He had an opportunity to finish in the first place but was only marginally beaten to it by Abeiku Jackson of Ghana.
July 29 can prove to be an important day for India at the Olympics as a number of top athletes will be in action.
The victory of diver Thomas Daley was an especially heartwarming moment, and not just for the fans of Great Britain.
Chanu lifted 202 kg (87kg in snatch and 115kg in clean and jerk) during her four successful attempts in the competition.
This is arguably India's best start to an Olympics campaign ever with Chanu bagging the silver medal on the very first day.
Images surfaced showing a crowd of protestors covering nearly the entirety of a street that runs along the western part of the stadium.
Deepika will go up against Bhutanese archer Karma first as she aims to win a medal for India at the Tokyo Olympics.
It was a mixed start to the Tokyo Olympics for the Indian men's archers and as a result they will be seeded lower than they would like to be.
Krishan was hailed as one of the boxing prodigies of the time when he was young, and his record and performances backed that claim.
In its history of participating in the Games, Belgium has won 26 medals in cycling. 7 gold medals, 8 sliver medals and 11 bronze.