So that's all we have for the day. India's Bajrang Punia missed out on the Silver/ Gold Medal. But he will be playing for the bronze medal on Saturday. Aditi Ashok can still win a silver medal. The Indian women's hockey team also missed out on the bronze medal. Here's the medal tally for India.
India's Priyanka Goswami secured a 17th place finish, while Bhawna Jat 32nd in Women’s 20km Race Walk Final.Check tweet here:
Highlights for #IND #Olympics
India's Priyanka Goswami finishes 17th with a timing of 1:32:36, Bhawna Jat 32nd (1:37:38) in Women's 20km Race Walk Final— Doordarshan Sports #TokyoOlympics (@ddsportschannel) August 6, 2021
The Indian men's 4x400m relay team, competing in Round 1 Heat 2 at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, failed to qualify for the finals. Nonetheless, they scripted an Asian record with a time of 3:00:25.
The Netherlands women's team won the gold medal in hockey at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. They beat Australia 2-1 to win the gold.
Netherlands wins GOLD medal in Women's Hockey ; BEAT Argentina 3-1 in Final.
It was the battle between World No. 1 & 2.
✨ Its 4th Olympic Gold medal for Netherlands. #Tokyo2020 #Tokyo2020withIndia_AllSports pic.twitter.com/bTvvPIOdvr— India_AllSports (@India_AllSports) August 6, 2021
Bajrang Punia will compete for a Bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics 2020 as he lost 12-5 in the semi-final bout against Azerbaijan's Haji Aliyev. The Indian wrestler will now wait for his opponent in the repechage round and will be aiming for a podium finish with a win in that bout.
Bajrang Punia defeated Iran's Ghiasi Cheka to move to the semi-finals of the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The Indian won the bout by pinning his opponent.
Bajrang Punia emerges victorious in his opening round of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 against Kyrgyzstan's Ernazar Akmataliev.
India women's hockey team fell short of a bronze medal after a defeat to Great Britain in the third-place match.
Seema Bisla has lost her opening round match at Tokyo 2020. She lost to Tunisia's Sarra Hamdi 3-1 in the round of 16.
IND 3-2 GBR, HT: Elena Rayer and Sarah Robertson had put GBR in a two-goal lead but a brace from Gurjit Kaur brought India back into the game and then Vandana Katariya put them in the lead.
We are at the business end of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 and we have a few events that would only help Indians in increasing the medal tally. On day 13, we had the Indian Men's Hockey team winning the bronze medal after 41 years as they went on to beat Germany 5-4. The social media was flooded with congratulatory messages from the fans and other prominent personalities to wish the Indian Men's hockey team. However, India's Vinesh Phogat will return home empty-handed as she lost to Vanesa Kaladzinskaya in Women’s 53kg. Team India at Tokyo Olympics 2020 Schedule for August 6: Check Out Full Schedule, Timings, Events & Live Streaming Details for Day 14.
Phogat had lost the quarterfinal match. Anshu Malik also failed to get a bronze medal. On the other hand, we had Ravi Kumar Dahiya who settled for a silver medal in the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Dahiya, the Indian wrestler was beaten 7-4 Zavur by Uguev of the Russian Olympic Committee. Thus he had to settle for a silver medal. The biggest heartbreak for the day was the match between Deepak Punia and Myles Amine where the Indian wrestler lost in the dying seconds of the game. In fact, he was in the lead 20 seconds before the final hooter and suddenly Amine scored a two-pointer.
Talking about day 14, we have the likes of Aditi Ashok, Diksha Dagar, Bajrang Punia and others who will be in live action. Punia will be starting off with Tokyo Olympics 2020 journey.