Olympics 2021: Day 8 Results, Team India, Lovlina Borgohain, PV Sindhu

Team India: Results Day 8 (30th July) News and Updates


Boxing
Women’s Light (57-60kg) – Prel-R16: Simranjit Kaur Baatth loses in 2nd round (60kg) to Thai pugilist by unanimous verdict (0:5). She had received 1st round Bye.

Women’s Welter (64-69kg) Quarterfinal 2: Lovlina Borgohain ensures 2nd medal for India at Tokyo, Beats former World Champion from Taipei 4:1 to storm into Semis. Such a proud moment folks. 2 time World Championships medalist. 2 time Asian Championships medalist, Now an Olympic medalist. Ladies & Gentlemen: A big round of applause for Lovlina Borgohain who is only 2nd Indian female Boxer to win an Olympics medal/

Hockey
Women’s Pool A l: India Vs Ireland: India beat Ireland 1-0 in their penultimate Group match. India still in the hunt for QF spot; To take on South Africa tomorrow in their final Group match. India at 5th spot currently with one win & 3 losses. Top 4 will qualify for Final. Tomorrow: Nederland Vs Germany | Great Britten Vs Ireland

Men’s Pool A: India finish off their Group stage in style; beat Japan 5-3. India’s QF opponent will be known once all group stage matches are over.


Badminton
Women’s Singles Quarterfinal P.V Sindhu enters Semis after beating home favorite Akane Yamaguchi 21 13, 22-20

Equestrian
Eventing Dressage Day 1 – Session 1
Eventing Dressage Day 1 – Session 2
FouaadMirza Seigneur Medicott put up a brilliant performance to score only 28 penalty points, claiming 7th position at the moment! Bravo team

Golf
Men’s Round 2 – Anirban Lahiri
Men’s Round 2 – Uday Mane

Shooting:
25m Pistol Women’s Qual. Rapid – Final Result of 25M Pistol event (Qualification) even as both Manu & Rahi missed out on qualifying for Final. Manu Bhaker finished 15th with 582 pts, Rahi Sarnobat finished 32nd with 573 pts. Total 44 shooters | 8 qualified for Final.

Archery
Women’s Individual 1/8 Eliminations and Quarterfinal:
Deepika Kumari is through to QF with a 5-6 hard-fought win over Ksenia Perova, but Deepika Kumari goes down in QF to top seed An San of South Korea 0-6.

Athletics
Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Rnd 1 – Heat 2 – Heartbreak for Avinash Sable as even his National Record 8:18.12 is not enough to qualify for Final. Overall he finished 13th amongst 44 athletes. Total 15 (Top 3 from 3 Heats + 6 best athletes qualify for Final)

Women’s 100m Round 1, 2, and 3 – Dutee Chand finished 45th overall out of 54 athletes in 100m race. She finished 7th (out of 8 athletes) in her Heat clocking 11.54s. Her PB: 11.17s would have been enough to take her into Semis.

Men’s 400m Hurdles Round 1 – Heat 5 – MP Jabir finished last in Heat 5 clocking 50.77s; missed OUT on Semis spot. Overall Jabir finished 33rd (out of 36 athletes). His PB timing of 49.13s would have been enough to take him into Semis.

4x400m Relay Mixed Round 1 – Heat 2Indian team (Yahiya, Revathi, Subha, Arokia) finish last in their Heat clocking 3:19.93 in Mixed 4X400 Team relay event. OUT of contention for Final spot. Infact India’s PB: 3:15.71 also won’t have taken them to Final.


Sailing –

Men’s Skiff – 49er Race 7-9: K C Ganapathy & Varun A Thakkar finish 17, 11 and 16 in Race 7, 8 and 9, which places them 17th overall. 3 more qualifying races to go.

Women’s Laser Radial Race 9-10:
Nethra finished 37th and 38th in Race 9 and 10 to be placed 35th overall. Only top 10 compete in the Medal Race, bringing an end to Nethra’s debut Olympic Games. Spirited sailing action by the young sailor!

Laser Men Race 09 and10
Vishnu finished a brilliant 3rd in Race 9 – best by any Indian. He further finished 15th in Race 10 and was placed 20th overall. Only the top 10 athletes compete in the Medal Race, brining an end to the young sailor’s brilliant Olympics debut!