Day 13, Tokyo Olympics LIVE: Ravi Wins Silver, Bronze for Men's Hockey Team

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  • Golf - Women's Individual finals round 2: Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar finish Round 2

  • Men's hockey Bronze medal match: India beat Germany 5-4 after being 1-3 down, win an Olympic medal after 41 years

  • Wrestling - Women's freestyle 57kg repechage round: Anshu Malik loses 1-5 to Valeria Koblova

  • Wrestling - Women's freestyle 53 kg Round of 16 Match: Huge upset for Vinesh Phogat, loses quarter-finals match

  • Men's 20km Walk Final: K. T. Irfan, Sandeep Kumar, Rahul Rohilla finishes

  • Wrestling - Men's freestyle 57kg final: Ravi Kumar loses final vs Zaur Uguev, wins Silver medal

Wrestling: The second period has begun. Punia starting to slow down a bit. Amine pushing for a single-leg takedown. Coming forward now. Amine again going for the single-leg takedown. Well-defended by Punia. Less than a minute left. Punia in a split position. Amine gets 2 points with a takedown with just 7 seconds left. 3-2. And the hooter goes off. But a challenge has been made by India. Not yet over. The challenge has been lost. Amine wins the match 3-2 and the Bronze medal.

Wrestling: Deepak Punia's men's freestyle 86kg bronze medal bout against Myles Amine set to begin. He is out first. And now Punia is out next.

And the match has begun. Starts strongly. Great defending by Punia. Dodged Amine's attack. Takes him down. Goes 2-0 up. Amine again going for the leg. Punia defending extremely well. Both wrestlers grapple their way off the mat. A review by the judges. A point for Amine. End of the first period. Punia leading 2-1.

Wrestling: 2nd period begins. Both step out of bounds at the same time. Uguev charges. Ravi out of bounds this time. Caution for Ravi and a point for Zavur. Zavur leading 5-2. Zavur defending well.

Another 2 for Zavur. Takes Ravi down. Getting worse for him. Everything going in the way of Zavur. Just 40 seconds left. Can Ravi Kumar turn this one around as well?

Two points for Ravi. He takes Uguev down superbly. 7-4 now.

Superb effort from Ravi but Zavur was too good for him. Loses 7-4. Ravi Kumar finishes well with a silver medal. Becomes the second wrestler from the country to win a silver medal at the Olympics.

Wrestling: It's time for the BIG FINAL! Out comes India's very own Ravi Kumar Dahiya. World Champion Zavur Uguev is out next. Match begins.

Zavur pushes Ravi out of bounds after a brilliant defence. 1 point for him. Another point for Zavur. Ravi is back with 2 points with a slam. 2-2 now. Now, 2 points for Zavur with a takedown. Leading 4-2. End of the first period.

Wrestling: The men's freestyle 57kg Bronze medal match has ended, which means it's now time for the final. USA's Thomas Gilman beat Iran's Reza Atrinagharchi 9-1. Talk about a rivalry!

Wrestling: Ravi Kumar Dhaiya's win yesterday had assured India its second silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics. He's also only the second wrestler from the country to enter the final at the Olympics. Sushil Kumar had played for the gold at the 2012 London Olympics where he won a silver.

Ravi had pulled off a massive come-from-behind victory to eliminate Nurislam Sanayev of Kazakhstan courtesy a 'victory by fall' in the semi-final bout.

Leading 2-1 heading into the second period, Dahiya was dealt a huge blow when Sanayev got behind the Indian, caught hold of his ankles and twirled him around a few times to flip the score 9-2 in his favour.

Desperately looking to turn things around, Dahiya made a brilliant comeback by first managing to push Sanayev out of bounds to reduce the deficit to 9-5. The move looked to have injured the Kazakh wrestler, but he decided to continue.

With just 50 seconds left on the clock, Dahiya scored a two-point takedown and converted it to a pin -- exposing both his opponent's shoulders to the mat -- and won the bout by fall.

Wrestling: Ravi Kumar Dahiya's men's freestyle 57kg final against Zavur Uguev is just two matches away. Deepak Punia's men's freestyle 86kg bronze medal bout will be a match after Dahiya's.

Wrestling: Vanesa Kaladzinskaya of Belarus loses in the semi-finals, which means Vinesh Phogat's chance to enter the Repechage round is over. She is out the Tokyo Olympics. Vanesa lost to Pang of China.

