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July 25, 2021 / 09:51 PM IST

Tokyo Olympics Day 3: Australia thrash India 7-1 in Hockey; China lead medal haul with Six Gold

Disappointing for India's shooters as everyone bowed out early. Mary Kom and Manika Batra keep medal hopes alive in Boxing and Table Tennis respectively.


Tokyo Olympics July 25 | Day 3 Live: Indian Men's Hockey team were thrashed 7-1 by World Number 1 Australia. Indian boxing sensation Mary Kom continued her dominance at the Olympics as she punched her way through to the last 16 against an opponent who was fifteen years younger than

her. Manika Batra advanced to Round 3 after beating Ukraine's Pesotska in a tightly contested match. India's Gnanasekaran lost in Men's Table Tennis Singles after being 2 games up. India's rowing duo of Arjun Lal and Arvind Singh made it through till the semi-finals of the Men's Lightweight Double Sculls. In women's badminton singles, Sindhu won her opening game. India have an action packed day with athletes contending across ten sports. 

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    Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 3 Weightlifting Live Updates: Five years after being forced to withdraw with leg cramps from Rio 2016, CHEN Lijun of the People's Republic of China has been crowned the Olympic champion in the weightlifting men's 67kg event at Tokyo 2020 with a total lift of 332kg. It came down to the final lift, with Chen lifting 187kg - an Olympic record - in the clean and jerk to beat Colombia's Luis Javier Mosquera Lozano by one kilogram. Mosquera took Dilver with a mammoth total lift of 331kg - an Olympic Record before Chen's final attempt. Bronze went to Italy's Mirko Zanni, who despite missing his attempt at 172kg, went on to lift a personal best of 177kg on his final attempt in the clean and jerk for a total lift of 322kg.

     

  Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 3 Weightlifting Live Updates  :  Five years after being forced to withdraw with leg cramps from Rio 2016, CHEN Lijun of the People's Republic of China has been crowned the Olympic champion in the weightlifting men's 67kg event at Tokyo 2020 with a total lift of 332kg. It came down to the final lift, with Chen lifting 187kg - an Olympic record - in the clean and jerk to beat Colombia's Luis Javier Mosquera Lozano by one kilogram. Mosquera took Dilver with a mammoth total lift of 331kg - an Olympic Record before Chen's final attempt. Bronze went to Italy's Mirko Zanni, who despite missing his attempt at 172kg, went on to lift a personal best of 177kg on his final attempt in the clean and jerk for a total lift of 322kg.
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  • July 25, 2021 / 09:35 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 3 Weightlifting Live Updates: China's LI Fabin has set a new Olympic Record on his way to clinching gold in the Olympic Weightlifting Men's 61kg at the Tokyo International Forum. Li lifted a total of 313 Kg, setting a new Olympic record. On his second attempt his clean and jerk lift of 172kg - also an Olympic Record - saw the 28-year-old standing with the bar above his head while standing on one leg. Irawan, a three-time Olympic medallist, settled for silver (302kg) while Igor Son of Kazakhstan (294kg) took bronze. Japan's ITOKAZU Yoichi narrowly missed the podium finishing fourth with a total lift of 292kg.

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  Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 3 Weightlifting Live Updates  : China's  LI Fabin has set a new Olympic Record on his way to clinching gold in the Olympic Weightlifting Men's 61kg at the Tokyo International Forum. Li lifted a total of 313 Kg, setting a new Olympic record. On his second attempt his clean and jerk lift of 172kg - also an Olympic Record - saw the 28-year-old standing with the bar above his head while standing on one leg. Irawan, a three-time Olympic medallist, settled for silver (302kg) while Igor Son of Kazakhstan (294kg) took bronze. Japan's ITOKAZU Yoichi narrowly missed the podium finishing fourth with a total lift of 292kg. 

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    Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 3 Fencing Live Updates: USA's Lee Kiefer won Gold in the Women's Foil Individual Fencing, beating ROC's Inna Deriglazova. The American mixed attack and defensive work as she came through a tit-for-tat bout with ROC's Inna Deriglazova, the defending Olympic champion, to win gold. Kiefer kept her nose in front of the favourite, finally coming through 15-13, but Deriglazova was mostly only one or two points adrift. There was just one point in it in the women's bronze medal bout with ROC's Larisa Korobeynikova screaming with delight at beating Italy's Alice Volpi. In another tight match, Korobeynikova beat Volpi 15-14.

     

  Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 3 Fencing Live Updates  : USA's Lee Kiefer won Gold in the Women's Foil Individual Fencing, beating ROC's Inna Deriglazova.  The American mixed attack and defensive work as she came through a tit-for-tat bout with ROC's Inna Deriglazova, the defending Olympic champion, to win gold. Kiefer kept her nose in front of the favourite, finally coming through 15-13, but Deriglazova was mostly only one or two points adrift. There was just one point in it in the women's bronze medal bout with ROC's Larisa Korobeynikova screaming with delight at beating Italy's Alice Volpi. In another tight match, Korobeynikova beat Volpi 15-14.
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    Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 3 Fencing Live Updates

    France’s Romain Cannone won Gold in the Men’s Individual Epee by beating world champion Hungary’s Gergeley Siklosi in the final. The 24-year-old rank outsider, who was making his Olympic debut, took command of the contest from the start by going 2-0 up before world ranked number one, Siklósi, scored a point. The final result was 15-10.

