Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 6 India Highlights: PV Sindhu and Satish Kumar through to quarter-finals; Mary Kom knocked out

Here is how all the results for Indian contingent unfolded on Thursday.

Rohan GulatyAuthor

Updated - 29 July 2021 11:25 PM

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 6 India Highlights PV Sindhu and Satish Kumar through to quarter-finals

The Day 6 at Tokyo Olympics 2020 turned out to be quite an action-packed day for Indian contingent. While there were no medal events scheduled for them, there was still a lot at stake with some of country's biggest medal prospects playing their knockout matches. PV Sindhu and Satish Kumar came up with emphatic performances while Mary Kom suffered defeat under controversial circumstances.

On the other hand, men's hockey team continued their impressive fightback since their loss to Australia as Manpreet Singh's side stunned 2016 gold medalists Argentina. Here is how all the results for Indian contingent unfolded on Thursday:

India's performance on Day 6 at Tokyo Olympics 2020

Archery - Men's Individual Event

India's Archer Atanu Das defeated Chinese Taipei's Deng Yu-Cheng 6-4 before pulling off a remarkable upset against 2012 Olympics gold medalist Oh Jin-Hyek 6-5 to qualify for pre-quarters in men's individual event.

Badminton - Women's Singles Round of 16

PV Sindhu secured her berth in quarter-finals of women's singles event after defeating Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt 21-15 21-13 in a match that lasted only 40 minutes.

Boxing - Men's Superheavyweight Round of 16

Indian boxer Satish Kumar produced a dominant display against Jamaica's Ricardo Brown in men's superheavyweight event as he won the match 4-1 to cruise to quarter-finals.

Boxing - Women's Flyweight Round of 16

Mary Kom suffered a shocking 2-3 defeat at the hands of Colombia's Ingrot Valencia in Round of 16 despite producing an emphatic performance.

Golf - Round 1

Indian Golfers Anirban Lahiri and Udayan Mane finished at 8th and 60th positions respectively in Round 1 of men's individual event.

Rowing - Men's Lightweight Double Sculls

India's Rowing duo of Arvind Singh and Arjun Lal Jat secured a historic 11th place in Tokyo after finishing at 5th place in Final B.

Shooting - Women's 25m Air Pistol Precision

Manu Bhaker (292 points) and Rahi Sarnobat (287 points) ended the women's 25m pistol qualification precision at 5th and 25th positions respectively.

Swimming - Men's 100m Butterfly

Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash put on a brilliant show as he secured timing of 53:45 in men's 100m butterfly but eventually finished at 46th position overall.

Hockey - Men's Pool A

Indian Men's Hockey team continued their brilliant run in Tokyo as they defeated Argentina 3-1 in a thrilling contest to secure their spot in quarters.


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