Tokyo Olympics 2021: Day 3 Results (25th July) Team India, PV Shindu and MC Mary Kom

Day 3 (25th July) Results and Updates

Shooting: 10m Air Pistol Women’s Qualification – Manu Bhaker & Yashaswini Deswal miss out on qualifying for Final of 10m Air Pistol event. Manu finished at 12th spot (575). Yashaswini finished at 13th spot (574). Last shooter to qualify (577 pts)

Shooting: Skeet Men’s Qualification Day 1 – At end of Day 1 of Qualification, Angad Bajwa at 11th spot (73 pts). Mairaj Khan at 25th spot (71 pts). Remaining 2 series will be shot on Day 2 of Qualification tomorrow. Top 6 will Qualify for Final.

Artistic Gymnastics: Women’s Qualification – Gymnast Pranati Nayak finishes 14th in the Qualification Round with an overall score of 42.565 as the event continues.

Rowing: Lightweight Men’s Double Sculls: Good news folks, our Rowers (Arjun Lal & Arvind Singh) have qualified for Semis by finishing 3rd in Repechage round.

Badminton: Women’s Singles Group Play Stage – P.V Sindhu starts with a bang; beats Polikarpova Ksenia (WR 58) 21-7, 21-10 in just 28 mins. Next she will take on Hongkong’s Cheung Ngan Yi (WR 34) in her 2nd & final group stage match.

Tennis: Women’s Doubles First Round – In a surprising turn of events, Sania Mirza & Ankita Raina knocked OUT in Doubles 1st round by Kichenok twins 6-0, 6-7, 8-10. The Indians had won the 1st set 6-0 & were leading 5-3 in 2nd!

Shooting: 10m Air Rifle Men’s Qualification – Both Divyansh Panwar (World No. 2) & Deepak Kumar fail to qualify for 10m Air rifle event. Deepak finished 26th (624.7 pts). Divyansh finished 32nd (622.8 pts). Total 47 shooters were in the fray. 8 qualified for Final

Sailing: Laser Radial Women’s Race 1 & 2 – Sailor Nethra Kumanan finished 33rd in Race 1, and race 2 finished 16th place.

Table Tennis: Men’s Singles Round 2 – Sathiyan Gnanasekaran let go of 3-1 lead; knocked OUT in 2nd round by Siu Hang Lam (WR 95). Sathiyan had received 1st round Bye. Ironically, Sathiyan had got the better of Lam on 2 occasions earlier.

 Laser Men’s Race 1 – Sailor Vishnu Saravanan finished 14th in Race 1.

Table Tennis: Women’s Singles Round 2 – Star Indian paddler Manika Batra upset higher ranked Margaryta Pesotska (WR 32) 4-3 in 2nd round. Next she will take on World No. 16 Sofia Polcanova for a place in Pre-QF.

Sailing: Laser Men’s Race 2 – Reschedule

Boxing: Prelims- Round of 32 – Women’s 51 Kg – 
Mary kick starts her Olympics campaign on a strong note, dominating Garcia Hernandez. Score (4-1)

 Men’s: India vs Australia Pool A, Match 7- Result
India 1- 7 Australia 

Boxing: Prelims- Round of 32 – Men’s 63 Kg – 
Manish Kaushik crashes OUT in 1st round (63kg); loses to Luke McCormack 1:4 in 1st round.

Swimming: Women’s 100m Backstroke Heat 1 – Maana Patel clocks 1:05.20 in Heat of 100m Backstroke event; finished 2nd out of 3 swimmers. Best 16 athletes out of all Heats will progress to the Semifinals.

 Men’s 100m Backstroke Heat 3 – Srihari Nataraj