Mirabai Chanu Wins India’s 1st Medal
Mirabai Chanu Wins India’s 1st Medal. Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu gave India its first award at Tokyo 2020 as she won the silver decoration in the ladies’ 49kg classification as China’s Zhihu Hou took gold. Chanu lifted 84kg and 87kg effectively however neglected to lift 89kg as she was put in second spot after grab while China’s Zhihu lifted 94kg to make an Olympic record. New Olympic record was enrolled by Mirabai Chanu with a fruitful lift of 115kg in quick lift. Indian shooters, be that as it may, baffled as Saurabh Chaudhary completed seventh in men’s 10m Air Pistol last.
Elavenil Valarivan completed at sixteenth (626.5) while Apurvi Chandela completed 36th (621.9) after six series of 10 shots and in this manner neglected to qualify in the 10m air rifle ladies’ capability round (just top 8 qualified). In table tennis, India’s Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra lost in straight games 11-8 11-6 11-5 11-4 against the Chinese Taipei pair of Yun Ju Lin and Ching I Cheng in their Round of 16 conflict in the blended duplicates occasion. In tennis, Sumit Nagal won his initially round singles match 6-4 6-7 6-4 against 2018 Asian Games gold medallist Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan. Indian badminton men’s copies pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty gave the Chinese Taipei’s team of Yang Lee and Chi-Lin Wang a run for their cash in the choosing set as the previous couple won 27-25 to dominate the match.
In the interim, badminton player Sai Praneeth lost to Misha Ziberman of Israel in the men’s singles Group Stage (Group D). In men’s hockey, India beat New Zealand 3-2 in the Pool A match through objectives from Rupinder Pal Singh and two from Harmanpreet Singh as they recuperated from an awful beginning right off the bat in the game. Indian ladies’ hockey group will likewise be launching their mission on Day 2. In Archery, India’s Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav lost to South Korea’s A San and Kim Je Deok 6-2 in the quarterfinal.