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Tokyo 2020: India at Olympics Highlights

Archer Atanu Das proved a point by knocking out two-time Olympic champion Oh Jin Hyek to join his wife Deepika Kumari in individual pre-quarterfinals. India’s first super heavyweight boxer to compete in the Olympics, Satish Kumar, eased into the quarter-finals of his debut Games, defeating Jamaica’s Ricardo Brown in his opening bout. Ace shuttler PV Sindhu defeated Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt to enter the quarter-finals. Lovlina Borgohain Debutant Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) confirmed India’s first boxing medal at the ongoing Olympic Games when she upstaged former world champion Nien-Chin Chen of the Chinese Taipei semifinals. The 23-year-old Assam boxer commanded 4-1 to make the last four. She will square off against current world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey, who hammered Anna Lysenko in her quarter-final bout. Indian woman, archer Deepika Kumari, defeated Ksenia Perova of Russia in the Women’s 1/8 Elimination Round to enter the quarter-finals. Deepika will face Korea’s An San