history. 

  • With the silver medal, Chanu also opened India's medal account at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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    With the silver medal, Chanu also opened India's medal account at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

  • Sumit Nagal became only the third Indian to win a men's singles match at an Olympics edition and the first in 25 years, when he edged past Denis Istomin in a three-setter at Tokyo. 
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    Sumit Nagal became only the third Indian to win a men's singles match at an Olympics edition and the first in 25 years, when he edged past Denis Istomin in a three-setter at Tokyo. 

  • The Indian men's hockey team made a winning start to their 2020 Tokyo Olympics campaign with a 3-2 victory over New Zealand in their Group A game.
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    The Indian men's hockey team made a winning start to their 2020 Tokyo Olympics campaign with a 3-2 victory over New Zealand in their Group A game.

  • The Indian mixed team in archery comprising Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav crashed out in the quarterfinals, losing to South Korea 2-6. Earlier, the two had secured a place in the quarterfinals by overcoming the Chinese Taipei pair of Lin Chia-En and Tang Chin-Chun.
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    The Indian mixed team in archery comprising Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav crashed out in the quarterfinals, losing to South Korea 2-6. Earlier, the two had secured a place in the quarterfinals by overcoming the Chinese Taipei pair of Lin Chia-En and Tang Chin-Chun.

  • The start to India's table tennis campaign was disappointing with A Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra losing 0-4. Though India's slim hopes for a table tennis medal in mixed doubles vanished in no time, Manika and Sutirtha Mukherjee made promising starts to their women's singles campaign.
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    The start to India's table tennis campaign was disappointing with A Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra losing 0-4. Though India's slim hopes for a table tennis medal in mixed doubles vanished in no time, Manika and Sutirtha Mukherjee made promising starts to their women's singles campaign.

  • Indian men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty dished out a sensational show to beat the world no. 3 pair of Yang Lee and Chi-Lin Wang of Chinese Taipei.
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    Indian men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty dished out a sensational show to beat the world no. 3 pair of Yang Lee and Chi-Lin Wang of Chinese Taipei.

  • Indian shooters were off to a poor start at the Tokyo Olympics as first-timer Elavenil Valarivan and Apurvi Chandela failed to qualify for the finals of the women's 10m air rifle event.
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    Indian shooters were off to a poor start at the Tokyo Olympics as first-timer Elavenil Valarivan and Apurvi Chandela failed to qualify for the finals of the women's 10m air rifle event.

  • Indian judoka Sushila Devi's challenge in the Tokyo Olympics came to an early end as she lost her contest to Hungarian Eva Csernoviczki.
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    Indian judoka Sushila Devi's challenge in the Tokyo Olympics came to an early end as she lost her contest to Hungarian Eva Csernoviczki.

  • The Indian women's hockey team fought valiantly in the first two quarters before losing steam to go down 1-5 against world no.1 Netherlands in their Tokyo Olympics opener. 
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    The Indian women's hockey team fought valiantly in the first two quarters before losing steam to go down 1-5 against world no.1 Netherlands in their Tokyo Olympics opener. 

  • Indian medal hope Saurabh Chaudhary could not replicate the form he displayed in the qualifications to finish a disappointing seventh in the men's 10m air pistol final.
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    Indian medal hope Saurabh Chaudhary could not replicate the form he displayed in the qualifications to finish a disappointing seventh in the men's 10m air pistol final.

  • Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (69kg) was out-punched 0-5 and left with a bloodied eye by local favourite Sewonrets Quincy Mensah Okazawa as he bowed out of Tokyo Olympics.
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    Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (69kg) was out-punched 0-5 and left with a bloodied eye by local favourite Sewonrets Quincy Mensah Okazawa as he bowed out of Tokyo Olympics.

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