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Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 9

From huge upsets to heartbreaking moments, here is a round-up of all the action

Last Updated: Monday, August 15, 2016 - 06:13
Rio Olympics: How Indian athletes performed on Day 9
Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Indian athletes endured yet another disappointing outing on Day 9 of the Rio Olympics.

From huge upsets to heartbreaking moments, here is a round-up of all the action

Gymnastics: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar missed out on a historic medal in the women`s vault competition by a whisker as she finished a creditable fourth in the final.

Tennis: Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna lost in straight sets to Lucie Hradecka and Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic in the play-off for the mixed doubles bronze medal.

Badminton: Star shuttler Saina Nehwal was beaten by against World No.61 Marija Ulitina of Ukraine.

Kidambi Srikanth outplayed Henri Hurskainen of Sweden 21-6, 21-18

P.V. Sindhu also provided some small consolation among the gloom, winning her group matches to enter the pre-quarterfinals of women`s singles.

Boxing: Manoj Kumar crashed out with a 0-3 loss to Fazliddin Gaibnazarov of Uzbekistan in the men`s Light Welterweight (64kg) category.

Shooting: Gagan Narang and Chain Singh failed to qualify for the final round of the men`s 50 metre Rifle event.

Hockey: The men`s hockey team also continued their trademark inconsistent display with a 1-3 loss to Belgium in the quarter-finals.

Athletics: In the women`s marathon on Sunday as O.P. Jaisha finished in the 89th position, while her compatriot Kavita Raut finished 120that the Olympic Games here.

Golf: S.S.P. Chawrasia endured a horrendous final round of seven-over 78 to drop 28 places to finish tied 50th, while compatriot AnirbanLahiri closed with a 72 to be 57th.

First Published: Monday, August 15, 2016 - 05:47

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