Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 8

Aug 16, 2016, 16:16 PM IST
SSP Chawrasia and Anirban Lahiri

Golf: SSP Chawrasia and Anirban Lahiri were placed tied 22nd and joint 57th after posting two-under 69 and four-over 75 respectively in the third round.  

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa

Badminton: Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa suffered their third successive loss in their final Group A

Dattu Baban Bhokanal

Rowing: Dattu Baban Bhokanal finished 15th overall in men's single sculls after coming in first in his final ranking race clocking 6:54.96.


Hockey: In women's hockey, India were thrashed by Argentina 0-5.

Gurpreet Singh

Shooting: Gurpreet Singh failed to qualify for the men's 25m rapid fire pistol final, while Mairaj Ahmad Khan bowed out in a shoot-off in men's skeet.

Nirmala Sheoran

Nirmala Sheoran finished a distant 35th overall after ending up sixth out of seven runners in heat 1 in 53.03 seconds.

Sudha Singh

Sudha Singh was eliminated after a poor run in heat 3.

Lalita Babar

Athletics: Lalita Babar qualified for the women's 3000m steeplechase final after finishing fourth in the qualifying heat.

Sania and Bopanna

Tennis: Sania and Bopanna lost 6-2 2-6 3-10 to the Americans and will now fight for the bronze medal.