India at Tokyo Olympics 2020 HIGHLIGHTS: Lovlina Borgohain wins bronze; Ravi Dahiya and Deepak Punia in wrestling semis

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Neeraj Chopra gestures after qualifying for the final of the Men's Javelin Throw in Tokyo.   -  PTI

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Wrestling Semifinal Live Ravi Kumar, Deepak Punia fight for place in final


  • Ravi Kumar will now face Nurislam Sanayev in the men's freestyle 57kg semifinal, while Deepak Punia will face David Morris.
  • Deepak Punia storms into the semifinals as he beats Lin Zushen 6-3
  • Ravi Kumar enters the semifinals as he beats Bulagria's Georgi Valentinov 14-4
  • Ravi Kumar is dominating his bout by winning the first round 6-2 and has taken two points in the second round.
  • Deepak Punia takes an early lead and is 1-0 against Lin
  • Meanwhile, Deepak Punia is also in action against China's Lin Zushen
  • Right then we are all set for the bout to start and this will be a thrilling contest. 
  • Ravi Kumar to face Valentinov Georgi in the quarterfinal
  • Round 2 - 12-1: The final three minutes and Poonia begins in an attacking fashion and takes another point to make it 5-1. He then exhibits his skills to out-power the Nigerian and is certain to make it to the quarterfinal with a 7-1 lead. A strapped right knee didn't stop the Indian from attacking as he pinned the Nigerian and with a roll has won the bout 12-1.
  • Round 1 - 4-1: Punia begins his bout and is considered as favourite to win. The Indian goes for the one-leg attack but just couldn't get a complete grip and the Nigerian attacks and forced Punia to defend. Excellent from Punia as he attacks and forces Agiomor to the mat and takes two points. Good start by the Indian and he defending pretty well but concedes one point only to score three more points.
  • Deepak Punia's bout is up against Nigeria's Ekerekeme Agiomor
  • Round 2: 2-8 Anshu Malik takes a point and keeps the bout alive but employing fierce attacking strategy and almost pushed the Bulgarian out of the mat. Fantastic fightback from Anshu but the Bulganian floors the Indian to take the lead and win the bout 8-2.
  • Round 1: 0-4 Aggressive start from Anshu and she is looking to go for the leg attack but the Bulgarian with a strong defence has kept the Indian at bay. The Bulgarian has taken the lead and a single leg attack allowed Iryna to take another two points. 
  • India's Anshu Malik is on the match, up against Iryna Kurachjina
  • Round 2: 13-2 Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins and enters the quarterfinal! The final three minutes and Ravi Dahiya with a slender lead extends the lead with a two-leg trap and the Colombian is traling by three points. Ravi attacks and has upped the ante to take a seven-point lead with less than two minutes to go. Another two points and it's 11-2 in favour of the Indian and this is complete domination by Ravi and he secured eight points in just one and a half minutes and advances to the next round
  • Round 1: 3-2 The five minute counter has counter and Ravi Kumar is slowly getting his grip over the Colombian. He almost had the take down but narrowly misses it but gets a firm grip on the Colombian to take two points and he has pinned his opponent down. No escape for the Colombian and the Indian has taken the lead but the Colombian is quick to level and scored two points. The hooter goes off and the Indian has the lead at 3-2
  • World No.4 Ravi Dahiya walks in and he should get through this bout.
  • Ravi Kumar will aim to advance further and he will be up against the Colombian in the men's freestyle 57kg
  • Men's Freestyle Wrestling 57kg, Olympics 2020: Ravi Kumar vs Urbano Tigreros Live Updates

Coming Up: The Indian wrestlers will be in action: Men’s Freestyle 57kg 1/8 final – Ravi Kumar vs Urbano Tigreros (Colombia), Women’s Freestyle 57kg 1/8 Final – Anshu Malik vs Iryna Kurachkina (Belarus), Men’s Freestyle 86kg 1/8 Final – Deepak Punia vs Ekerekeme Agiomor (Nigeria) – 8:00 am onwards

  • Julian Webber of Germany with a throw of 84.41 is the third to attain direct qualification.

  • Shivpal Singh in his third attempt throws the javelin to a distance of 76.40 and his chances of qualifying for the final are extremely bleak, in fact given how the rest of the lot have performed, it's safe to say that Shivpal Singh has crashed out of the Tokyo Olympics.

  • Shivpal Singh is currently in the 11th position and it will require the Indian a throw in excess of 83 to make the cut

  • Arshad Nadeem of Pakistan has made it to the final as he throws a distance of 85.16m and that's a massive improvement when compared to his first attempt

  • Shivpal Singh in his second attempt throws a distance of 74.80m, less than his first attempt
  • The first round is done and dusted and we move into the second round and Shivpal Singh will aim to better his throw and brighten his qualification chances

  • Germany's Julian Weber is the first to make it to the finals from Group B with a throw of 84.41m

  • The commentator informs that Neeraj Chopra is Pakistan's Arshad Nadeem's idol and the Pakistani throws a distance of 78.50 and sits third in the list.

  • Shivpal Singh in his first throw threw a distance of 76.40m and he still has got two chances to qualify for the final

  • Right then we are Live with the Qualification Group B of Javelin and Shivpal Singh is lined-up in the sixth slot.

  • Neeraj Chopra  with a sensational first throw of 86.65m has qualified for the final. 

  • Neeraj Chopra is ready for his first throw and that is a sensational throw.

  • Finland's Lassi Etelatalo becomes the first athlete from the group to enter the final with a brilliant throw of 84.50m

  • The 23-year-old Chopra is lined-up at No.15 in the start list with a personal best of 88.07m
  • The qualification mark is set at 83.05m and Neeraj should be able to make the cut, given his fine form in the event
  • A very good morning and we are Live with the Men's Javelin Throw Qualification Group A as Neeraj Chopra is warming up for his qualification.

While all eyes will be on the Indian Women's Hockey team who will take on Argentina in the semifinal, star track and field athletes Neeraj Chopra and Shivpal Singh will aim to qualify in the Javelin throw.

Neeraj Chopra ready to spear through Tokyo sky

The action will then shift towards boxing where Lovlina Borgohain will take on Busena Surmeneli in the Women's Welterweight semifinal.

Here is the schedule for Day 13, August 4

Golf – Women’s Individual Stroke Play Round 1 – Aditi Ashok, Diksha Dagar – (4:00 am)

Athletics – Men’s Javelin Throw Qualification -Group A – Neeraj Chopra – 5:30 am

Men’s Javelin Throw Qualification - Group B – Shivpal Singh – 7:05 am

Boxing – Women’s Welter (64-69kg) semifinal 1 – Lovlina Borgohain vs Busena Surmeneli (Turkey) – 11:00 am

Hockey – Women’s semifinal – Argentina vs India – 3:30 pm

Wrestling – Men’s Freestyle 57kg 1/8 final – Ravi Kumar vs Urbano Tigreros (Colombia), Women’s Freestyle 57kg 1/8 Final – Anshu Malik vs Iryna Kurachkina (Belarus), Men’s Freestyle 86kg 1/8 Final – Deepak Punia vs Ekerekeme Agiomor (Nigeria) – 8:00 am onwards