Olympics 2021 (Day 14, 5th August): Team India Results And Updates

India at Olympics 2021 (Day 14, 5th August): Results And Updates

 
Hockey
End India’s 41-year medal drought in Men’s Hockey, thus scripting India’s resurgence in global hockey. India WIN BRONZE medal after defeating Germany 5-4. It’s 1st Olympic Hockey medal for India in 41 Years.
 
2008 Beijing: Didn’t Qualify 
2012 London: Finished last (12th) 
2016 Rio: Finished 8th 
2020 Tokyo:🥉 
 
Golf

Women’s Individual Round 2 – Aditi Ashok continues her fine form: at joint 2nd spot after 2 rounds (9 under par). 2 more rounds to go.

 
Wrestling: 

Men’s Freestyle 57kg (Gold Medal Match): Ravi Kumar Dahiya gets Silver medal; gave his absolute best before going down fighting to 2 time reigning World Champion Zaur Uguev 4-7 in Final. It’s 2nd Silver medal for India & 5th medal overall at Tokyo.


Men’s Freestyle 86kg (Bronze Medal Match) Deepak Punia loses Bronze medal bout (FS 86kg) 2-4 to Myles Amine.

Women’s Freestyle 57kg (Repechage Round) – Anshu Malik loses to reigning Olympic silver medalist Valeria Koblova 1-5 in Repechage round (57kg) OUT of contention for medal.

 

Women’s Freestyle 53kg (1/8 Final) – Vinesh Phogat beats reigning Olympic Bronze medalist Sofia Mattsson to storm into QF (53kg).And Vinesh did it in style by winning 7-1.

 
Vinesh Phogat goes down to 2 time World Champion Vanesa Kaladzinskaya in QF (53kg). Vinesh was pinned down. Vinesh Bronze medal chances (via Repechage) eliminated as her QF victor Vanesa loses in Semis. From being a Gold medal contender, it would be a no medal show for Vinesh at Tokyo.
 
Athletics
Men’s 20km walk Final – Sandeep Kumar finishes 23rd in Men’s 20km Race Walk clocking 1:25:07 (4:02 mins behind leader) Relatively slow paced race due to intense heat. Massimo Stano of Italy won Gold clocking 1:21:05.
 
Rahul Rohilla finished 47th clocking 1:32:06 while Irfan KolothumThodi clocked his SB time of 1:34:41 to finish 51st in the event.