Published On : Sat, Jul 24th, 2021
News 3 / Sports News | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

Olympics: Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal in Weightlifting

Mirabai Chanu

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu gives India’s it’s first medal at the Tokyo Olympics, winning a silver in 49 kg category. She becomes only 2nd Indian weightlifter to win an Olympic medal.

Indian badminton men’s doubles team of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy & Chirag Shetty fightback to down Taipei duo 21-16, 16-21, 27-25 in their 1st match of the group stage.

Tennis player Sumit Nagal also fought off a strong challenge from Denis Istomin to record a 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 win to ennter the second round where he will face World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev.