Friday, September 24, 2021

India at Tokyo Olympics 2020 | Day 15

On 15th day of the Tokyo Olympics today, Indian fans are rooting for Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and Wrestler Bajrang Punia who have kept the country’s medal hopes alive. On Saturday, India has two different opportunities to increase its medal haul.

 

Olympic debutant Neeraj Chopra will be featured in Men’s Javelin Throw Final in this afternoon. Neeraj gave a stellar performance in the qualification round after topping the overall standings with a massive 86.65 meters throw. He easily eclipsed the qualifying mark of 83.50 meters in his first attempt.

Wrestler Bajrang Punia will also be competing for the bronze medal today after losing the semi-finals yesterday to Azerbaijan’s Haji Aliyev, 5-12 in the 65-kilogram category.

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