Indian men’s hockey team entered quarter finals while archer Athanu Das and boxer Vikas Krishna entered pre quarters at Rio Olympics 2016 on 4th Day.
This was the second win for Indian men’s hockey team in the pool matches. India was playing against one of the toughest team, Argentina and dominated with a 2-1 win.
In a nail biting fourth quarter, the Indian team showed up with the experience to avoid a situation of a tie.
Kolkata-based Archer Atanu Das entered pre-quarters after defeating Nepalese rival Jitbahadur Muktan 6-0 and then vanquished Cuba’s Adrian Andres Puentes Perez 6-4.
In the pre-quarterfinal, he will be facing the world no. 5 South Korean Archer Lee Seung-Yun on August 12. Athanu das was very confident in the whole shoot, and quick moves were observed while hitting the bull’s eye.
24-year-old Vikas defeated greenhorn Charles Conwell 3-0 in his opening contest. Asian Games gold medallist will be facing Turkey’s Onder Sipal in his next game
However, Heena Sidhu disappointed in 25m pistol event scoring 576 points out of 600 leading her exit.