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Tokyo 2020 Highlights Day 8: Kamalpreet Kaur enter Discus final; India women's hockey team through to quarterfinals

Tokyo Olympics Highlights Day 8: Kamalpreet Kaur qualified for the final of the Discus event but shuttler PV Sindhu lost to Tai Tzu Ying in the semifinals of the singles event. The India women's hockey team sealed its place in the quarterfinal finishing 4th in Pool A.

Tokyo Olympics Highlights Day 8: India women's hockey team defeated South Africa 4-3 in their last pool A match and progressed to the quarterfinals following Ireland's 0-2 defeat to Great Britain. Shuttler PV Sindhu lost to top-seed Tai Tzu-Ying in straight games - 18-21, 12-21 in the semifinal of the women's singles badminton title. India's Pooja Rani lost her quarterfinal match to China's Li Qian by unanimous decision in women's middleweight 75 kg category. Anjum Moudgil and Tejaswini Sawant failed to qualify for finals in 50m Rifle 3 positions. Kamalpreet Kaur earned direct qualification to the Women's Discus final event with a 64m throw. Seema Punia was knocked out. It was a disappointing start for India on Day 8 with boxer Amit Panghal getting knocked out after losing to Colombia's Yuberjen Martinez in the Men's Flyweight Round of 16 match. Archer Atanu Das also lost to Japan's Takaharu Furukawa in the pre-quarterfinal match and was knocked out. At last, long jumper Murali Sreeshankar failed to qualify for the final, finishing 13th in his group and 25th in the overall standings.