London Olympics Day 6 Highlights: Saina, Vijender, Paes-Sania win; Kashyap, shooters lose
Zeenews Sports Bureau
Vijender Singh punches his way to success
London: Vijender Singh punches his way to success defeating Terrell Gausha of USA 16:15 to book a quarter-final berth in the men's middleweight (75kg) category boxing.
Canoe slalom: France`s Fer paddles to kayak gold
Emilie Fer of France won the Olympic gold medal in the women`s kayak slalom Thursday. Fer, a 2006 World Champion, stole the gold from 18-year-old Australian Jessica Fox after completing the course 0.6 seconds faster.
Olympics 2012: China`s Zhang Jike wins gold in table tennis
World No.1 Zhang Jike beat fellow Chinese player Wang Hao for gold in Thursday`s Olympic table tennis singles final.
Zhang, the 24-year-old World Champion, closed it out in five games to win four games to one - 18-16, 11-5, 11-6, 10-12, 13-11.
Indian mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza move into the quarter-final
Indian mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza move into the quarter-final defeating the serbian pair of Nenad Zimonjic and Ana Ivanovic of Serbia.
Kashyap goes down to world no.1 Lee Chong Wei
World No.1 Lee Chong Wei takes the second set 21-11 against Parupalli Kashyap to win the match 21-19, 21-11.
Badminton: India's Saina Nehwal has defeated Demark's Tine Baun in straight sets to book semifinal berth.
2nd Set: Saina Nehwal has won the first set 22-20
1st Set: Saina Nehwal has won the first set 21-15
Meanwhile in Boxing India's Jai Bhagwan has lost his match against Gani Zhailauov
After 3rd Rd: Jai Bhagwan lags 2-4
After 2nd Rd: Bhagwan lags 3-10
After 1st Rd: Bhagwan leads 3-2
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• Shooting: Men’s Double Trap & 25m Rapid Fire Pistol
India's Ronjan sodhi has crashed out of the Double Trap event.
While Vijay Kumar finished at fifth position at the end of first stage of men`s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol qualification round.
• Swimming: Women’s 200m Backstroke
• Tennis: Quarter Finals:Men's and Women's singles,
Men’s and Women’s Doubles
1st Round: Mixed Doubles
• Volleyball: Men’s event (Preliminary Round Group B)
Germany defeated Serbia 3-2
• Table Tennis: Men’s Singles Final between Jike Zhang and Hao Wang.
• Hockey: Women’s event (Preliminary Round Group B)
Korea defeated Japan 1-0
Australia defeated USA 1-0
• Fencing: Women’s Team Foil (QF, SF and F)
• Rowing: Men’s Doubles Sculls (FINAL) & Men’s Lightweight Four (FINAL)
Men’s Doubles Sculls: New Zealand has taken Gold, Italy has won silver while Slovenia has won Bronze
Men's Lightweight Four: South Africa has taken Gold, Great Britain has won silver while Denmark has won Bronze
• Basketball: Men’s event (Preliminary Round Group B)
France has defeated Lithuania 82-74
• Handball: Men’s event (Preliminaries Group A)
Spain defeated Korea 33-29
• Equestrian: Individual Dressage & Team Dressage
• Judo: Women’s 78kg
Semifinals: Mayra Aguiar (BRA) vs Kayla Harrison (USA) & Gemma Gibbons (GB) vs Audrey Tcheumeo (FRA)
• Water Polo: Men’s event (Preliminary Round Group A)
Spain defeated Australia 13-9