In Tokyo Olympics today, Indian men’s Hockey team takes on Belgium in the first semi-final. The match is currently underway. Belgium struck in the very first minute of the game and took a lead of 1-0. Second semi final between Australia and Germany will be played this evening.
Indian athlete Annu Rani failed to qualify for the Javelin throw event. Later today, Tajinder Singh Toor will compete in the Men’s shot put qualification round.
Wrestling events also begin today. Sonam Malik will be seen in action shortly, in the Women’s 62 kilogram freestyle category against Bolortuya Khurelkhuu of Mongolia.
Yesterday, in one of the great upsets in the Olympics, Indian women’s hockey team defeated former Champs Australia 1-0 to enter the semifinals — for the first time ever.
However, Kamalpreet Kaur’s medal quest ended as she finished sixth in the final of discus throw event.