In Tokyo Olympics Wrestling, Bajrang Punia has reached Semi- Finals in the Men’s Freestyle 65kg category. He will face Haji Aliyev of Azerbaijan this afternoon. Earlier, he registered an impressive win by fall over Ghiasi Cheka of Iran in the Quarterfinals.
However, Seema Bisla lost her first match 3-1 against Sarra Hamdi of Tunisia in the Pre- Quarter finals of Women’s Freestyle 50kg category. She now has to wait and see if she gets a chance to play for bronze via a repechage.
Indian golfer Aditi Ashok carded a 3-67 in the third round of women’s individual stroke play to hold on to the second position and remain in strong contention for the country’s historical Olympic medal in golf. Aditi was 12 under after three rounds and is the sole golfer in second position. The leader is the USA’s Nelly Korda who is 15-under 198.
In Athletics, Priyanka Goswami and Bhawna Jat are taking part in 20km race walk.
Indian Women’s Hockey team has lost Bronze medal match 3-4 to Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympics but won the hearts of a billion people by putting up in a spirited performance.
In Athletics, Gurpreet Singh could not finish his race in his Men’s 50km Race Walk final this morning.