India’s performance in Tokyo Olympics so far

We are in day 5 of Olympics and toady I will discuss about the performances of Indian athletes so far. India had sent 127 athletes in Tokyo Olympics 2021. but performance so far is as usual its not been up to the mark and according to expectations of fans.

India got a perfect start on day 1 of the Tokyo Olympics as weightlifter Mirabhai chanu won Silver medal and created history of become just 2nd women weightlifter to win a medal in Olympics for India after Karnam Malleswari. there were many events but some of them were as:- After winning qualification round easily, Saurabh Chaudhary finished seventh in the 10m air pistol final. In archery, the pair of Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav qualified for the finals but lost the next round from south korean archers. Our Mens hockey team won the first match of Olympics and defeated New Zealand by 3-2.

On day 2, India could not improve their medal tally. However, it was a good day for the Indian rowing team of Arjun Lal and Arvind Singh that were qualified for the semifinals. Shuttler PV Sindhu won her opener in a perfect start to better Rio campaign. Paddler Manika Batra moved to the third round.later, Mary Kom opened her Tokyo 2020 campaign with a round of 32 win in the 51kg category but all o us were shocked by India’s disappointment in shooting as Manu Bhaker, Yashaswini Deswal and Deepak Kumar, Divyansh Panwar failed to qualify for 10m air pistol in their respective categories. senior tennis player Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina were knocked out of the women’s doubles after losing 6-0, 6-7(0), 8-10 to the Kichenok twins of Ukraine. and India’s lone gymnast Pranati Nayak also failed to qualify.

Day 3 also didn’t bought any smile on Indian fans as Indian shooters dissapointed again and the hockey team were hammered by australia 1-7 but badminton star player P V Sindhu, boxing great M C Mary Kom and table tennis star Manika Batra won their respective matches. The 38-year-old Mary Kom, who is already an 2012 Olympic bronze-medallist, prevailed 4-1 against a rival who is 15 years her junior to start her pursuit of a second medal but apart from these 2-3 small success other athletes dissappointed.

on day 4,Team India had a heartbreaking day in Badminton and Shooting on Tuesday. Initially the day was good for India as Indian shooters Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary topped their mixed team air pistol qualification Stage 1 but were unable to go ahead after that. The day then continued to worsen for Indian shooting as Divyansh/Elavenil and Anjum/Deepak also failed to make it to rifle final. but it was not enough as Divyansh/Elavenil and Anjum/Deepak also failed to make it to rifle final. Indian men hockey team made a terrific comeback and defeated Spain 3-0 after getting hammered by Australia. Meanwhile, boxer Lovlina Borgohain made indian fans smile was qualified to quarterfinals and is a step away from winning a medal. She will face Nien-Chin Chen of Chinese Taipei in the quarterfinal on Friday (July 30). (Stats source: https://indianexpress.com/article/olympics/tokyo-olympics-2020-day-4-live-updates-7423748/)

Apart from weightlifter Mirabhai chanu, India had really disappointed so far but we will continue to support our athletes and will expect a medal very soon. as many events our still remaining.