Tokyo Olympics Live Updates Day 12: India lose to Argentina 1-2 in women’s hockey SF

India’s javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has qualified for the final of Men’s javelin throw after topping the qualifications round with a throw of 86.65m. The current India women’s hockey team would look to reach the women’s event final when it will face Argentina in the semifinals of Tokyo Olympics.

Moreover, boxer Lovlina Borgohain will take on Turkey’s Busenaz Surmeneli in the semifinals of the 69kg division.


  • Indian women’s side go down fighting against Argentina 2-1 in semifinal, to play Great Britain for bronze
  • India 1-1 against Argentina in women’s Hockey semi-final at half-time


  • Deepak Punia loses to American David Morris Taylor in semifinal of 86kg category, to fight for bronze now
  • Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins semifinal against Nurislam Sanayev in men’s 57kg freestyle, enters final


  • Lovlina Borgohain loses to Turkey’s Busenaz Sürmeneli 0-5 in women’s welterweight (64-69kg) semifinal match, settles with bronze medal


  • Deepak Punia beats China’s Lin Zushen 6-0 in men’s freestyle 86kg wresting 1/4 final and advances to the semi-final.
  • Ravi Kumar beats Bulgaria’s Georgi Vangelov of Bulgaria, advances to the semi-final in men’s Freestyle 57kg by technical superiority (14-4).
  • Anshu Malik loses to Iryna Kurachkina of Belarus 2-8 in Women’s Freestyle 57kg 1/8 Final.


  • Neeraj Chopra clears the automatic qualifying mark of 83.50m in qualifications, advances to final.
  • Shivpal fails to qualify for final with a best attempt of 74.81m.

Full list of Indians in action on Day 12:


5:35 a.m. Men’s Javelin Throw Qualification — Neeraj Chopra

7:05 a.m. Men’s Javelin Throw Qualification — Shivpal Singh


4:00 a.m. Women’s Individual Strokeplay — Aditi Ashok & Diksha Dagar


11:00 a.m. Women’s Welterweight semifinal — Busenaz Summeneli (TUR) v Lovlina Borgohain


8:00 a.m. Men’s Freestyle 57kg 1/8 finals — Oscar Tigreros (COL) v Ravi Kumar

8:00 a.m. onwards Women’s Freestyle 57kg 1/8 Finals — Iryna Kurachkina v Anshu Malik

8:00 a.m. onwards Men’s Freestyle 86kg 1/8 finals — Deepak Punia v Ekerekerne Agiarnar (BLR)

2:45 p.m. onwards Men’s Freestyle 57 kg; Men’s Freestyle 86kg; Women’s Freestyle 57 kg semifinals — If Indians qualify


3:30 p.m. Women’s semifinals — India v Argentina

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