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A day of many surprises awaited the Indian contingent on Day 12 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Neeraj Chopra, one of the medal hopefuls for India, sealed a place in the finals of the javelin throw event after hurling the javelin to a distance of 86.65m on his very first throw in the qualification round.

Boxer Lovlina Borgohain became India's third medallist at Tokyo 2020 after she won bronze in the women's boxing semi-final.

Wrestler Ravi Kumar entered the final of the men's freestyle 57kg category to assure India its fourth medal at Tokyo 2020, while Deepak Punia will battle for bronze after losing his semi-final bout against USA's David Taylor.

Anshu Malik, however, crashed out after losing in the round of 16. Women golfers Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar moved into the next round after being tied at second and 56th respectively.

The Indian women's hockey team's dream run came to an end after they suffered a 3-1 loss to Argentina in the semi-finals. They will now play Great Britain for the bronze medal.

August 4, 5:00 PM: FULLTIME! India 1-2 Argentina

After a positive start, the Indian women's hockey team saw their levels take a drop as Argentina applied pressure to regain the lead in the game.

The Indian eves will go back and do their homework on possession, attacking strategy in the middle and on the wings as they prepare to face Great Britain in the bronze medal match.

August 4, 4:50 PM: Six minutes left for India to equalise

India have upped the ante to find an equaliser but their finishing is still lacking a finite edge.

The Indian eves are focusing their play on the wing but no breakthrough.

August 4, 4:35 PM: GOAL! India 1-2 Argentina

Argentina skipper Maria Noel Barrionuevo scores once again off a penalty corner to give the London 2012 silver medallists a 2-1 lead.

India is still on the backfoot in the third quarter. 

August 4, 4:15 PM: Can India regain lead?

A dominant push from Argentina kept the Indian women's hockey team at bay in the second quarter.

Having played the first half mostly defensive, the Indian eves must shift gears if they are to find a breakthrough.

August 4, 3:58 PM: Two unsuccessful penalty corners for India

With pressure mounting on them in the second quarter, India fail to convert two penalty corners.

Drag-flicker and goalscorer Gurjit Kaur fails to connect and this puts India under pressure to change their strategy.

August 4, 3:55 PM: India on slight backfoot

India concede two penalty corners as Argentina continue its offensive approach.

Argentine skipper Barrionuevo Maria Noel scores off the penalty corner to draw the scores level.

Score: India 1-1 Argentina

August 4, 3:40 PM: Indian eves parking the bus

Led by Deep Grace Ekka, the Indian women's hockey team are confidently holding off the attacking approach of Argentina.

August 4, 3:35 PM: GOAL! India 1-0 Argentina

Gurjit Kaur opens the scoring for the Indian women's hockey team in the semi-finals.

With India getting a penalty corner within just two minutes, the drag-flicker squeezes it into the Argentina goal to give the Indian eves a much-deserved lead in the contest

August 4, 3:25 PM: Squads for India vs Argentina

INDIA: Navjyot Kaur, Gurjit Kaur, Deep Grace Ekka, Monika, Nisha, Savita (goalkeeper), Rani Rampal (captain), Vandana Kataria, Udita, Navneet Kaur, Neha Goyal.

ARGENTINA: Suchi MB, Toccalino S, Gorzelany A, Raposo Ruiz de los, Alonso A, Merino D, Sanchez Mocai R, Sauze Valdez, Tribchinetti EM, Barrionuevo MN (captain), Jankunas A

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