Men's 20km Walk Final: At the end of 12 kms, Sandeep Kumar is mainitaining his 12th position with a time of 49:40. Rahul is now 47th with a time of 53:17 and KT Irfan is 52nd with a time of 54:17.

Men's 20km Walk Final: Sandeep Kumar has moved down to 12th place with a time of 41:13 at the end of 10 kms. Rahul has moved down to 47th with a time of 43:51 and KT Irfan is at 50th place with a time of 44:38.

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Men's 20km Walk Final: Sandeep Kumar is still in 2nd place with a time of 32:56 at the end of 8 kms. Rahul has moved further down to 45th with a time of 34:23 and KT Irfan is at 50th place with a time of 34:58.

Golf update: Aditi Ashok is tied second with Nanna Koerstz Madsen and Emily Kristine Pedersen at -9. Diksha Dagar is 6 over par and is tied 53th at the end of Round 2. Both are done for the day.

Men's 20km Walk Final: Sandeep Kumar is still in 2nd place with a time of 24:51 at the end of 6 kms. Rahul is now 35th with a time of 25:21 and KT Irfan is 47th with a time of 25:37.

Men's 20km Walk Final: Sandeep Kumar is still in 2nd place with a time of 16:54 at the end of 4 kms. Rahul is now 12th with a time of 16:57 and KT Irfan is 45th with a time of 17:01.

Wrestling Update: Deepak Punia will be in action in the men’s freestyle 86-kg category for the Bronze medal later in the day. He will take on Myles Nazem Amine of San Marino. Their match will start after 4.45 pm IST.

Deepak, 22, beat Ekerekeme Agiomor of Nigeria in his round of 16 match, and Lin Zushen of China in the quarter-finals. However, in the semi-finals, the 2016 world cadet champion and a silver medallist at the 2019 senior world championships lost to David Taylor of the US.

Deepak Punia, who lives in Chhara, a village in Jhajjar district of Haryana, was introduced to the sport at the age of 4 by his father, a milkman, and grandfather who were both professional wrestlers.

Deepak has won a Silver at the World Championships, a Silver and two Bronze medals at Asian Championships.

Men's 20km Walk Final: India's K. T. Irfan, Sandeep Kumar, Rahul Rohilla are currently in action. Sandeep Kumar is currently ranked 2nd (8:29), KT Irfan 22nd (8:31), and Rahul 28th (8:32) at the end of 2kms. A long way to go though.

Golf update: Aditi Ashok finished 9-under and is tied 2nd after Round 2. She managed an impressive 66 in this round.

Diksha Dagar was 6-over par and tied 54th at the end of Round 2. There are two more rounds left after this.

Graham Reid Does a Sjoerd Marijne

Men's hockey team coach Graham Reid shared a photo on his Twitter page, where he and the men-in-blue posed for photo similar to how the women's hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne and our Indian girls had done a few days back.

We just hope the women's hockey team achieve a similar result!

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Hockey: That India-Germany match was worthy of a final. Nothing short of a Gold medal match.

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Wrestling: Vinesh goes for a takedown. Vanesa defends it superbly! Stops Vinesh from rolling her. Counter. Two points for Vanesa. 7-2. Indians challenge it. Still going on. 1:51 left. Will it be 5-4 or remain 7-2? That is one long challenge. It's 5-3. Vanesa loses 2 points and Vinesh earns 1. Superb defending by Vanesa. Takedown by Vanesa. 7-3. 58 seconds left. 2 more points for Vanesa. 9-3. She wins the match. Pinned Vinesh. Victory by fall.

Huge Upset! Vinesh was the overwhelming favourite for this match. Vinesh might get be back in the repechage round if Vanesa makes the final.

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Wrestling: Vinesh Phogat is in action now in her quarter-final match. Up against Vinesh Vanesa Kaladzinskaya of Belarus.

Vanesa starts strongly. A takedown and it's 2-0! Vinesh responds and makes it 2-2. Vanesa counters. The Belarussian leads 5-2. End of the first period. Three minutes to go.

Hockey: Chak De India roaring in the stadium. Indian players hugging each other. Now standing together in a huddle and praying together.

What a comeback by India. They were 1-3 down. Made it 5-3. Conceded one more. But managed to keep it at 5-4. Thanks to Sreejesh who saved the day for India in the dying seconds.

