After Mirabai Chanu won the first medal for India on the opening day of the Tokyo Games, hopes of a second medal continue to grow. It was a good start to Day 6 for team India. After the rowing team of Arjun and Arvind finished 11th, India’s best show at Olympics, Indian shuttler PV Sindhu beat Mia Blichfeldt in straight games to advance to quarters.
Archer Atanu Das stunned London Olympics gold medallist Oh Jin-Hyek to enter pre-quarterfinals. Meanwhile, Manu Bhaker finished 5th with a score of 292 while Rahi Sarnobat stands at 18th spot with a score of 287 in 25m women’s pistol qualification precision stage.
Indian hockey men team gave a confident performance to beat reigning champions Argentina 3-0 and advance to quarterfinals. Boxer Satish Kumar won his first match to advance to quarterfinals.
Remaining matches on Day 6 for India: BOXING – Mary Kom vs Ingrit Valencia: 15:36 PM | SWIMMING – Sajan Prakash Men’s 100m butterfly Heat 2: 16:16 PM