India had a mixed outing on Day 6 with many positives to take than negatives as the Men’s hockey team secured their place in the Quarter-Finals with PV Sindhu, Archer Atanu Das and Boxer Satish Kumar also moved closer to a medal at the Olympics. Meanwhile, Mary Kom was knocked out of the tournament after the Round of 16 loss. India's recap of Day 6.
Swimmer Sajan Prakash missed out on a semi-final spot despite finishing second in his Heat. The Indian recorded a time of 53.45 seconds in Men's 100m Butterfly but it wasn't good enough for a final four spot.
👉 Sajan Prakash finished 46th overall (out of 55 swimmers).
👉 He clocked 53.45s in his Heat where he finished 2nd.
👉 Sajan's PB: 53.27s
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Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash finished 2nd in Men's 100m Butterfly Heat 2. Prakash has put himself in a great position to qualify for the semi-finals as the best 16 athletes across eight Heats progress.
And Mary Kom Loses to against Colombia's Ingrit Loren, ousted from the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
In an hour's time, we shall have Mary Kom's match against Ingrit Valencia. This will be the Round of 16 game. Check out the live streaming details for the game here.
Anirban Lahiri gets off to a solid start at the Kasumigaseki Country Club with a 4-under 67 in the opening round of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 golf competition.
India has so far had a good day at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, Abhinav Bindra also took to social media and was quite happy with the way things worked out for India so far in the day. He posted a tweet on social media.
Meanwhile, Vishnu Saravanan finishes on position 26 in Laser Race 7.
So Rahi Sarnobat and Manu Bhaker participated in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 Shooting Precision Round. Bhaker finished 5th & Sarnobat secured 25th position.
Sumit Kumar beats Ricardo Brown by 4-1 and has advanced to the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
The men's hockey team, shuttler PV Sindhu and boxer Mary Kom would all be in action on Thursday on Day 6 as the Indian contingent looks to maintain their hopes of walking away with more medals in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. The action will start off with rowing as Arjun Lal and Arvind Singh will be in action in lightweight men's double sculls final B. Team India at Tokyo Olympics 2020 Schedule for July 29: Check Out Full Schedule, Timings, Events & Live Streaming Details For Day 6.
Having registered a 3-0 win over Spain, the Indian men's hockey team will look to keep the momentum going when they take on defending Olympic champions Argentina in their fourth match at Oi Hockey Stadium on Thursday. India's Rahi Sarnobat and Manu Bhaker will resume India's shooting challenge at the ongoing Games, when they take the field in the first precision round of qualification in the Women's 25M Pistol competition on Thursday at the Asaka Shooting range.
As a result of her progressing from the Group Stage, star shuttler PV Sindhu will face Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt in the round of 16 here at the Musashino Forest Plaza Court 2 on Thursday and if she emerges triumphant, then she will square off in the quarterfinals. Archer Atanu Das will also be in action as he would square off against Chinese Taipei's Deng Yu-Cheng in the 1/32 Eliminations match in the men's individual round and the Indian would be looking to march ahead. Tokyo Olympics 2020 Medal Tally Live Updated: Japan Lead Medal Table, India Placed 42nd In Country-Wise Medal Standings.
Boxers Satish Kumar and Mary Kom will also be in action in their respective round of 16 matches and both of them would be looking to enter the quarterfinals and if they do so, both of them would be one more win away from assuring themselves a medal. Golf will also get underway on Thursday and two Indians -- Anirban Lahiri and Udayan Mane (men's individual stroke play round one) will be in action. In the last event of the day, Sajan Prakash would be seen in action in Men's 100m Butterfly -- Heat 2 event.