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The Indian women’s hockey team suffered a 1-2 defeat against Argentina in the Tokyo Olympics semifinals. There had been a great game class between the two teams in previous encounters, but to India’s credit, it was a battle of equals on the sport’s biggest stage.
Wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya reached the men’s freestyle 57 kg gold medal match, while Deepak Punia lost the 86 kg category semi-final to reach the bronze medal match.
Anshu Malik, meanwhile, lost her 1/8 Final against Belarus’ Iryna Kurachkina in women’s freestyle 57 kg category.
There was disappointment in the boxing ring too as Lovlina Borgohain was ousted by world No 1 Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey 5-0. However, the Indian is assured of bronze medal.
India marking its presence in Javelin throw as Neeraj Chopra who covered a sensational distance of 86.65M