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October 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympics Updates: India Women Reach Hockey Semifinals

The Indian women’s hockey team shocked Australia to enter the semi-finals in Tokyo. India held onto their lead through Gurjit Kaur in the second quarter as they showcased immense defensive might to keep the Australian women at bay. Indian shooters Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Sanjeev Rajput failed to breach the top 8 ranks as they missed the cut for the for 50m Rifle 3 Positions men’s finals. Tomar finished 21st while Rajput ended a disappointing 32nd. Sprinter Dutee Chand ran her season’s best but still failed to qualify for the semi-finals of women’s 200m. She clocked a time of 23.85 seconds and finished 7th in Heat 4. Equestrian player Fouaad Mirza will also be in action. Kamalpreet Kaur will vie for a medal in the women’s discus throw final on Monday.

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