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Indians at Tokyo Olympics On Aug. 5: Wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya Wins Silver After Men's Hockey Bronze - Highlights

Top Seed Vinesh Poghat's campaign in Tokyo Olympics came to a disappointing end after a loss in quarterfinals. Catch the highlights here

Indians at Tokyo Olympics On Aug. 5: Wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya Wins Silver After Men's Hockey Bronze - Highlights
India's Ravi Kumar Dahiya settled for silver after losing to Russian Olympic Committee's Zavur Uguev in the men's 53kg Freestyle wrestling final match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. | AP Photo/Aaron Favila
Indians at Tokyo Olympics On Aug. 5: Wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya Wins Silver After Men's Hockey Bronze - Highlights
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2021-08-05T19:25:15+05:30

The wrestlers took the centrestage but only Ravi Kumar Dahiya was able to add to the medal tally for Indians at Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. Although Dahiya missed a golden chance of winning gold and settled for silver, biggest disappointments came from Vinesh Phogat who lost in quarters, while sloppy Deepak Punia lost the bronze medal match in last few seconds. But the men's hockey team reclaimed a slice of glory when they beat Germany 5-4 in the bronze medal match. Golfer Aditi Ashok also remained in medal hunt after a great Round 2. India now have five medals so far -- Mirabai Chanu and Ravi Kumar Dhaiya's silver, and bronze medals from, Men's Hockey team, Lovlina Borgohain and PV Sindhu. Get highlights of Indians at Tokyo 2020 here.

MEDAL TALLY | AUGUST 5 SCHEDULE | NEWS

5:30 PM IST: Men's Hockey - Medal Alert !!

Belgium win men's gold; Australia win silver and off course India men bring home bronze

The India men's hockey team poses for a photo with their bronze medal after taking third place in the men's hockey event at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: AP Photo/John Locher


5:01 PM IST: Men's freestyle 86kg Bronze medal match

Nazem Myles Amine of San Marino takes down Deepak Punia in the last few seconds and wins bronze. Deepak will be disappointed as he was too defensive towards the end after taking 2-1 lead.


4:54 PM IST: Men's freestyle 86kg Bronze medal match

Deepak Punia was on defense at the start but then attacks and takes two points lead over Nazem Myles Amine of San Marino.  Punia is leading 2-1 at first break


4:51 PM IST: Men's freestyle 86kg Bronze medal match- Live
Deepak Punia vs Nazem Myles Amine of San Marino. After a silver, Deepak Punia will be looking for bronze medal. 


4:48 PM IST: Men's freestyle 86kg Bronze medal match- upcoming
Deepak Punia vs Nazem Myles Amine of San Marino


4:41 PM IST: Wrestling: Men's Freestyle 57kg Final:

Ravi Kumar Dahiya (IND) vs Zavur Uguev (ROC);

Ravi loses the final bout 4-7.  Russia takes gold, while India wins silver. Ravi was outplayed by the two-time world champion Uguev. Ravi has though equalled Sushil Kumar's effort in 2012 London Olympics. Up next Deepak Punia has a chance of winning bronze medal in 86kg weight category


4:31 PM IST: Wrestling: Men's Freestyle 57kg Final:

Ravi Kumar Dahiya (IND) vs Zavur Uguev (ROC);

Ravi has been pushed out of bounds twice by Uguev to get two points. But Ravi attacks India is back level. Uguev wins two points and at first break ROC wrestler is leading 4-2.


4:26 PM IST: Wrestling: Men's Freestyle 57kg Final:

Ravi Kumar Dahiya (IND) vs Zavur Uguev (ROC) and we are live

Ravi Dahiya enters the arena followed by Uguev is in blue


4:15 PM IST: Wrestling: Men's Freestyle 57kg Bronze medal:

Kazakhstan’s Nurislam Sanayev win bronze medal defeating Valentinov Vangelov of Bulgaria


4:05PM IST: Wrestling: Men's Freestyle 57kg final:

We are minutes away now. Can Ravi Dahiya better Sushil Kumar and become the most successful wrestler in Indian history 


3:42 PM IST: Women's freestyle 53kg- semifinals
Qianyu Pang of China beat  Vanesa Kaladzinskaya of Belarus. The result also ends Vinesh Phogat's hope of getting a chance of repechage and chance at bronze medal


3:35 PM IST: Women's freestyle 53kg- semifinals
Vanesa Kaladzinskaya of Belarus vs Qianyu Pang of China; 

If Vanesa wins Vinesh will get a chance for repechage and chance at bronze medal


3:30 PM IST: Wrestling: Men's Freestyle 57kg final: Upcoming bouts   
Ravi Kumar Dahiya faces Zavur Uguev of ROC in the final. Uguev is a two-time world champion but Ravi will take confidence from his thrilling semi-finals win

This will be followed by: Men's freestyle 86kg Bronze medal match
Deepak Punia vs Nazem Myles Amine of San Marino

** Both bouts are scheduled after 4:00pm**


2:23 PM IST: Athletics - Men's 20km Walk

Massimo Stano of Italy wins 20km race walk. Japan's Toshikazu Yamanishi and Koki Ikeda take silver and bronze medals.


