Tokyo Olympics Live Updates Day 1: Mirabai Chanu won India’s first decoration at the Tokyo Olympics, winning a silver award in 49kg weightlifting with a complete lift of 202 kg. Saurabh Chaudhary completed seventh in the 10m air gun last. The couple of Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav lost to Korea in the blended group quarter-finals. Shuttler B Sai Praneeth crashes out in the first round. India paddlers Manika Batra and Sharath Kamal lose to Chinese Taipei in the first round. Harmanpreet Singh’s support gives India a success in their first men’s hockey match of Group A. Elavenil Valarivan and Apurvi Chandela neglected to create their best in the Women’s 10m Air Rifle Qualification. Also, shooter Saurabh Chaudhary completed seventh in the men’s 10m air gun occasion.
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- JUL 24, 2021 01:04 PM IST
- Next up: R1 match between Sutirtha Mukherjee and Linda BergströmAfter Manika Batra, the focus will be on Sutirtha Mukherjee, who will take on Linda Bergström in her women’s single first round match.
- JUL 24, 2021 12:59 PM IST
- Djokovic in actionMeanwhile, Novak Djokovic begins his campaign. He won the first set 6-2 against Bolovia’s Hugo Dellien.
- JUL 24, 2021 12:57 PM IST
- BATRA IS THROUGH TO THE SECOND ROUNDAND SHE IS THROUGH! What a resounding Round 1 victory from Manika Batra in her women’s singles first round match against GBR’s Tin-Tin Ho. Never looked in doubt and she must feel really good after her disappointing result with Sharath Kamal in the mixed doubles event.In just 30 minutes, Batra wins 11-7,11-6,12-10,11-9
- JUL 24, 2021 12:45 PM IST
- Game 3: Batra saves 4 game point, Manika leads 3-0Great Britain’s Tin-Tin Ho seems to have found some rhythm but is not able to hold her serves well enough. From leading 6-2, she now leads 7-5. Batra is also struggling on her own serve. She makes it 6-8 with a cracking down the line forehand for a winner.Nervy from Tin-Tin. From 10-6 up, Batra has now fought back to make 10-9. However, the Brit still has one more game point.Manika saves 4 game points!Now she has a game point in hand. Inside out forehand placed at the left corner.AND SHE WINS IT 12-10
- JUL 24, 2021 12:36 PM IST
- Game 2: Batra takes 2-0 leadManika Batra, after facing an early exit in the mixed doubles event with Sharath Kamal, starts her women’s singles campaign in style.She takes a 2-0 lead after winning the second game 11-6
- JUL 24, 2021 12:33 PM ISTNext up: We have the the Table Tennis Women’s first roundTin-Tin HO vs Manika Batra in the women’s singles
Game 1: India’s Manika Batra wins the first game 11-7
- JUL 24, 2021 12:31 PM IST
- GOLD MEDAL FOR Javad ForoughiGOLD MEDAL FOR Javad Foroughi in the men’s 10m air pistol event. Silver goes to Damir Mikec and Pang Wei wins bronze.
- JUL 24, 2021 12:27 PM IST
- Shooting updatesThe 19-year-old Saurabh Chaudhury still has another chance, in the mixed team event with Manu Bhaker. He needs to take the breathtaking form from their world cup triumphs for that one! All four world cup golds in 2019 was theirs
- JUL 24, 2021 12:21 PM IST
- Mirabai Chanu, what a big achievement