    In another major upset of the tournament, Siklósi, 23, beat reigning Olympic champion PARK Sangyoung from the Republic of Korea in the quarterfinals. The final score was 15-12.

    The bronze medal match was a close contest on Day 2 of the Games with Reizlin defeating Italy’s Andrea Santarelli 15-12. The pair had battled it out for nearly 18 minutes before the Ukrainian, who also came third in the World Championships, won.

     

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 France’s Romain Cannone won Gold in the Men’s Individual Epee by beating world champion Hungary’s Gergeley Siklosi in the final. The 24-year-old rank outsider, who was making his Olympic debut, took command of the contest from the start by going 2-0 up before world ranked number one, Siklósi, scored a point. The final result was 15-10. 

 In another major upset of the tournament, Siklósi, 23, beat reigning Olympic champion PARK Sangyoung from the Republic of Korea in the quarterfinals. The final score was 15-12. 

 The bronze medal match was a close contest on Day 2 of the Games with Reizlin defeating Italy’s Andrea Santarelli 15-12. The pair had battled it out for nearly 18 minutes before the Ukrainian, who also came third in the World Championships, won.
  • July 25, 2021 / 09:23 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 3 Taekwondo Live UpdatesThe American Anastasija Zolotic, with a series of impressive performances in the -57kg category on 25 July, made history by becoming the first American woman to win Olympic Taekwondo gold. The 18-year-old, who hails from the state of Florida, followed up from the gold she won at the Pan American Games in 2019 and silver at the Summer Youth Olympics in Argentina, with a 25-17 victory over the ROC athlete Tatiana Minina in the final from the Makuhari Messe Hall A. Another teenage sensation, LO Chia-Ling of Chinese Taipei, twice a junior world champion, picked up bronze by beating Tekiath Ben Yessouf of Niger 10-6. She shares the third place on the podium with Hatice Kubra Ilgun of Turkey who beat Kimia Alizadeh Zonouzi of the Refugee Olympic Team in a tense 8-6 match.

     

  Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 3 Taekwondo Live Updates  :  The American Anastasija Zolotic, with a series of impressive performances in the -57kg category on 25 July, made history by becoming the first American woman to win Olympic Taekwondo gold. The 18-year-old, who hails from the state of Florida, followed up from the gold she won at the Pan American Games in 2019 and silver at the Summer Youth Olympics in Argentina, with a 25-17 victory over the ROC athlete Tatiana Minina in the final from the Makuhari Messe Hall A. Another teenage sensation, LO Chia-Ling of Chinese Taipei, twice a junior world champion, picked up bronze by beating Tekiath Ben Yessouf of Niger 10-6. She shares the third place on the podium with Hatice Kubra Ilgun of Turkey who beat Kimia Alizadeh Zonouzi of the Refugee Olympic Team in a tense 8-6 match.
  • July 25, 2021 / 09:12 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 3 Judo Live Updates: ABE Hifumi has won Japan’s third judo gold medal at its home Olympics with an ippon victory over Georgia’s Vazha Margvelashvili in the Men's 66Kg category. He joins his younger sibling, Uta, who won gold on the same day, making them the first ever brother and sister to win gold on the same day in any individual sport in Olympic history.

      

  Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 3 Judo Live Updates : ABE Hifumi has won Japan’s third judo gold medal at its home Olympics with an ippon victory over Georgia’s Vazha Margvelashvili in the Men's 66Kg category. He joins his younger sibling, Uta, who won gold on the same day, making them the first ever brother and sister to win gold on the same day in any individual sport in Olympic history.
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  • July 25, 2021 / 09:07 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 3 Judo Live Updates: Two-time world judo champion ABE Uta wept after winning gold for the host nation after defeating France’s Amandine Buchard in the women’s 52kg final at Tokyo 2020. The 21-year-old, who was making her Olympic debut, had a tough battle to claim victory against European champion Buchard at the Nippon Budokan. The Japanese judoka won after the bout went to a golden score as neither had shown dominance until Abe claimed an ippon. The two opponents embraced at the end of the long battle.

     

  Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 3 Judo Live Updates : Two-time world judo champion ABE Uta wept after winning gold for the host nation after defeating France’s Amandine Buchard in the women’s 52kg final at Tokyo 2020. The 21-year-old, who was making her Olympic debut, had a tough battle to claim victory against European champion Buchard at the Nippon Budokan. The Japanese judoka won after the bout went to a golden score as neither had shown dominance until Abe claimed an ippon. The two opponents embraced at the end of the long battle.
  • July 25, 2021 / 01:50 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 3 Boxing Live Updates: India's Mary Kom is through to the Last 16. She defeated Miguelina Hernandwz of the Dominican Republic 4-1. The mother of four made her experience count against her opponent who was fifteen years younger. But the age gap had no bearing on the match as Kom ounched her way through. She will next face Ingrit Valencia of Colombia.

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