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Day 9, Tokyo Olympics: Sindhu Wins Bronze; India Make SF in Men's Hockey

PV Sindhu becomes the first Indian female athlete to win 2 Olympic medals.

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<div class="paragraphs"><p>PV Sindhu celebrates winning the Bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.</p></div>
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Snapshot
  • PV Sindhu wins Bronze Medal after seeing off He Bing Jiao in the playoff.

  • Sindhu becomes the first female athlete from India to win two individual Olympic medals.

  • The Indian men's hockey team have qualified for the semi-final after defeating Great Britain 3-1.

  • This is India's first semi-final in the men's hockey competition since 1972 Munich Olympics.

  • Boxer Satish Kumar has been eliminated in the quarter-final of the men's super heavyweight category.

7:50 PM , 01 Aug

PV Sindhu Gets Her Bronze Medal! 

This is PV Sindhu's second Olympic medal after she won Silver in Rio.

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7:47 PM , 01 Aug

P Gopichand, India's national badminton coach reacts on Sindhu's Win

"Congrats to our awesome Sindhu on her 2nd successive Olympics medal. While it is all due to the hard work by her and the team of coaches and support staff, I also want to express my gratitude to the support of Sports Minsitry, Indian Government, SAI and BAI,. Also thank govt of Telangana for alloying the stadium for the players and great to see badminton win medals in 3 successive games."

7:44 PM , 01 Aug

PV Sindhu Reacts After her Historic Medal

"It makes me feel really happy because I've worked hard for so many years. I had a lot of emotions going through me - should I be happy that I won bronze or sad that I lost the opportunity to play in the final? But overall, I had to close off my emotions for this one match and give it my best, my all and think about the emotions. I'm really happy and I think I've done really well. It's a proud moment getting a medal for my country."

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7:02 PM , 01 Aug

Hockey: India beat Great Britain in QF

INDIA HAVE DEFEATED GREAT BRITAIN 3-1 IN THE QUARTER-FINAL AND QUALIFIED FOR THE SEMI-FINAL FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1972 MUNICH GAMES.

INDIA WON THEIR LAST HOCKEY GOLD MEDAL AT THE 1980 OLYMPIC GAMES.

INDIA TAKE ON BELGIUM IN THE SEMI-FINAL.

Day 9, Tokyo Olympics: Sindhu Wins Bronze; India Make SF in Men's Hockey

Image: The Quint


Published: 01 Aug 2021, 9:14 AM IST
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