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Tokyo Olympics: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain bags Bronze Medal

Tokyo:4/8/21: Olympic Boxer Lovlina Borgohain has bagged a Bronze Medal in the welterweight 69-kilogram category after she lost to World Champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey in the semi-finals today. This is the third medal for the country. Earlier, PV Sindhu won a Bronze Medal in Badminton while Mira Bai Chanu lifted a Silver Medal in weightlifting.

On the 12th day today, Indian players began their campaign with impressive wins in their respective games.

In Wrestling, India’s Ravi Dahiya defeated Nurislam Sanayev of Kazakhstan in the semi-finals of the men’s Freestyle 57kg wrestling. He has assured the country of at least a silver medal by qualifying for the final. However, in another semi-final, Deepak Punia lost to TAYLOR III David Morris of the USA in 86 kg category 10-0.

However, Anshu Singh lost to Iryna Kurachkina of Belarus in Women’s freestyle 57 kilograms.

In Golf, Aditi Ashok did fairly well when she got tied at a second rank (4 under par) while Diksha Dagar tied at 56th rank (5 over par) after the first round.

Promising athlete Neeraj Chopra sealed an automatic qualification for the Men’s Javeline throw finals by throwing 86.65 meters in his first attempt. However, fellow Javelin thrower Shivpal Singh failed to cross the qualification hurdle with his best throw of 76.40 meters. Men’s Javelin Throw Final will take place on 7th August at 4:30 P.M. Indian Time.

A crucial semi-final Women’s Hockey match is underway between India and Argentina now. The winner of the match will set up the Summit clash with the Netherlands for the gold medal.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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