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Rio Olympics, Day 5: Flop shows from Jitu Rai, women's hockey team; Bombayla Devi, Deepika Kumari reach pre-quarters

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 08:20
Zee Media Bureau

Rio De Janeiro: Welcome to our live blog for Day 5 of the Rio Olympics. Track the performance of all Indian athletes in action today right here.

Archer Atanu Das and boxer Vikas Krishan progressed to the next rounds in their respective disciplines on Day 4. While Heena Sidhu and Dattu Bhokanal crash out, the men's hockey team survived some tense moments to carve out a 2-1 win over Argentina.

While the Indian men's hockey team, boxer Vikas Krishan and archer Atanu Das put a good show on Day 4 of the event, India are still waiting for their first medal.

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Here is the list of all the other events lined up for the day for India:

Shooting: Jitu Rai and Prakash Nanjappa will participate in men's 50m pistol event.

Time: 05:30 pm onwards

Weightlifting: Sathish Sivalingam will participate in men's 77 kg category.

Time: 06:30 pm onwards

Judo: Avtar Singh will be in action in men's 90kg

Time: 06:30 pm onwards

Archery: Deepika Kumari and Bombayla Devi will participate in women's individual eliminations.

Time: 06:09 pm onwards

Hockey: Indian women's hockey will face Australia in their next group match on Wednesday.

Time: 07:30 pm onwards

Tennis: Sania Mirza & Rohan Bopanna will be in action in mixed doubles event.

Time: 07:30 pm onwards

Boxing: Manoj Kumar will be in action in light welterweight 64kg category

Timing: 03:00 am onwards (August 11)

 

First Published: Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 08:21
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