A BRONZE MEDAL AFTER 49 YEARS. AN OLYMPIC MEDAL AFTER 41 YEARS. LET THAT SINK IN! THIRD BRONZE MEDAL FOR INDIA. 12TH OLYMPIC MEDAL OVERALL. LET THE CELEBRATIONS BEGIN!

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Hockey: 6.8 seconds left. PC for Germany. Graham Reid is furious. SAVED BY SREEJESH. INDIA WIN 5-4. INDIA HAVE WON THE BRONZE MEDAL. AN OLYMPIC MEDAL AFTER 41 YEARS. A BRONZE MEDAL AFTER 49 YEARS. Indian men on the field with tears of joy. My hands are sweating and shaking while I write this. WHAT A MATCH! WHAT A WIN!

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Hockey: Less than 4 minutes left. India leading 5-4. Germany controlling the ball. Less than 3 minutes left. PC for Germany. Anxious moments. Variation. Saved by Sreejesh. Less than 2 minutes left now. German goalkeeper is out. 60 seconds left.

Clock has still not started. 29.8 seconds left. Now it has started. India under pressure.

Hockey: Sumit is down. Holding his right elbow. Meanwhile, Graham Reid is pacing up and down. Does not look happy. Less than 5 minutes left. Sumit is going off. Technical officials inform both sides that the clock's not right. Match has been halted. And now it resumes. Absolute drama! As if the match was devoid of it before they got involved.

Hockey: Mandeep Singh only has the keeper to beat. Goes wide. Goalkeeper saves his tomahawk. It was a one on one. What a miss. Should have scored. Disappointing. Hope it does not cost India.

Manpreet is off the pitch. Was down after being whacked on his right arm.

And now a PC for Germany. 6:35 minutes left. Germany still have 10 men on the field. SAVED BY SREEJESH. REBOUND IS SAVED BY HARMANPREET. GREAT DEFENDING. BALL IS STILL IN INDIA'S D.

Hockey: Q4 begins. Every minute counts now. 14 left now. Mistake from Varun Kumar and a PC for Germany. And they have scored. 5-4. Lukas Windfeder puts it in. His seventh goal of Tokyo 2020. Now the pressure will be on India. Yellow card for German captain Tobias Hauke. Down to 10-men for five minutes. Opportunity for India to go for their sixth.

Hockey: Well blcoked by Rupinderpal Singh. Grambusch's attempt was strong. Indian defence being tested but they are up to the mark. Surender Kumar has been brilliant. Hooter. End of Q3. India leading 5-3. 15 minutes away from a Bronze medal, their 1st Olympic medal in 41 years.

Hockey: Green card for Germany. India still 5-3 up. And now a PC for Germany. No referral left for India. Another PC for Germany. Variation and well-defended by India. But another PC for Germany. What a match it has been. Variation. Vellen tries to hit it inside from the side of the net but his shot is off the mark.

Hockey: PC for India now. Rupinderpal's shot hits the German defender's leg. Another PC for India. Germans don't look happy. Variation this time. Another PC for India. Defended by Germany. The ball was straight at the runner. Painful blow. Ruhr is down. India referral. Being checked if it was above or below the knee. India have lost the referral.

Hockey: India looking for their sixth now. What a comeback it has been. Down 1-3 and now leading 5-3. Will be spoken about for ages. They really want to end that 41-year-long drought.

Mandeep on the run. Dilpreet coming to join him. Not in a very good position. Good defending by Germany. Less than 5 minutes left in Q3.

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Hockey: Free hit for India. On the attack now. AND GOAL!!!!! SIMRANJEET WITH THE GOAL. 5-3. A team goal for India. Gurjant Singh passes it to Simranjeet, who puts it in the back of the net for his second goal of the match.

Hockey: Q3 begins. Penalty Stroke for India. Germany have asked for a referral. Being checked. INDIA TAKE THE LEAD. 4-3. RUPINDERPAL SINGH SMASHES IT IN.

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Wrestling: Vinesh Phogat facing Sofia Mattsson in the women's freestyle 53 kg Round of 16 Match. Ends first period with a lead of 5-0.

Second period begins. A takedown. She takes another 2 points. Goes up 7-0. Sofia Mattson, the reigning Olympic bronze medallist, manages a point. 7-1.

Vinesh Phogat has won the match 7-1 and moves into the quarter-final.

Wrestling Update: Anshu Malik loses her women's freestyle 57kg repechage round against Valeria Koblova 1-5.

