Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 7: Action in images

  • Boxer Lovlina Borgohain assured a medal for India, defeating Chinese Taipei's Nien-Chin Chen to reach the women's welterweight semifinals. Boxer Simranjit Kaur failed to reach the quarterfinal after losing her round of 16 match. Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat failed to reach the Women's 25m Pistol final. India 3000m steeplechase athlete Avinash Sable set a new National Record but was unable to qualify to the next round.
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India's Deepika Kumari competes in the women's individual 1/8 eliminations round of the archery event, at the Summer Olympics 2020, in Tokyo.(PTI)

India's Deepika Kumari competes in the women's individual 1/8 eliminations round of the archery event, at the Summer Olympics 2020, in Tokyo.(PTI)

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Chen Nien-Chin of Taiwan and Lovlina Borgohain of India in action. (REUTERS)

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Chen Nien-Chin of Taiwan and Lovlina Borgohain of India in action. (REUTERS)

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Lovlina Borgohain of India celebrates after the fight against Chen Nien-Chin of Taiwan. (REUTERS)

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Lovlina Borgohain of India celebrates after the fight against Chen Nien-Chin of Taiwan. (REUTERS)

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Getnet Wale of Ethiopia, Avinash Sable of India, Abraham Kibiwott of Kenya and Zak Seddon of Britain in action during Heat 2.(REUTERS)

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Getnet Wale of Ethiopia, Avinash Sable of India, Abraham Kibiwott of Kenya and Zak Seddon of Britain in action during Heat 2.(REUTERS)

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Novak Djokovic, the top-ranked Serb who had seemed invincible in all of the biggest tournaments this year, lost to Alexander Zverev 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 Friday in the semifinals of the tennis tournament at the Tokyo Olympics, thus ending his Golden Slam bid. (Getty Images)

Novak Djokovic, the top-ranked Serb who had seemed invincible in all of the biggest tournaments this year, lost to Alexander Zverev 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 Friday in the semifinals of the tennis tournament at the Tokyo Olympics, thus ending his Golden Slam bid. (Getty Images)

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PV Sindhu dominated the first game, but faced a strong comeback from Yamaguchi in the second. However, the reigning world champion regrouped and secure the match point. Sindhu is now one win away from ensuring a medal. (Getty Images)

PV Sindhu dominated the first game, but faced a strong comeback from Yamaguchi in the second. However, the reigning world champion regrouped and secure the match point. Sindhu is now one win away from ensuring a medal. (Getty Images)

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PV Sindhu celebrates her win over Japan's Akane Yamaguchi. Sindhu beat the World No. 5 in straight games 21-13, 22-20 to enter her second consecutive Olympics semifinals. (Getty Images)

PV Sindhu celebrates her win over Japan's Akane Yamaguchi. Sindhu beat the World No. 5 in straight games 21-13, 22-20 to enter her second consecutive Olympics semifinals. (Getty Images)

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The Indian women's hockey team broke their three-match losing streak with a 1-0 win over Ireland in Pool A match. Navneet Kaur's late goal ensured the team stayed in the hunt for a place in the quarters. (Hockey India)

The Indian women's hockey team broke their three-match losing streak with a 1-0 win over Ireland in Pool A match. Navneet Kaur's late goal ensured the team stayed in the hunt for a place in the quarters. (Hockey India)

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The Indian men's hockey team beat Japan 5-3 in their final Pool A match and head into the quarter-final on the back of three straight wins. (Hockey India)

The Indian men's hockey team beat Japan 5-3 in their final Pool A match and head into the quarter-final on the back of three straight wins. (Hockey India)

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Germany's Dimitrij Ovtcharov beat Taiwan's Lin Yun Ju 4-3 in a head-to-head battle at the Olympics men's table tennis singles on Friday to win the bronze medal. (Getty Images)

Germany's Dimitrij Ovtcharov beat Taiwan's Lin Yun Ju 4-3 in a head-to-head battle at the Olympics men's table tennis singles on Friday to win the bronze medal. (Getty Images)

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Croatia's Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic beat compatriots Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig 6-4 3-6 10-6 in the Olympics men’s doubles final to win their country’s first ever gold medal in the sport. (Getty Images)

Croatia's Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic beat compatriots Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig 6-4 3-6 10-6 in the Olympics men’s doubles final to win their country’s first ever gold medal in the sport. (Getty Images)

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Selemon Barega won the first track and field gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday and claimed the 10,000-meter title back for Ethiopia after nearly a decade of dominance by Mo Farah. (Getty Images)

Selemon Barega won the first track and field gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday and claimed the 10,000-meter title back for Ethiopia after nearly a decade of dominance by Mo Farah. (Getty Images)

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For the fourth straight Olympics, Chinese men have swept the table tennis gold and silver medals in singles. Ma Long defended his Olympic title on Friday by beating teammate and top-ranked player Fan Zhendong 11-4, 10-12, 11-8, 11-9, 3-11, 11-7. (Getty Images)

For the fourth straight Olympics, Chinese men have swept the table tennis gold and silver medals in singles. Ma Long defended his Olympic title on Friday by beating teammate and top-ranked player Fan Zhendong 11-4, 10-12, 11-8, 11-9, 3-11, 11-7. (Getty Images)

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Emma McKeon gasped with excitement after winning gold in the Olympic women's 100m freestyle on Friday as Australia's women continued their golden run with a fifth title in the Tokyo pool. (Getty Images)

Emma McKeon gasped with excitement after winning gold in the Olympic women's 100m freestyle on Friday as Australia's women continued their golden run with a fifth title in the Tokyo pool. (Getty Images)

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India's first Equestrian to qualify for the Olympics in last two decades, Fouaad Mirza astride his horse 'Seigneur Medicott' put on an exciting show. Following a spectacular horse and rider performance, Fouaad sits on the 7th place with 28.00 penalties with 21 riders yet to compete.(Reuters)

India's first Equestrian to qualify for the Olympics in last two decades, Fouaad Mirza astride his horse 'Seigneur Medicott' put on an exciting show. Following a spectacular horse and rider performance, Fouaad sits on the 7th place with 28.00 penalties with 21 riders yet to compete.(Reuters)

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