Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu wins opener, rowing team hits semi-finals News

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After weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won the silver medal, Indian athletes entered the Tokyo Olympics 2020 with renewed vigor.

Tokyo, July 25: After weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won the silver medal, Indian athletes entered the Tokyo Olympics 2020 with renewed vigor. Badminton player P.V., who won a silver medal at the Rio Olympics. Sindhu (PV Sindhu) has given a winning opener in this competition.

The country is expecting a gold medal from Sindhu this year. Sindhu has made a strong start in the first match. Sindhu defeated Polikarpova of Israel 21-7, 21-10 in two straight games. Sindhu won the first game in just 13 minutes. Polikarpova put up some resistance in the second game and saved some match points. But, nothing happened to her before the Indus flood. Sindhu won the second game 21-10 and pocketed the match.

Rowing team hits semi-finals

Arjun Lal and Arvind Singh from India’s rowing team have reached the semi-finals. In the double scale repechage round in rowing, he reached the semi-finals with third place. The Indian pair played hard in the final and advanced to the semi-finals.

Disappointment of women in shooting

Indian women disappointed in Sunday’s shooting. Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Deswal lost in the first round. The two were expected to win medals in the 10m air pistol events. However, they failed to cross the hurdle of the qualifying round.

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Manu Bhakar’s gun had some technical difficulties. So she wasted five minutes during the competition. Even then, she tried. But she finished 12th with 575 points out of 600. Yashwini finished 13th with 574 points.

Published by:News18 Desk

First published:July 25, 2021, 8:23 AM IST

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