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Rio Olympics LIVE, Day 10 updates: Vikas Krishan crashes out; PV Sindhu enters quarter-final

PV Sindhu kept India's medal hopes alive.

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 08:03
Rio Olympics LIVE, Day 10 updates: Vikas Krishan crashes out; PV Sindhu enters quarter-final
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Rio De Janeiro: Live score and Live updates from Day 10 of Rio Olympics 2016.


8:06 AM IST: We are extremely proud of her. She did her best: Rajeev Yadav, Sports Secretary on Dipa Karmakar

7:44 AM IST: Seema Punia fails to qualify for the women's discus final.

7:34 AM IST: Seema Punia Antil's second attempt in the discuss throw qualification is a foul. She is in 19th position at the moment.

7:19 AM IST: David Rudisha defends his gold in the men's 800m final. He won it with ease.

6:29 AM IST: Qualification round of women's discuss throw is underway. India's Seema Punia, in Group B, will be in action shortly.

3:57 AM IST: Vikas Krishan loses 0-3 to Bektemir Melikuziev in men's 75 kg QF bout. India's boxing campaign at Rio ends.

3:52 AM IST: Vikas Krishan loses the 2nd round. He scored 9,8,8 while Melikuziev got 10,10,10.

3:47 AM IST: Melikuziev takes Round 1 - 10, 10, 10 as against Vikas Krishan's 9, 9, 9

3: 16 AM IST: Vikash Krishan could win India's first medal of the Olympics. He will take on Bektemir Melikuziev shortly. Stay tuned!

3:02 AM IST: Sindhu will face China's Wang Yihan in the quarter-final of the women's singles on August 17 at 3:25 AM IST.

02:45 AM IST: PV Sindhu enters the quarter-finals of women's singles with 21-13, 21-15 win over number 8 seed Tai Tzu Ying 21-13, 21-15

02:14 AM IST:  Sindhu leads 12-8

02:11 AM IST: PV Sindhu leads first game 11-6

01:50 AM IST: PV Sindhu will in action shortly in her Round of 16 match

​​08:37 PM IST: Shuttler PV Sindhu will be in action at 2:00 AM IST tonight in women's singles Round of 16. Till then, stay tuned for some international action!

08:25 PM IST: Congratulations to Poland's Anita Wlordarczyk who wins gold with a world record throw of 82.29m in women's hammer.

​08:21 PM IST: Lalita Babar's performance was still one of India's best achievements in track athletics off late!

07:58 PM IST: Bahrain's Jebet Ruth wins the 3000m steeple chase. #India's Lalita Babar finishes in 10th position

07:54 PM IST: The field is spread out and India's Lalita Babar is behind in 7th position in 3000m SC.

​07:51 PM IST: Lalita Babar currently in the middle of the pack in the women's 3000m.

07:46 PM IST: Lalita Babar in action now!​​

07:35 PM IST: Lalita Babar in action shortly in final of Women's 3000m Steeplechase. at 07:45 PM IST.

07:33 PM IST: Kidambi Srikanth faces Lin Dan next. He defeated the five-time world champion 21-19, 21-17 in 2014 to win the China Open.​​

07:32 PM IST: Renjith Maheswary fails to qualify for men's triple jump final, finishes 30th in qualification​​​

07:24 PM IST: Ravinder Khatri is not out of Rio Olympics yet, can make a comeback in the repechage for bronze.

​​07:16 PM IST: Ravinder Khatri gets outclassed by Hungary's Viktor Lorincz, (9-0) in Greco Roman wrestling

07:12 PM IST: Srikanth wins it 21-19, 21-19! Kidambi Srikanth beats Danish shuttler to reach the quarter finals.

​​07:09 PM IST: Renjith Maheshwary bows out in the qualifying stage after his last attempt of 15.99m.

07:06 PM IST: Ravinder Khatri to begin India's campaign shortly.

07:05 PM IST: Danish shuttler with a 2-point lead in the second game. It's 15-13 now!

​​06:59 PM IST: Kidambi Srikanth leads 11-10 at the half way mark of Game 2.

06:53 PM IST: STAT! Srikanth has always won the first set against Jorgensen and won 1, lost 2. India lead 6-4 in second game.

​​​06:48 PM IST: Bravo! Kidambi Srikanth takes the 1st game 21-19 Vs World No. 5 Jan O Jorgensen.

​06:47 PM IST: Srikanth with two game points. It's 20-18

06:44 PM IST: Triple jump qualifying mark is at 16.95m. Can Renjith do it?

06:43 PM IST: Meanwhile in men's triple jump, Renjith Maheshwary jumps 16.13m. Stands 24th.

06:37 PM IST: India lead 11-9 in game 1 of the badinton match.

06:33 PM IST: India's Srabani Nanda fails to qualify for women's 200m semifinals

​​​06:30 PM IST: Kidambi Srikanth's match is underway!

​06:29 PM IST: Srabani Nanda comes 6th in Heat 5 of the Women's 200m with a 23.58 secs.

06:26 PM IST: Srabani Nanda finishes 6th in 200m heat 5 with a time of 23.58 seconds

06:20 PM IST: Men's triple jump update, India's Renjith Maheshwary's first attempt is a 15.80m and is currently 16th.

06:02 PM IST: Renjith in triple jump qualifying to open athletics action. He's placed in Group B

05:59 PM IST: In wrestling, Ravinder Khatri (GR-85 kg) will be in action today. Medal to be decided today itself.

​​05:47 PM IST: Kidambi Srikanth's Badminton Round of 16 match has been delayed. Stay tuned for latest happenings from Rio!

05:30 PM IST: Stat Update! Kidambi Srikanth has won just one out of his last three matches with Jan Jorgensen.

​05:25 PM IST: Srikanth to face Jorgensen in pre-quarter finals. Match to start soon. Stay tuned for live updates..


Srikanth and Sindhu were the two shuttlers who won their respective matches on Sunday – a day which was the most disappointing one for the Indian contingent this year.

Lalita Babara is another athlete in action after creating history earlier. Babar not only broke the national record in 3,000m steeplechase, but also advanced to the final of the event.

Boxer Vikas Krishan Yadav has also looked in fine form and expectations are now high from him as well.

Yadav is just one win away from an Olympic medal after a comprehensive victory over his opponent, Onder Sipal of Turkey, in his pre-quarterfinal bout.

India will begin its wrestling campaign on Monday with Ravinder Khatri taking part in the men's Greco-Roman 85 kg qualification. His opponent is yet to be determined.

Battling a knee injury, Saina suffered a 18-21, 19-21 defeat against Ukrainian Maria Ulitina.

First Published: Monday, August 15, 2016 - 16:42

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