India at Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, August 7: Neeraj Chopra wins gold; Bajrang Punia wins bronze

Talking Tokyo: Neeraj Chopra enters the history books (1:55)

Former Olympian Aparna Popat on Neeraj Chopra's historic gold medal (1:55)

Neeraj Chopra created history by winning gold in the men's javelin at Tokyo Olympics on Saturday. Earlier, Bajrang Punia won bronze, and that, along with Neeraj's medal, helped India beat their record medal tally from London 2012.

Earlier in the morning, Aditi Ashok fell agonisingly short of a maiden Olympic medal in golf for India, when she finished fourth.

Scroll down for a recap of the day's action.

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ATHLETICS: Men's Javelin throw - Neeraj Chopra. GOLD MEDALIST.

- Ice-cold Neeraj turns Olympic legend

- Reactions: Monumental! Beyond believable!

WRESTLING: Men's freestyle 65kg bronze medal match - Bajrang Punia wins bronze, beating Daulet Niyabekov (Kazakhstan).

GOLF: Round 4 (last round) of the women's individual stroke-play -- Aditi Ashok finishes fourth (a stroke off the medal placings) and Diksha Dagar finishes tied-50th. Here's our report.

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