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Tokyo Olympics: Day 9 Roundup: PV Sindhu wins Bronze, Men's Hockey team in Semis after 49 years

Sindhu brings a medal home, Indian men's hockey team into the Semi final, Satish Kumar showed the Indian Army spirit on Day 9

PV Sindhu at Tokyo Olympics
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PV Sindhu (Source: Hindustan Times)

By

Keyur Jain

Updated: 2021-08-01T19:45:16+05:30

India won another medal on Day 9, and this time from PV Sindhu. From Men's Hockey team's performance to Sindhu's medal, Let's take a look at what happened on Day 9 of the Tokyo Olympics.


Boxing

Satish Kumar, the lone Indian male boxer to reach the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics, lost 0-5 to Uzbekistan's World no.1 Bakhodir Jalolov in the Men's Super Heavyweight division of +91KG on Sunday. Satish Kumar entered the ring with stitches on his head showing his heroism and bravery.


Read the full match report here


Golf

On Sunday, golfers Anirban Lahiri and Udayan Mane finished their Tokyo Olympics journey finishing at T42 and 56th position. Anirban and Udayan, on the other hand, became a face in golf for India.


Read on how Anirban Lahiri and Udayan Mane represent a promising future in Golf in India here


Equestrian

Equestrian Fouaad Mirza ranked 22nd after the cross-country stage , he will compete in the third and final phase tomorrow on 2 August.



Badminton

PV Sindhu wins bronze, giving India its third medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Sindhu became the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals. Sindhu created history today.


Read the full match report here


Hockey

Indian men's hockey team made it to the semifinals after 49 years in Olympics. India beat Great Britain by 3-1 in the quarterfinals, India's next match is against Belgium.


Read the full match report here


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