It is a historic win for India, as the women’s hockey team have qualified for the Olympic Games semifinals for the first time.
The Indian women’s hockey team scripted history on Monday by qualifying for the Olympic Games semifinals for the first time, beating three-time champions Australia by a solitary goal in Tokyo.
A day after the Indian men’s team entered the Olympic semifinals following a 49-year gap, the world number 9 women’s side also entered the history books with a phenomenally gritty performance.
Coming into the match, the odds were totally against India as the world no.2 Australia, a mighty unbeaten opponent, awaited them in the last four round.
PV Sindhu reached in semifinals & assured one medal in badminton.She defeated Yamaguchi.
PV Sindhu wins first game 21-13 vs He Bing Jiao of China. She is playing for the Bronze medal now. LIVE UPDATES
India Men’s Hockey team started the match against Great Britain. India took an early lead 1-0.
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Dilpreet Singh, Gurjant Singh and Hardik Singh’s goals helped India beat Great Britain in the men’s hockey quarterfinal and make the semifinal of Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
Great Britain get a penalty corner but Sreejesh saves againPR Sreejesh has had an excellent outing bar that one blemish. He makes another brilliant save to deny Great Britain a chance to draw level in this match.
India beat Great Britain 3-1 to make the last four. Dilpreet Singh scored in the first few minutes of the first quarter while Gurjant scored at the start of the second quarter.
The Indians maintained their lead at half-time but Samuel Ian Ward got one goal against Great Britain’s account in the dying moments of the third quarter, courtesy a penalty corner. But Hardik Singh scored in the fourth quarter to put India 3-1 ahead and the Indians maintained their lead till the end.
The Indian men’s hockey team kept alive the dream of winning its first medal in the Olympic games since 1980 after beating Great Britain 3-1 in the quarter-finals of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
The women’s hockey team defeated Ireland. PV Sindhu faces Akane Yamaguchi in the quarterfinals.
PV Sindhu won Bronze medal today in Olympics.She is the first woman to do it in India two times in Olympic.
Pusarla Venkata Sindhu (born 5 July 1995) is an Indian professional badminton player. Over the course of her career, Sindhu has won medals at multiple tournaments including Olympics and on the BWF circuit including a gold at the 2019 World Championships.
She is the first Indian to become the Badminton World Champion and the first Indian woman to earn an Olympic silver medal in 2016. She also won a Bronze medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, and became the first woman to win consecutive Olympic medals for India and the second overall Indian to achieve this feat. She rose to a career-high world ranking of no. 2 in April 2017.
PV Sindhu needed an extra dose of motivation following her semifinal loss at the Tokyo Games and that came from her father P V Ramana, whose wish for a “gift” was duly fulfilled by his world conquering daughter.
Expressing his happiness over Sindhu securing her second successive Olympic medal, Ramana said here on Sunday said that he asked her to concentrate on her game against China’s Bing Jiao in the bronze medal play-off and “just think that you are giving me a gift”.
“Firstly, I shall thank Park (her South Korean coach Park Tae Sang) who has taken great pain, the government of India, BAI, her supporters, everybody has given her encouragement, I am grateful to the media also,” Ramana told reporters.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 PV Sindhu Silver Medal: PV Sindhu has delivered yet again. The Indian badminton ace has added another Olympic medal to her already glittering. India’s PV Sindhu defeated He Bing Jiao of China to win the women’s singles bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics. With this win, Sindhu became the first Indian woman to win two individual Olympic medals. She had won silver at Rio Olympics in 2016 after losing to Spain’s Carolina Marin in the final. She first burst into the national scene after winning the bronze in the 2013 World Championships aged just 18, something not achieved since Prakash Padukone’s Bronze in 1983.
pv sindhu major achievements
Silver medal in 2016
Bronze medal in 2021
Gold medal in 2019
Silver medal in 2018
Silver medal in 2017
Bronze medal 2014
Bronze medal in 2013
Silver medal in 2018
Women’s Team bronze in 2014
Silver medal in 2018
Mixed Team gold medal in 2018
Bronze medal in 2014
Bronze medal in 2014.
BWF World Tour Finals/BWF Super Series Finals
Champion in 2018
Runners-up in 2017.
While everyone knows PV Sindhu as the golden girl of Indian badminton, here are some lesser-known facts about the athlete.
Mirabai Chanu won the 1st Silver medal for the country. She briefed that at one time she was not confident after the 11th spot in Rio Olympics.
But then she worked hard for Tokyo & got dividends. After winning a historical moment she attacked Pizza first. She has not eaten it for a long time to have control over her weight.
After that 6th day was good. India defeated Olympic champion Argentina 3-1 in a very good Hockey match & stormed into the quarter-final.
India men beat Argentina 3-1 in their Pool A-game to enter the quarterfinals. Varun, Vivek Sagar, and Harmanapreet scored for India, which means Manpreet Singh’s team will finish at least second in the pool.
Similarly, PV Sindhu defeated the Denmark player to reach the quarter-finals in badminton.
Badminton no 1 Momota knocked out in men’s event.
Tokyo Olympics 2020, Day 5 Highlights: Top seed in badminton Kento Momota of Japan was knocked out.
Archer Deepika Kumari reaches the Round of 16 after a 6-4 win over USA’s Jennifer Mucino-Fernandez in the Round of 16 Eliminations.
Pooja Rani wins 5-0 against her Algerian opponent to go through to the quarter-finals.
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PV Sindhu booked her spot in the knockouts of badminton women’s singles while Sai Praneeth’s campaigns ended. India’s badminton star PV Sindhu defeated Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark 2-0 in the Round of 16 and booked a place in the quarterfinals of the women’s singles event. In boxing, India’s Satish Kumar won his bout against Ricardo Brown of Jamaica 4:1 in the Round of 16 of men’s Super Heavy (+91kg) category to seal a quarterfinal berth. Indian men’s hockey team also qualified for the quarterfinals with a 3-1 win against defending champions Argentina in a men’s Pool A fixture. India’s archer Atanu Das won 6-5 against Oh Jin Hyek of South Korea in a thriller of the men’s individual 1/16 Eliminations.
In shooting, India’s Manu Bhaker was in 5th place while Rahi Sarnobat came 25th after the women’s 25m Pistol (Precision) qualification round. The women’s 25m Pistol (Rapid) qualification round will take place tomorrow with the top 8 shooters qualifying in Precision and Rapid final combined. India’s pair of Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh finished 5th in the Lightweight Double sculls Final B and 11th overall with a time of 6:29.66. In other sports, India’s golfers Anirban Lahiri and Udayan Mane began their campaign at Tokyo 2020 Men’s Individual Stroke Play.
The legendary Mary Kom continues her quest for an Olympic gold today.
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