Hockey: PC for India. Chance for India to score. GOAL!!! India score. 2-3 now. Harmanpreet's drag-flick is saved but Hardik Singh pounces on the rebound and puts it in. What a match! Less than two minutes left in Q2.

And another PC for India. HARMANPREET SCORES! 3-3. SCORES ARE LEVEL. WHAT A MATCH! CAN'T AFFORD TO TAKE YOUR EYES OFF THE SCREEN. FULL OF ACTION.

End of Q2. Half-time. What a comeback by India! Superb stuff.

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Hockey: A reverse-flick by Fuchs is saved by Sreejesh. Much better play by India now. Looking much more confident. Germany on the attack now. Superb run by Ruhr. Takes a shot at goal. But it is wide.

But as we write this, Germany has scored. 2-1. Ruhr passes the ball to Niklas Wellen who puts it in with a superb reverse shot.

And Germany score again. 3-1. Benedict Furk it is. Indian defence is all over the place.

Hockey: Q2 begins. And Germany on the attack again. And now India on the counter-attack. And GOAL!!!! WHAT A GOAL BY SIMRANJEET SINGH. REVERSE-STICK AKA TOMAHAWK. INDIA EQUALISE. 1-1.

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Hockey: Less than three minutes left in the quarter. Six circle entries for Germany already. India is all over the place. The men-in-blue trying something out there now. Better. Hooter goes off. However, Germany had asked for a referral just before it went off. They are looking for a PC and PC it is.

Another PC for Germany after it hits Amit Rohidas' foot. And another one for Germany. Three in a row. And now there is a referral. And yet another PC. A variation tried by Germany this time. But saved by Sreejesh. And Q1 has ended. FINALLY! Much-needed for India. They need to regroup.

Hockey: Timur Oritz opens the account for Germany. Green card for Germany. And now a PC for India. Rupinderpal Singh's shot goes over the post after a deflection.

What a save by Sreejesh. Crucial! Christopher Ruhr was stopped by Harmanpreet Singh. Indian defence is currently all over the place.

Germany on the attack again and once again Sreejesh saves the day for India.

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Hockey: India's bronze medal match against Germany about to begin. The wait has been 41-years long. No pressure, though!

Jokes aside, hope they win it!

The players are on the field. National anthems to start. Time for the toss. Teams standing in a huddle. Last few motivating words before the big match. The match begins. Attacking start by Germany. And they score. Take the lead. 1-0.

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IGolf: Aditi Ashok is currently tied 3rd on the lederboard. She has already managed two birdies in round two and is at -6. Diksha Dagar is at 58th position with a +7.

Good morning! Welcome to The Quint's live coverage of Day 13 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The men's hockey team will be looking to secure their first Olympic medal in 41 years when they take on Rio Games bronze-winner Germany. Their match starts at 7 am.

Men's Hockey Team to Face Germany for Bronze

All eyes will be on wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya, who will fight for the Gold medal against ROC's Zaur Uguev today at 4.20 pm IST. He will take home at least a Silver medal, India's fourth medal overall, from the Tokyo Olympics. He was at his best on Wednesday, winning his round of 16 match 13-2, quarter-final match 14-4, and semi-final by pinning his opponent down. He's the first Indian to enter a wrestling final since Sushil Kumar in 2012.

Anshu Malik will be in action against ROC's Valeria Koblova in the women's freestyle 57kg repechage round at 7.37 am IST. A win here will take her to the second bronze level against Bulgaria's Nikolova EG at 5.35 pm IST. Deepak Punia will also be in action in the men's freestyle 86kg second bronze level match. He had won his round of 16 match 12-1, quarter-final match 6-3, but had lost the semi-final 10-0. His opponent and the time of the bout are yet to be decided. Vinesh Phogat will begin her campaign against Sweden's Sofia Mattsson in the women's freestyle 53kg round of 16 match at 8 am IST.

The Indian men's hockey team will take on Germany in the Bronze medal match at 7:00 am IST. India had lost their semi-final match 2-5 to Belgium, while Germany had lost 1-3 to Australia. India last won an Olympic medal in 1980, a Gold medal at the Moscow Games, and would be looking to end their 41-year drought.

India's K. T. Irfan, Sandeep Kumar, Rahul Rohilla will be in action in the men's 20km walk final at 1:00 pm IST. Golfers Aditi Ashok and Diksha Dagar will start the day's proceedings early at 4 am IST with round two of the women's individual final. Aditi Ashok was Tied-2nd after round 1, while Diksha Dagar was Tied-56th.

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