Tokyo Olympics : Pooja Rani in boxing, Deepika Kumari in archery reaches quarterfinals


The performance of Indian players in the Tokyo Olympics on the sixth day was mixed. Earlier in the day, the Indian women's hockey team suffered a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Britain. But star badminton player PV Sindhu registered a thumping victory over Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan-Yi 2-0 to make it to the third round. On the other hand, in archery, Praveen Jadhav, performing amazingly, defeated the world's number two archer Galson of Russia to enter the next round. But in the last 16, he had to face defeat against world No. 1 archer Brady Ellison.

Apart from these, women archer, Deepika Kumari secured a place in the quarterfinals in the women's archery event due to her excellent game. At the same time, women boxer Pooja Rani, who entered the Olympic ring for the first time, won her first match 5-0 and reached the quarterfinals. At the end of the day, B Sai Praneeth suffered his third consecutive Olympic defeat in men's singles badminton. He lost to Mark Callow of the Netherlands at the end of the group match.

Pooja in quarterfinals in boxing

Boxer Pooja Rani gave a tremendous performance in her very first match. In the women's middleweight (69-75kg) event, she defeated Algeria's Ichrak Chab 5-0 to seal her place in the quarterfinals. With this win, she has become the second Indian boxer to reach the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics.

Sindhu's victory

India's star shuttler PV Sindhu has kept India's medal-winning hopes alive in the badminton event at the Tokyo Olympics. Today she defeated Cheung Ngan Yi of Hong Kong 2-0 to reach the next round. Sidhu defeated Cheung Ngan 21-9, 21-16 in this match.

Deepika reached the quarterfinals

World number one and India's star archer Deepika Kumari has entered the women's quarterfinals. She defeated Jennifer Muccino Fernandez of America 6-4 (25-26,28-25,27-25, 24-25, 26-25) in the last 16 rounds. Earlier, Deepika defeated Karma of Bhutan 6-0 in round-of-32.

Indian women's hockey team lost to Britain

The Indian women's hockey team had to face defeat in the Tokyo Olympics. In this match, the UK women's hockey team defeated India 4-1. The women's team has been disappointed so far in the Tokyo Olympics. The Indian team got many chances to score but did not get success. The biggest failure of the Indian team has been that it could not convert the penalty corner into a goal. This is the third consecutive loss for the women's hockey team at the Olympics.

Tarundeep's journey in archery ended

The journey of India's archer Tarun Deep has come to an end in the Tokyo Olympics. He was defeated in the round of 32 matches. He was up against Itay Shaini of Israel. He could score 24 points in the first set. On the other hand, Shaini won this round with 28 points. In the second set, Tarundeep scored 10-8-9 to score 27 points. Whereas Israel's player scored 26 points and the score was tied at 2-2. After this, the third set was tied at 27-27, besides the score was also tied at 3-3. Then in the fourth set, Tarundeep scored 28 points while Itay Shaini could score 27 points. This set was won by Tarundeep but in the next round, Shaini managed to win. In the shoot-off match, Tarundeep scored 9 points, while Shane scored 10 to win the match.

disappointment in rowing

India has been disappointed in the rowing event at the Tokyo Olympics. India had a chance to win a medal in this event but missed it. India's rowing challengers Arjun Lal and Arvind lost in the semifinals A/B of the men's double sculls and finished last. Six pairs were taking part in this event, in which the top three finishers have reached the finals.

Praveen Jadhav lost to Alison

India's star shooter Praveen Jadhav suffered a defeat in the men's archery event at the Tokyo Olympics. Jadhav, who performed brilliantly in the round of 32, lost in the last 16 against world No. 1 archer Brady Ellison of America. Alison defeated Jadhav 6-0 in the last 16. Jadhav scored 27 in the first set, 26 in the second set, and 23 in the third. While Alison scored 28 in the first set, 27 in the second, and 26 in the third. Earlier, Jadhav had made it to the last 16 by defeating world No. 2 archer Galson of Russia.

Sai Praneeth lost

B Sai Praneeth suffered his third consecutive Olympic defeat in badminton men's singles. He lost to Mark Callow of the Netherlands at the end of the group match.