Tokyo Olympics: From Mary Kom, Manu Bhaker to PV Sindhu, star athletes to be in action on Day 2
Tokyo Olympics 2020
After an eventful opening day of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, which saw 37 medals won, across 28 countries.
Medals table
With 4 medals (3 Gold and 1 Bronze), China have grabbed the most number of medals so far, ahead of South Korea (3 medals: 1 Gold and 2 Bronze).
Team India’s highlights of Day 1
India participated in 10 events on Day 1.
Hockey: Men’s team defeated NZ 3-2, women’s team lost 5-1 to Netherlands
Archery: Mixed team of Deepika and Pravin lost in quarters to South Korea
Shooting: India failed to win any medal in men’s 10m air pistol and women’s air rifle
Boxing: Vikas Krishnan lost Round of 32 in 63-69kg
Team India’s highlights of Day 1
Table Tennis, Singles: Manika Batra and Sutirtha Mukherjee won their respective first round
Table Tennis, Mixed Doubles: Kamal Achanta and Manika Batra lost Round of 16
Badminton, Men’s Doubles: Satwiksairaj Reddy and Chirag Shetty won their Group A game
Badminton, Men’s singles: Sai Praneeth lost his Group D game
Tennis, Men’s singles: Sumit Nagal defeated Denis Istomin in the first round
Day 2 in Tokyo
The second day of the Tokyo Olympics is expected to be as exciting as many more stars are set to be in action on Sunday.
Mary Kom
India’s ace boxer Mary Kom will face Miguelina Hernandez in Women’s Flyweight 51kg, Round of 32; Starts at 1.30PM IST
PV Sindhu
The Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu will take on Israel’s Ksenia Polikarpova in the opening round on Sunday; Starts at 7.10AM IST
Manu Bhaker
The young shooting star of India will participate in the Women’s 10M Air Pistol event along with compatriot; Starts – Qualification at 5.30AM IST and Final at 7.45AM IST
Manika Batra
The table tennis champ from India will take on Ukraine’s Margaryta Pesotska in Women’s Singles Round 2; Starts at 12PM IST
Manish Kaushik
India’s boxer Manish Kaushik will take on Luke McCormack of Great Britain in Men’s Lightweight 63kg, Round of 32 on Sunday; Starts at 3.06PM IST