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The Indian contingent produced some impressive performances across various disciplines on Day 6 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Thursday, July 29. 

India star shuttler PV Sindhu stormed into the quarter-final after defeating Mia Blichfeldt of Denmark in the women's singles event. Furthermore, archer Atanu Das pulled off a massive upset as he stunned Korea's Oh Jin-Hyek to enter the round of 16. To make it even better, the Indian men's hockey team defeated reigning Olympic champions Argentina 3-1 to secure their place in the quarter-final. On the other hand, shooters Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat finished 5th and 25th, respectively, in the first qualification stage.

However, the biggest disappointment came in the boxing ring as six-time world champion MC Mary Kom was knocked out in the round of 16 as she lost to Colombia's Ingrit Valencia.

July 28, 5:00PM: India's report card at the end of Day 7 at Tokyo 2020

Hockey: India beat Argentina 3-1 to qualify for the quarter-final.

Badminton: PV Sindhu storms into the quarter-final with a win over Mia Blichfeldt. She will face fourth-seeded Akane Yamaguchi next.

Archery: Atanu Das defeated former Olympic champion Jinhyek Oh of Korea in the Round of 16.

Boxing: Satish Kumar beats Ricardo Brown to qualify for the quarter-final of men's 91kg weight category.

MC May Kom lost 2-3 against Ingrit Valencia of Colombia in the women's flyweight Round of 16.

Rowing: Arjun Lal and Arvind Singh finish 11th in lightweight double sculls.

Shooting: Manu Bhaker finishes 5th, Rahi Sarnobat 25th after the first stage of precision qualifying.

Golf: Anirban Lahiri was tied eighth at the end of the first of four rounds after an impressive 4-under 67, while Udayan Mane was 60th after carding 5-over 76.

Sailing: KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar finished seventh in race 6 (out of 12) of men's skiff 49er. The Indian duo are currently placed in 17th place overall, out of 19 teams.

Vishnu Saravanan finished 23rd in race 8 of the men's laser radial event.  He is currently at 23rd position.

Nethra Kumanan finishes 20th in race 8 of women's one person dinghy laser radial.

Swimming: Sajan Prakash finished second in his heat of men's 100m butterfly with a timing of 53.45s. He finished 46th overall. 

July 25, 4:45PM: India's challenge in swimming ends on disappointing note

Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash failed to advance into the semi-finals stage after finishing 46th overall. With another disappointing result, India's underwhelming campaign in swimming ends at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. 

 

July 25, 4:20PM: Sajan Prakash finishes second in Heat 2 of Men's 100m butterfly

Indian swimmer finishes second in Heat 2 of Men's 100m Butterfly with a timing of 53.45s.

July 25, July 3:53PM: Mary Kom bows out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

India's MC Mary Kom has been knocked out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics after losing 2-3 against Ingrit Valencia of Colombia in the women's flyweight Round of 16.

 

July 25, 3:48PM: Magnificent Mary bounces back, wins second round

Mary Kom once again shows why she is a six-time world champion. The 38-year-old has bounced back to win the second round 3-2 against Ingrit Valencia of Colombia in the women's flyweight Round of 16.

July 29, 3:44PM: Mary Kom loses first round

Mary Kom loses the first round 1-4 against Ingrit Valencia of Colombia in the women's flyweight pre-quarterfinal.

July 29, 3:41PM: Mary Kom vs Ingrit Valencia gets underway!

Some interesting facts about Mary Kom's rival Ingrit Valencia: 

- The Colombian bagged a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics in 2016

- Mary Kom has a 2-0 head-to-head against Ingrit Valencia

- Their last meeting was at the 2019 AIBA World Championship quarter-finals.

Will Mary Kom win her round of 16 bout against Ingrit Valencia?

3:25 PM: Mary Kom to be in action shortly

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom will take on Ingrit Victoria of Colombia in the women's 48kg category for a place in the quarter-final of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Stay tuned for live updates!

Results so far

Hockey: India beat Argentina 3-1 to qualify for the quarter-final.

Badminton: PV Sindhu storms into the quarter-final with a win over Mia Blichfeldt. She will face fourth-seeded Akane Yamaguchi next.

Archery: Atanu Das defeated former Olympic champion Jinhyek Oh of Korea in the Round of 16.

Boxing: Satish Kumar beats Ricardo Brown to qualify for the quarter-final of men's 91kg weight category.

Rowing: Arjun Lal and Arvind Singh finish 11th in lightweight double sculls.

Shooting: Manu Bhaker finishes 5th, Rahi Sarnobat 25th after the first stage of precision qualifying.

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