Tokyo Olympics: Indian results on Day 16; Neeraj bags gold, bronze for Bajrang

It was a super Saturday for India as javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra clinched gold, after Bajrang Punia's bronze in wrestling.

Gold medallist Neeraj Chopra of India during the medal ceremony of the men's javelin throw event at Tokyo Olympics.   -  PTI

Day 16 for India at Tokyo Olympics began with an agonising fourth place finish for golfer Aditi Ashok.

The golfer missed a place on the podium by a single shot.

Bajrang Punia convincingly beat his opponent, Daulet Niyazbekov of Kazakhstan, 8-0 in the men's 65kg freestyle bronze medal bout.

Neeraj Chopra won independent India's first Olympic medal in athletics when he clinched gold in the men's javelin throw with a throw of 87.58m.

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INDIAN RESULTS ON SATURDAY

Golf: Women’s Individual Stroke Play Round 4 – Aditi Ashok (4th overall), Diksha Dagar (T50 overall).

Athletics: Men’s Javelin Throw Final – Neeraj Chopra won gold with a throw of 87.58m.

Wrestling: Men's 65kg Freestyle Bronze Medal Match – Bajrang Punia beat Daulet Niyazbekov (KAZ) 8-0

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