Tokyo Olympics 2020 Day 3 Highlights: After a bright start to Day 3, it was a disappointing outing on third day for Team India. India’s first Olympic fencer Bhavani Devi delivered a win on debut but lost her Round of 32 match to get knocked out. Indian men’s archery team comprising Atanu Das, Pravin Jadhav, and Tarundeep Rai lost to Korea in quarterfinals. Sharath Kamal won his second-round match against Portugal but it was the end of the road for fellow paddler Sutirtha Mukherjee. In badminton, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty went down in their men’s doubles second round.
Later, in the evening, Indian women’s hockey lost 0-2 to Germany in Pool A fixture.
Elsewhere, boxer Ashish Kumar was defeated by Erbieke Tuoheta 0-5 in the round of 32. Swimmer Sajan Prakash finished 24th in Men’s 200m Butterfly and failed to qualify for the semi-finals.
Tennis player Sumit Nagal lost Round 2 to World No.2 Daniil Medvedev. Angad Vir Singh Bajwa finished 18th while Mairaj Ahmad Khan ended 25th in the men’s skeet event. Manika Batra lost 4-0 in the third round to World No 17 Sofia Polcanova of Austria to end her campaign.
Vishnu Saravanan, who was 14th in the laser class after day 1, moved down to 25th while Nethra Kumanan dropped down from 27th to 28th in the laser radial after Day 2 of Sailing qualifiers.