Mirabai Chanu’s win comes two decades after Indian trailblazer Karnam Malleswari became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal. Competing at the 2000 Sydney Games, the Malleswari ace won a bronze medal in the women’s 69kg weight category.
Team India Day 2 (24th July) Results And Updates
Mixed Team 1/8 Eliminations Results
Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav advance to the next round as they get past Chinese Taipei with a 5-3 score.
Men’s Singles:- Sai Praneeth goes down against Misha Zilberman of Israel in his 1st Group stage match.
Men’s Doubles:- Chirag Shetty & Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy made an amazing comeback earlier today, having defeated World No. 3 Chinese Taipei pair of Lee Yang and Wang Chi.
Men’s Welter(63-69kg):- A brave Vikas Krishan Yadav bows out of Men’s Boxing event as he went down against home favorite Quincy Okazawa.
Men’s Hockey:- Victory for the Indian Men’s Hockey team against New Zealand, Full Time Score (3-2)
Women’s Hockey:- Netherland beat India by (5-1) Goals
Women’s 48kg:- Shushila Devi Likmabam goes down against Csernoviczki of Hungary.
Indian Rowing duo Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh finishes 5th in Rowing – Heat 2 event at Tokyo 2020 with the timing of 6:40.33 and have qualified for repechage.
10m Air Rifle Women:- Apurvi Chandela and Elavenil Valarivan miss out on the race for the medals! Apurvi Chandela – 36th and Elavenil – 16th.
10m Air Pistol Men:- Saurabh Chaudhary storms into Final of 10m Air Pistol event as he topped the Qualification with 586 pts. Abhishek finished 17th with 575 points.
10m Air Pistol Men Final:- Saurabh Chaudhary finished a valiant 7th in the Finals of the Men’s 10m Air Pistol event.
Women’s Singles:- Indian Paddler Manika Batra cruised past Tin-Tin Ho whereas Sutirtha Mukherjee made a superb comeback against Linda Bergstroem to move into Round 2.
Mixed Doubles Round 16:- Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra go down against top seeded Chinese Taipei pair of Lin Yun Ju and Ching Cheng in the 1st Round.
Men’s Singles 1st Round:- Sumit Nagal overcomes a rollercoaster encounter against Istomin. Becomes only 2nd Indian to reach the second Round at the Olympics.
Women’s 49kg:- Silver lined beginning for India! Saikhom Mirabai Chanu wins Silver medal in Tokyo 2020 Weightlifting becoming the only 2nd Indian weightlifter ever to win an Olympics medal.