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Tokyo Paralympics 2020, LIVE September 5: Suhas Yathiraj in action; Krishna Nagar eyes badminton singles golds


Welcome to Sportstar‘s LIVE coverage of the Indian athletes in action at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020.

LIVE COVERAGE:

Badminton-

Men’s singles SL4 Gold Medal Match- Suhas Yathiraj vs Lucas Mazur (FRA)

  • Game 1- Mazur takes an early lead 1-0, but Yathiraj makes it even 1-1.  A give and take of points ties the score 2-2.  Make it 3-3. Mazur takes the lead 6-3. A two point lead ensures the seeded one Frenchman leads 7-5.  Yathiraj equals the score 7-7 with a brilliant shot. Yathiraj leads 10-8 by varying his attacks on the Frenchman. The unseeded Indian leads to the mid day interval.
  • The Indian looks forward to win gold and take on the player he lost to in the group stage.

Men’s singles SL4 Bronze Medal Match- Tarun Dhillon vs S. Fredy (INA)

Tarun Dhillon loses to S. Fredy (INA) (0-2) 17-21, 11-21

  • Game 2- S. Fredy takes a 5-0 early lead. Tarun still trails 1-6.  A six point lead as the Indonesian pulls across 12-6. S. Fredy pulls across with a humongous eight point lead 18-10. Tarun loses second game and bronze medal 11-21.
  • Game 1: Tarun leads with the smallest margins 12-11.  A one point gap still continuing in the first game. The Indonesian ties 16 all with the Indian. Indonesian takes the lead 17-16. Tarun loses first game 17-21.

Shooting- R6 – Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification- Sidhartha Babu, Deepak and Avani Lekhara

  • Indian shooters seem to be struggling. Currently, no one in top 8.
  • Indian shooters will like to make it big by qualifying for the finals

Indians in action on September 5 (Timings in IST)

6:00 a.m.- Shooting- R6 – Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification- Sidhartha Babu, Deepak and Avani Lekhara

6:15 a.m.- Badminton- Men’s singles SL4 Bronze Medal Match- Tarun Dhillon vs S. Fredy (INA)

6:15 a.m.- Badminton- Men’s singles SL4 Gold Medal Match- Suhas Yathiraj vs Lucas Mazur (FRA)

8:00 a.m.- Badminton- Men’s singles SH6 Gold Medal Match- Krishna Nagar vs Chu Man Kai (HKG)

8:00 a.m.- Shooting- R6 – Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH1 Final- Sidhartha Babu, Deepak and Avani Lekhara (Subject to Qualification)

8:45 a.m.- Badminton- Mixed doubles SL3-SU5 Bronze Medal Match- Pramod Bhagat/ Palak Kohli vs D. Fujihara/ A. Sugino (JPN)


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)

  • When will Indian athletes play at the Tokyo Paralympics today?
    Events of Indian interest at the Tokyo Paralympics will begin at 6:00 AM IST on September 5, 2021.
  • Where to watch the Tokyo Paralympics in India?
    The Tokyo Paralympics can be watched in India live on Eurosport and Doordarshan. It can also be streamed online through official channel of Prasar Bharati sports and DD National on Youtube.

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