Olympics 2021: Day 15 (6th August) Team India Results And Updates


Wrestling: Men’s Freestyle 65 KG;
Round 1/8: Bajrang Punia wins his opening round bout to progress to Quarters (FS 65kg); defeated Ernazar Akmataliev of Kyrgyzstan. Bajrang had to fight really hard here to go through!

Quarterfinal: Bajrang Punia storms into Semis (FS 65kg) with pinned win over Iranian grappler Morteza Ghiasi. Bajrang had to use all his experience to sail through! It was mighty close.

Semifinal: Bajrang Punia goes down to reigning Olympic medalist & 3 time World Champion Haji Aliyev 5-12 in Semis (FS 65kg). 
Bajrang will now fight for Bronze medal.

Women’s Freestyle 50 Kg Round 1/8
Seema Bisla loses her opening round bout 1-3 to Sarra Hamdi of Tunisia.

Atheletics: Relay 4×400
India create NEW ASIAN Record in Men’s 4X400m Relay (Heat 2) clocking 3:00.25. Finished 4th in Heat 2. Indian team comprised Muhammed Anas, Nirma Noah Arokia Rajiv, Amoj Jacob 

Overall India finished 9th (out of 16 teams in both the Heats). Missed out qualifying for Final by a whisker. Belgium was last team to qualify at 2:59.37. What an inspiring performance to create New Asian Record.

Golf: Women’s Round 3
Aditi Ashok continues her smashing form; at 2nd spot after 3 rounds. Weather looks dicey for tomorrow’s final round. There is a possibility if weather plays spoilsport, scores till 3rd round would be counted and she will win Silver!