Boxer Lovlina Borgohain finished with a bronze and the women's hockey team went down to Argentina in Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday. But the best news came from wrestling as Ravi Kumar entered the final of the men's freestyle 57kg category to ensure at least a silver medal for India. Neeraj Chopra entered the final of the javelin event while Aditi Ashok made a splendid start to her golf campaign. (MEDAL TALLY | AUGUST 4 HIGHLIGHTS |NEWS)
India at Tokyo Olympics - Day 13, August 4 RESULTS
Men’s javelin throw qualification: Group A – Neeraj Chopra – topped qualifying with a throw of 86.65m, in final
Men’s javelin throw qualification: Group B – Shivpal Singh – with a best throw of 76.40 finished 27th among 31 competitors to exit (FULL REPORT)
Women’s welterweight (69kg) semi-final: Lovlina Borgohain lost 5-0 vs Busenaz Surmeneli (TUR) to finish with a bronze medal (India's third at Tokyo 2020) (FULL REPORT)
Women’s Round 1: Aditi Ashok – Tied 2nd with a card of four-under 67
Women’s Round 1: Diksha Dagar – Tied-56 with a card of five-over 76 (FULL REPORT)
Women’s semi-final: Argentina beat India 2-1. India will play for bronze against Great Britain on Aug. 6 (FULL REPORT)
Men’s freestyle 57kg 1/8 round: Ravi Kumar beat Oscar Tigeros (COL) 13-2-
Men’s freestyle 57kg quarter-final: Ravi Kumar beat Valentinov Vangelov (BUL) 14-4
Men’s freestyle 57kg semi-final: Ravi Kumar beat Nurislam Sanayev (KAZ) to enter final (FULL REPORT)
Women’s freestyle 57kg round of 16: Anshu Malik lost to Iryna Kurachkina (BLR) 8-2. She will get a second shot to play for bronze through the repechage rule.
Men’s freestyle 86kg 1/8 round: Deepak Punia beat Ekerekeme Agiomor (NGR) 12-1
Men’s freestyle 86kg quarter-final: Deepak Punia beat Lin Zushen (CHN) 6-3 to enter semis.
Men’s freestyle 86kg semi-final: Deepak Punia lost to David Morris Taylor (USA) 10-0. Will play for bronze now. (FULL REPORT)