Tokyo Olympics 2020 Games Day 14 Highlights: The Indian men’s 4x400m relay team of Amoj Jacob, Rajiv Arokia, Pandi Naganathan, Nirmal Tom Noah and Anas Muhammed Yahiya set a new Asian record of 3:00.25 but narrowly missed out on qualification in the finals. Bajrang Punia lost to Haji Aliyev of Azerbaijan 12-5 in the men’s 65 kg semi-final and will contest for the Bronze now in the Repechage round. Punia overcame Iran’s Morteza Ghasi in a hard-fought battle, with a last gasp win. Wrestler Seema Bisla lost in the first round of Women’s 50 kg freestyle to Tunisa’s Sarra Hamdi and is knocked out after Hamdi later in the day lost to Maruya Stadnik. No repachage for Seema. In athletics, walker Gurpreet Singh failed to finish in 50km race walk.
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of day 14 of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Golfer Aditi Ashok will start Round 3 tied second while Bajrang Punia will begin his campaign in men’s 65 kg today. But, the biggest event for the day will be India vs Great Britain in women’s hockey for the bronze medal. In Athletics, Gurpreet Singh will be in action in 50km race walk, while Priyanka Goswami and Bhawna Jat will be in action in 20km race walk. Later in the day, Men’s 4x400m Relay will compete in Round 1, Heat 2. The team consists of Amoj Jacob, Rajiv Arokia, Pandi Naganathan, Nirmal Tom Noah and Anas Muhammed Yahiya. Wrestler Seema Bisla starts her campaign in women’s 50kg freestyle.
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Day 13 was a mixed bag for India with the men’s hockey team ending India’s medal drought with a 5-4 win over Germany in the bronze medal match while writer Ravi Dahiya claimed silver in the men’s 57 kg freestyle, losing in the final. Deepak Punia missed out on the bronze medal losing to San Mario’s Amine Myles in the dying moments of the game, The big shock of the day was ousted No.1 seed and India’s strongest medal contender Vinesh Phogar losing and getting knocked out of the women’s 53 kg freestyle.
Here are the events of Tokyo Olympics’ Day 14 (August 6) where Indian athletes will be participating.
Men’s 50km Race Walk Final - Gurpreet Singh, starts at 2:00 AM
Women’s 20km Race Walk Final - Priyanka Goswami and Bhawna Jat, starts at 1:00 PM
Men’s 4x400m Relay Round 1, Heat 2 - Amoj Jacob, Rajiv Arokia, Pandi Naganathan, Nirmal Tom Noah and Anas Muhammed Yahiya, starts at 5:07 PM
Women’s Round 3 - Diksha Dagar, starts at 5:29 AM
Women’s Round 3 - Aditi Ashok, starts at 5:48 AM
Women’s Bronze Medal Match - India vs Great Britain, starts at 7:00 AM
Women’s 50kg Freestyle 1/8 Final - Seema Bisla, at 8:07 AM
Men’s 65kg Freestyle 1/8 Final - Bajrang Punia, at 8:49 AM
Women’s 50kg Freestyle Quarter-final - Seema Bisla, if she qualifies, at 8:56 AM
Men’s 65kg Freestyle Quarter-final - Bajrang Punia, if he qualifies, at 9:17 AM
Men’s 65kg Freestyle Semi-final - Bajrang Punia, if he qualifies, at 2:52 PM
Women’s 50kg Freestyle Semi-final - Seema Bisla, if she qualifies, at 3:13 PM
Where to watch?
All the live-action of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 is available on TV on the Sony Sports Network. Events featuring Indian athletes will also be telecasted on the Doordarshan Network. The Olympics events can also be live-streamed on the SonyLiv app.
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