Tokyo Olympics 2020: Aussies Thrash India Men’s Hockey Team 7-1

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

25th Jul, 2021. 04:21 pm
Tokyo Olympics 2020 India vs Australia

India lost 1-7 against Australia in their second Pool A match at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics here on Sunday.

Both India and Australia won their opening games and will be looking to consolidate their position on top of their group with a win at the Oi Hockey Stadium for the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

India beat New Zealand 3-2 in a closely contested encounter on Saturday. Australia come into the match on the back of a 5-3 victory against hosts Japan. Harmanpreet Singh scored a brace for India against New Zealand and will be looking to add to his tally.

Goalkeeper P R Sreejesh also starred, making some big saves towards the end of the match.

Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Deswal missed to qualify for the women’s 10m Air Pistol finals after finishing 12th and 13th, respectively in the qualification round.

India’s 10m air rifle events came to a sad end. Following the women’s failure to qualify for the final, the men follow suit. Deepak Kumar came in 26th place with a score of 624.7, while Divyansh Panwar came in 32nd place with a score of 622.8 on Day 2 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Meanwhile. Arvind Singh and Arjun Lal have passed for semifinals A/B in Men’s lightweight double sculls.

Indian men’s hockey team will lock horns with Australia at 3 pm IST after winning their first match while Mary Kom’s match will begin at 1:30 pm IST.

India Olympics matches today

Events Indian Participants Match timings (IST) Result
10m Air Pistol Women’s qualification Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Singh Deswal ENDS BOW OUT IN QUALIFICATION
Skeet Men’s Qualification Day 1 Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Angad Vir Singh Bajwa ENDS Angad Bajwa 11th, Mairaj Khan 25th in qualifying Day 1
Men’s 10m Air Rifle Qualification Deepak Kumar and Divyansh Singh ENDS BOW OUT IN QUALIFICATION
LWT Men’s Double Sculls Repechage 2 Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh Ends Finishes third
Women’s Single PV Sindhu Sindhu won 21-7, 21-10
Women’s double Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina India loses (6-0, 6-7, 8-10)
Laser Radial Women Race 01 Nethra Kumanan SECOND RACE UNDERWAY Nethra Kumanan finishes at 33rd position in RACE 1
Laser Men Race 01 Vishu Saravanan 11:05 AM TBD
Table Tennis
Men’s singles Sathiyan Gnansekaran vs Slu Hang LAM (Hong Kong) LOST (7-11, 11-7, 11-4, 11-5, 9-11, 10-11, 6-11)
Women’s Single Manika Batra 12:00 PM TBD
Women’s fly (48-51kg) Round of 32 Mary Kom ENDS Wins
Men’s light (57-63kg) Round of 32 Manish Kaushik ENDS Loses
Men’s hockey India vs Australia ENDS India lose 1-7
Women’s 100m Backstroke – Heat 1 Manna Patel 3:32 PM TBD
Men’s 100m Backstroke – Heat 3 Srihari Nataraj 4:26 PM TBD
Artistic Gymnastics Pranati Nayak ENDS Finshes 16th

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