India at Tokyo Olympics on Thursday: Ravi Dahiya wins silver, Hockey men win bronze

Ugra: Ravi was never intimidated in his bouts (2:02)

Sharda Ugra on Ravi Kumar Dahiya's historic silver medal (2:02)

Thursday, August 5 was a memorable day for India at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, as the hockey men ended their 41-year wait for an OIympic medal by beating Germany 5-4 in the bronze medal playoff. Ravi Kumar Dahiya then became only the second Indian wrestler ever to win a silver medal at the Olympics. Vinesh Phogat, however, couldn't go past Sofia Mattsson in the round-of-16.

Here's a recap of the day.

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WRESTLING: Men's 57kg Gold medal match -- Ravi Kumar Dahiya is beaten by Zavur Uguev (ROC). Ravi won silver.

HOCKEY: Men's Bronze medal match -- India beat Germany 5-4

Reactions | Timeline: A 41-year rollercoaster | What the bronze means | Keys to India's success

WRESTLING: Men's 86kg Bronze medal match - Deepak Punia vs Myles Amine (San Marino)

GOLF: Round 2 of the women's individual -- Aditi Ashok (currently tied-2nd) and Diksha Dagar (currently tied-56th)

WRESTLING: Women's freestyle 53kg round-of-16: Vinesh Phogat beats Sofia Mattsson (Sweden), but then loses to Vanesa Kaladzinskaya (Belarus) in the quarterfinal.

WRESTLING: Women's freestyle 57kg repechage - Anshu Malik loses to Valeria Koblova (ROC) [winner progresses to bronze medal match]

ATHLETICS: KT Irfan, Rahul Rohilla and Sandeep Kumar finish 50th, 47th, and 23rd in men's 20km race walk

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