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LIVE UPDATES FROM THE TOKYO OLYMPICS: PV Sindhu, Boxer Satish Kumar, and the Men's Hockey Team Reach the Quarterfinals

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Thursday, 29th July 2021


In badminton, India's PV Sindhu defeated Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt 2-0 in the Round of 16 to advance to the quarterfinals of the women's singles event, while in boxing, India's Satish Kumar defeated Jamaica's Ricardo Brown 4:1 in the Round of 16 of the men's Super Heavy (+91kg) category to advance to the quarterfinals. In a men's Pool A match, the Indian men's hockey team defeated defending champions Argentina 3-1 to advance to the quarterfinals. In a thrilling match of the men's individual 1/16 Eliminations, India's archer Atanu Das defeated South Korean archer Oh Jin Hyek 6-5. Manu Bhaker of India finished fifth in shooting, while Rahi Sarnobat finished 25th in the women's 25m Pistol (Precision) qualification round. The women's 25m Pistol (Rapid) qualification round will be held tomorrow, with the top eight shooters qualifying in both the Precision and Rapid finals. Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh from India finished fifth in the Lightweight Double Sculls Final B and 11th overall with a time of 6:29.66. In other sports, Anirban Lahiri and Udayan Mane of India began their campaign in the Tokyo 2020 Men's Individual Stroke Play. Today, the legendary Mary Kom continues her quest for Olympic gold.

In tennis, a mouthwatering clash between world number one Novak Djokovic and Japan's own Kei Nishikori will be played out as Djokovic aims for Olympic gold after winning all Grand Slam titles this year.

 

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