Tokyo Olympics 2020 LIVE Updates: Rupinder, Simranjeet to 3-0 win vs Spain, shuttlers Chirag/Satwik crash out

Chris Steward
Chris Steward
Tokyo Olympics

Indian men’s hockey gave a morale boosting performance after they beat Spain 3-0.  Rupinderpal Singh scored a brace, while Simranjit Singh also scored a brilliant field goal.

Indian shooters Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary topped their mixed team air pistol qualification Stage 1 but finished 7th in Stage 2 to miss medal events. 

Meanwhile, in Badminton – it’s a must-win match for the Indian badminton pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy as they face the lowest ranked team of the group. The top two teams from Group A progress to the quarterfinals.

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty will be looking to get back to winning ways after losing to Indonesian shuttlers. The 39-year-old Achanta Sharath Kamal will be carrying the hopes of India’s table tennis contingent after Manika Batra and Sutirtha Mukherjee were knocked out of the tournament. Lovlina Borgohain will also be seen in action in her round of 16 bout.

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Remaining Day 4 matches for India: Elavenil Valarivan/Divyansh Singh Panwar and Anjum Moudgil/Deepak Kumar in 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team Qualification: 10:45 AM | KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar in Men’s Skiff 49er Race: 11:50 AM | Boxing: Lovlina Borgohain vs Nadine Apetz (Germany) in Women’s 69kg Round of 16 Bout: 11:33 AM

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