1:47 PM IST: Athletics - Men's 20km Walk

At the intermediate mark (10km), India's Sandeep Kumar is 12th. Rahul and Irfan are 47th and 50th respectively.


1:10 PM IST: Athletics - Men's 20km Walk

Indian trio of KT Irfan, Rahul Rohilla and Sandeep Kumar are in the chasing pack as Japan's Toshikazu Yamanishi leads the 57-man field after two kilometres.


12:40 PM IST: Athletics

Up next - India's KT Irfan, Rahul Rohilla and Sandeep Kumar in Men's 20km Walk


11:30 AM IST: Men's Basketball

USA enters the final after defeating Australia 93-78.


11:00 AM IST: India hockey captain dedicates bronze medal to COVID "warriors who have saved so many lives." 


10:23 AM IST: Golf - Women's Individual Stroke Play, Round 3

Aditi Ashok remains in medal contention. Currently T2 as the action continues in Round 2. Compatriot Diksha Dagar T54. Medal to decide on Saturday (August 7) after the fourth and final round.


9:37 AM IST: Earlier, in Athletics...

Men's Shot Put Final

World record holder Ryan Crouser sets a new Olympic record with a throw of 23.30m to make it 1-2 for USA. Joe Kovacs take silver ahead of New Zealand's Tomas Walsh.

Men's 110m Hurdles

Hansle Parchment of Jamaica takes gold ahead of American Grant Holloway. Another Jamaican, Ronald Levy settles with bronze.


9:13 AM IST: Wrestling - Women’s Freestyle 53kg, Quarters

Top seed Vinesh Poghat loses to Vanesa Kaladzinskaya of Belarus by fall.


9:06 AM IST:  Athletics - Men's Long Jump Final

Pedro Pichardo of Portugal wins gold with a leap of 17.98m. China's Zhu Yaming takes silver ahead of Burkina Faso's Hugues Fabrice Zango.


9:02 AM IST - Wrestling - Women’s Freestyle 53kg, Quarters

Live now - Vinesh Poghat vs Vanesa Kaladzinskaya of Belarus


8:53 AM IST: India beat Germany 5-4 to win bronze medal. Their first Olympic medal in more than four decades.


7:58 AM IST: Women’s Freestyle 53kg, Round Of 16

Vinesh Phogat beat Sofia Mattsson of Sweeden by points (7-1). And the Indian wrestler in the quarters.


7:51 AM IST: Second-quarter - India 3-3 Germany

Fighting India level 3-3 at halftime! Follow live updates HERE.


7:40 AM IST: Wrestling - Women’s Freestyle 57kg, Repechage Rounds

Anshu Malik suffers a 1-5 defeat against Valeria Koblova of ROC.


6:57 AM IST: Wrestling - Women’s Freestyle 57kg, Repechage Rounds

Upcoming - Anshu Malik vs Valeria Koblova


6:11 AM IST: Men's Hockey - Bronze Medal Play-off

India vs Germany

Here's a look at India's line-up for the match


Ravi Kumar Dahiya has assured India of a silver but can he go one better than Sushil Kumar who won silver at London 2012? In his first Olympics, Ravi Kumar Dahiya has show great resilience and the stomach to fight till the last. This was evident in his semifinal bout against Kazakhstan’s Nurislam Sanayev on Wednesday. Ravi Kumar Dahiya's come-from-behind win will give the Asian champion 57 kg champion great confidence going into the final match against ROC’s Zavur Uguev, a two-time world champion.

Vinesh Phogat will grab a lot of attention given her form this year. She is the top seed in the women's 53kg freestyle category.

Vinesh Phogat starts against Sweden's Sofia Mattsson, who had won bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics and is a former world and European champion. Vinesh is likely to face Belarus’ Vanesa Kaladzinskaya in the quarter-finals. Kaladzinskaya is a former world champion and was European champion in 2020.

The 26-year-old Vinesh Phogat is a two-time Commonwealth Games champion and has also won gold at the 2018 Asian Games. She won bronze in the 2019 world championships to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.

The Indian men's hockey team will play for the bronze medal against Germany. It was in Munich in 1972 when India had last won a bronze. In Tokyo 2020, India lost to Belgium in the semifinals while Germany were beaten by Australia.

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