PV Sindhu, Manika Batra and Mary Kom win opening day of Tokyo 2020. Arjun Lal and Arvind Singh make it into semifinals of the men’s rowing team. Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina crash out of the women’s doubles.
- PV Sindhu, a medal contender and silver medallist at the 2016 Rio Games, won her first round match against Israel’s Ksenia Polikarpova.
- The Indian shooters Divyansh Singh Panwar and Deepak Kumar failed to meet their expectations, failing to reach the final of the 10m Air Rifle competition.
- India’s women’s tennis pair of Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina lost their first-round match against Ukraine’s Liudmyla Kichenok and Nadiia KichenOK.
- India’s Sathiyan Gnanasekaran lost 3-4 to Hong Kong’s Lam Siu Hang in the second round of the men’s singles table tennis event.
- Manika Batra came from behind to earn a thrilling 3- 4 win over Margeryta Pesotska of Ukraine in the second round of doubles.
- MC Mary Kom has opened her campaign in the Women’s Flyweight division with a win against Dominican Republic’s Miguelina Hernandez Garcia.
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Day 2 Live Streaming: Aspiring Indian competitors are encouraged by Mirabai Chanu’s historic silver medal in weightlifting, which occurred on Day 1 of the Tokyo Olympics. On Day 2, India will compete in a number of other events in an attempt to increase their medal total. The Indian rowing team of Arjun Lal and Arvind Singh had a successful day, as they advanced to the semifinals of the World Rowing Championship. PV Sindhu, the shuttler, won her first match in a spirited start to a more successful Rio campaign. Paddler Manika Batra has advanced to the third round of the competition. Following that, Mary Kom began her Tokyo 2020 campaign with a round of 32 victory in the 51kg division, but teammate boxer Manish Kaushik (63kg category) was forced to withdraw from the competition after losing in the same round.
India’s shooting disappointment, on the other hand, continued when Manu Bhaker, Yashaswini Deswal, Deepak Kumar, and Divyansh Panwar all failed to qualify for the 10m air pistol finals in their respective categories, extending the country’s overall record. Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina were eliminated from the women’s doubles competition after losing 6-0, 6-7(0), 8-10 to the Ukrainian twins Kichenok. Pranati Nayak, India’s lone gymnast, failed to qualify for the All-Round finals in the men’s event. Paddler G Sathiyan loses in the first round following a seven-set battle with the other competitors. The following are the remaining events of Day 2: Srihari Nataraj (Men’s 100m backstroke) – 4:26 PM | Maana Patel (Women’s 100m backstroke) – 3:32 PM | Sajan Prakash (Men’s 200m butterfly and 100m butterfly) – 3:50 PM and 4:15 PM | Maana Patel (Women’s 100m backstroke) – 3:32 PM | Sajan Prakash (Men’s 200m butterfly and 100m