Tokyo Olympics Day 16 LIVE – India at Tokyo Olympics: Huge day for India as Neeraj Chopra, Aditi Ashok & Bajrang Punia fight for medals; Live Stream, Scores, Date, Time, All you need to know – Day 16 could be India’s biggest day at the Tokyo Olympics, as the nation could possibly bag multiple medals. The country’s biggest medal hope, Neeraj Chopra will be in action in the men’s javelin throw finals and will be contending for gold at the Olympic Stadium. Meanwhile, Aditi Ashok, a surprise contender for a podium spot, will feature in the fourth and final round on Saturday – Follow LIVE Updates from Tokyo Olympics on InsideSport.co
Tokyo Olympics Day 16 LIVE – India at Tokyo Olympics live updates:
@08:28AM: Tokyo Olympics Golf: After all golfers finished the 14th hole, Aditi Ashok slipped a place to be Tied-3rd
@08:18AM: Tokyo Olympics Golf: Aditi lands her second shot directly into the bunker, very close to Hole 14. She is now at the third position after Mone Inami of Japan climbed up one spot.
@08:05AM: Tokyo Olympics Golf: Conditions getting challenging with strong breeze and grey skies. Heading into the last five holes
Conditions getting challenging with strong breeze and grey skies but Aditi shining bright. Incredible guts and nerves. Heading into last five holes, tied 2. #golf #tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/noFo9s8WKx
— Mihir Vasavda (@mihirsv) August 7, 2021
@07:58AM: Tokyo Olympics Golf: Aditi completes the Hole 13 in three shots and advances to Hole 14!
@07:50AM: Tokyo Olympics Golf: A par by on the 12th hole. Four golfers currently tied in second
@07:47AM: Tokyo Olympics Golf: Aditi Ashok is currently tied-3 after 11 holes. USA’s Nelly Korda and Denmark’s Emily Pederson are ahead of her
@07:44AM: Tokyo Olympics Golf: At the moment 4 people are tied at 2nd. Aditi Ashok is one of them
@07:20AM: Tokyo Olympics Golf: Nelly Korda leads by three strokes again. She’s 17-under thru 10, ahead of Emily Pedersen, Aditi Ashok, Flag of New Zealand Lydia Ko all 14-under for a tied second
@07:09AM: Tokyo Olympics Golf: Aditi makes a double bogey at Hole 9 to go Tied 3rd at 14 under; She cards a consistent 34 in her Front nine
@06:45AM: Tokyo Olympics Golf: Aditi Ashok really is performing at an incredible level here. She’s ranked #200 in the world, while Korda is ranked 1 and Ko is ranked 11, and she’s holding her own.
Birdies for all three on hole 8, and they move to 15 under.
The 🥇 pressure is real.
It’s a three-way tie for the lead after Nelly Korda double bogeys No. 7.
— Olympic Golf (@OlympicGolf) August 7, 2021
@06:28AM: Tokyo Olympics Golf: after the 6th hole, Aditi Ashok maintains 2nd position. 12th more holes are remains today if weather permitted.
At the 2016 #Olympics, Ashok had her father caddie for her in Rio.
— Olympic Golf (@OlympicGolf) August 5, 2021
@06:13: Tokyo Olympics Golf: Aditi Ashok to get a birdie on the fifth hole. It’s not enough to catch Lydia Ko, who is on a streak of four birdies, but it does help her move ahead of Inami Mone and Emily Pedersen
@5:40 AM: Tokyo Olympics Golf: Aditi has slipped to the 3rd position, New Zealand’s Lydia Ko has taken over.
Tokyo Olympics Day 16 LIVE – India at Tokyo Olympics Full Schedule & Match Timings:
- GOLF – 4:17 AM: Women’s Individual Stroke Play Round 4 (Diksha Dagar)
- GOLF – 4:48 AM: Women’s Individual Stroke Play Round 4 (Aditi Ashok)
- WRESTLING – 3:55 PM: Men’s Freestyle 65kg Bronze Medal Match (Bajrang Punia)
- ATHLETICS – 4:30 PM: Men’s Javelin Throw Final (Neeraj Chopra)
Golf @3:00 AM – Aditi Ashok, Diksha Dagar (Women’s individual- Round 4)
Aditi Ashok has raised India’s medal hopes as she is currently second after the end of Round 3 in the women’s individual golf event at the Tokyo Olympics. The 23-year-old, who is featuring in her second Olympics, did well to finish three strokes behind World No.1 Nelly Korda of the USA. Ashok’s counterpart, Diksha Dagar carded a second straight 72 and moved up two places to tied 51st with 220. While the former will hope to continue her impressive form and finish on the podium, the latter would hope for a final flourish to finish higher in the starting.
Athletics @4:30 PM – Neeraj Chopra (Men’s Javelin throw finals)
Neeraj Chopra is India’s biggest gold medal hope at the Tokyo Olympics as he prepares to take the field in the men’s javelin throw final on Saturday. The 23-year-old kept India’s hopes of an elusive Olympic medal from track and field events alive by earning direct qualification into the finals with a stunning throw of 86.65m that put him on top of others on Wednesday. Should Neeraj Chopra clinch a podium, it will be India’s first medal in track and field events since Norman Pritchard won two silvers during the 1900 Olympics.
Wrestling @TBD: Bajrang Punia vs TBD (Men’s freestyle 65kg Bronze medal match)
World No.1 Bajrang Punia’s hopes of claiming a gold medal were dealt with a cruel blow after he was knocked out in the semi-final men’s freestyle 65kg event on Friday. Haji Aliyev of Azerbaijan dominated the proceedings as he handed Bajrang a 12-5 loss. The 27-year-old will now fight for pride in the bronze medal match on Saturday. Punia has bagged medals at the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games so far, and will be keen to add an Olympics podium finish to his tally.
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