India at Tokyo 2020 on Monday, August 2: Hockey women in semis; Kamalpreet Kaur finishes sixth

'One of Indian hockey's greatest moments' (3:34)

Senior journalist Sharda Ugra reflects on an 'astonishing' result as India beat Australia in the quarterfinal (3:34)

Following PV Sindhu's bronze and the hockey men's quarter-final win on Sunday, the Indian women's hockey team made it to their first ever OIympics semifinal, beating Australia 1-0 at Tokyo 2020 on Monday. In athletics, while Dutee Chand couldn't make the 200m final, India's national record holder in the women's discus throw, Kamalpreet Kaur finished sixth in the final.

Here's a recap of all the day's action.

Tuesday's preview | Sunday's recap | Key dates | Athletes | Medal tracker | Full schedule | Latest results


HOCKEY: Women's Quarterfinal -- India 1-0 Australia

- Ugra: Class of 2020 turn overnight legends on manic Monday

- Selvaraj: Fearless India turn the tables on mighty Australia

ATHLETICS [Medal Event]: Women's discus final -- Kamalpreet Kaur was only one of two athletes to meet the automatic qualification mark [64.00m] and made the final ranked 2nd in qualification. She finished 6th in the final -- the second best finish by an Indian in a field event at the Olympics.

EVENTING [Medal event] Jumping final: Fouaad Mirza (and Seigneur Medicott), having finished 24th in qualifying, finished 23rd the final.

SHOOTING: Men's 50m 3 Positions Qualifying - Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Sanjeev Rajput out in qualification.

ATHLETICS: 200m women's -- Dutee Chand out in heat 4

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