Youth Olympic Games 2018: Indians Win 2 Silver on Day 1

Indian junior athletes grabbed two silver medals, one each in Shooting and Judo, on Day 1 of Youth Olympic Games 2018 at Brazil. In Badminton, Table Tennis and Hockey events Indians won their group matches while Srihari Natarajan qualified for 100m Backstroke semifinals in Swimming.
Youth Olympic Games: Indian Medal Winners

Indian Complete Schedule and Results on Day 1 – Oct 7
Shooting 10m Air Rifle Men Finals Silver Shahu Tushar Mane
Judo Thangjam Tababi Devi – Girl’s -44 Kg- SILVER

    Round of 16 def Wangmo (Bhutan)
    QF: def Muminoviq (Kosova)
    SF: def Puljiz (Croatia)
    Final: lost vs Giménez (Venezuela)

Table Tennis
Boy’s Singles Preliminary Stage – Group E – Manav Vikash Thakkar

    Oct 7 – Def Medardas (Lithuania) 4-2
    Oct 8 – vs Ahmadin (Iran)
    Oct 8 – vs Choong (Malaysia)

Girl’s Singles Preliminary Stage – Group E – Archana Kamath

    Oct 7 – def Goi (Singapore) 4-1
    Oct 8 – Al-Hodaby (Egypt)
    Oct 8 – Vovk (Slovakia)

Badminton Singles:
QF: Oct 10, SF: Oct 11, Gold and Bronze Medal matches: Oct 12
Group Winner enters Quarterfinals to be played on Oct 10.
Boy’s Singles: Group F – Lakshya Sen

    Oct 7 def Mohamed Mostafa Kamel (Egypt) 2-0
    Oct 8 vs Danylo Brosniuk (Ukraine)
    Oct 9 vs Fabricio Farias (Brazil)

Girls’ singles Group F Jakka Vaishnavi Reddy

    Oct 7 def Elena Andreu (Spain) 2-0
    Oct 8 vs Jennie Gau (USA)
    Oct 9 vs Fernanda Saponara Rivva (Peru)

Boy’s 5s: Top 4 to qualify for Quarterfinals.

    Oct 7: def Bangladesh 10-0
    Oct 8: vs Austria
    Oct 9: vs Kenya
    Oct 10: vs Australia
    Oct 11: vs Canada

Girl’s 5s: Top 4 to qualify for Quarterfinals.

    Oct 7: def Austria 4-2
    Oct 8: vs Uruguay
    Oct 9: vs Vanuatu
    Oct 10: vs Argentina
    Oct 11: vs South Africa

Srihari Nataraj Qualified for Semifinals in Boy’s 100m backstroke

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