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Rio Olympics: How India performed on Day 3 of biggest sporting extravaganza

India's dismal show at the Rio Olympics 2016 continued as the country is still waiting for its first medal after three days.

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 09:58
Rio Olympics: How India performed on Day 3 of biggest sporting extravaganza
Zee Media Bureau

Rio De Janeiro: India's wait for the first medal at Rio Olympics 2016 continues as Abhinav Bindra got extremely close to clinching the bronze medal at the men's 10m Air Rifle event on Day 3 of the mega event.

While Bindra ended up being at the fourth position, India's men's and women's hockey teams also suffered defeats.

Here is a sum up of all the performances by Indian athletes on Day 3:

Shooting: Abhinav Bindra missed out on a bronze medal by a whisker as he finished fourth in men's 10m Air Rifle event.

Shooting: Gagan Narang was eliminated after finishing a lousy 23rd in the qualifying, with a score of 621.7.

Archery: Laxmirani Majhi suffered a 1-7 thrashing at the hands of Slovakia's Alexandra Longova in the first round of the individual event.

Hockey: Indian men's hockey team conceded a goal in dying seconds of the game vs Germany and lost the match 2-1.

Swimming: Shivani Kataria finished 41st with a timing of 2:09.30 in the women's 200m freestyle heats, second from bottom.

Swimming: Sajan Prakash finished 28th in men's 200m butterfly with a timing of 1:59.37, second from bottom.

Hockey: Indian women's hockey team suffered a 3-0 defeat against Great Britain in their second match.

First Published: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 09:58

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