At age 22, Puig became Puerto Rico's first Olympic gold medallist with a stunning performance.
The debutant advanced to the 54 kg semifinals with a superb win over former Olympic silver-medallist Yoel Finol Rivas of Venezuela.
Podmore's cause of death was not confirmed but friends and sports officials said her passing had raised concerns about her mental health.
Her silver is only the second Indian weightlifting medal since Karnam Malleswari's bronze at Sydney 2000.
Chanu won India's first medal in Tokyo and became the second weightlifter from the country to clinch an Olympic medal.
Sindhu, the Olympic silver medallist, couldn't match the pace, power and precision of her younger world No. 11 rival Chochowong and lost 17-21, 9-21 in a match that lasted 43 minutes.
Tinkler and others have spoken out about their experiences with British Gymnastics, accusing coaches of bullying and "body shaming".
Sindhu, who had already won two silver and two bronze medals at the event, defeated her nemesis Nozomi Okuhara 21-7, 21-7 in the summit clash that lasted just 38 minutes on August 26 last year to become the first badminton world champion from India.
According to the complaint, he married the woman as per Hindu rituals and had promised her two times that he would marry her in a proper and public manner only to backtrack.
The six-time Olympic gold medallist swimmer has been suspended for 14 months for receiving an intravenous infusion of a permitted substance without a therapeutic use exemption.