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Rio Olympics 2016, Day 2: Michael Phelps bags 19th gold medal; Novak Djokovic, Williams sisters suffer shocking defeats

While Phelps clinched his 23rd medal, Novak Djokovic and Williams sisters were knocked out in tennis.

Last Updated: Monday, August 8, 2016 - 10:46
Rio Olympics 2016, Day 2: Michael Phelps bags 19th gold medal; Novak Djokovic, Williams sisters suffer shocking defeats
Zee Media Bureau

Rio De Janeiro: Here are all important updates from Day 2 of the ongoing Rio Olympics 2016.



9: 00 AM IST: As expected, Swimming sensation Michael Phelps has bagged his 19th Gold Medal taking his overall tally to 23. The USA won the men's 4x100M freestyle relay with a time of 3:09:92.


8:27 AM IST: Neymar's Brazil fails to beat Iraq. Group A match ends in a stalemate.


8:05 AM IST: Neymar so far fails to inspire host Brazil against spirited Iraqi side. 15 minutes to play. Still goalless.


7:37 AM IST: MEDAL UPDATE! US sensation Katie Ledecky smashes world record to win women's 400m freestyle gold medal.


7:35 AM IST: MEDAL UPDATE! Great Britain's Adam Peaty breaks his own world record to win men's 100m breaststroke gold medal.


7:30 AM IST: Juan Martin del Potro shocks World No 1 Novak Djokovic 7-6(4) 7-6(2) in straight sets.


6:40 AM IST: MEDAL UPDATE! Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden wins women`s 100m butterfly with a new world record of 55.48secs.


6:22 AM IST: World number one Novak Djokovic concedes first set to Juan Martin del Potro 6-7.


6:20 AM IST: Dipa Karmakar qualifies for Vault final.


6:12 AM IST: Shallon Olson of Canada produced a 14.950 in her vault rotation, leaving Dipa Karmakar at eighth. Indian gymnast needs a miracle.


5:30 AM IST: MEDAL UPDATE! China's Long Qingquan breaks Olympic record in men's 56kg weightlifting to win gold medal. Silver medallist Om Yun Chol of North Korea also broke the record, but it lasted only minutes.


4:48 AM IST: Garbine Muguruza beats Jelena Jankovic in women's singles tennis first round; Williams sister make shock exit


4:37 AM IST: Top seeds Americans Venus and Serena Williams lose in the first round doubles match 6-3, 6-4 to Czech duo of Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova.


4:35 AM IST:  Euro champions Portugal are through to the last eight of football.


4:25 AM IST: Dutch Van Gerner Celine latest gymnast to complete Vault rotation. India's Dipa Karmakar (14.850) still seventh, with China's Wang Yang at sixth with 14.949.


3:40 AM IST: Another disappointing day for India at Rio. Read second day's round-up so far HERE.


3:10 AM IST: Meanwhile, defending champions Andy Murray and Serena Williams, as well as 2008 winner Rafael Nadal breeze into the second round.


3:00 AM IST: MEDAL UPDATE! Italy`s Daniele Garozzo wins gold in men`s foil. He defeated American Alexander Massialas  in the final.


2:32 AM IST: American star Simone Billes just nailed Vault with a high score of 16.050, leaving DipaKarmakar 7th. Only top eight to progress to the apparatus finals.


2:18 AM IST: MEDAL UPDATE! Italy's Fabio Basile beats  South Korea's An Baul to win Men's -66kg judo gold medal.


2:00 AM IST: MEDAL UPDATE! Judo world champion Majlinda Kelmendi won Kosovo`s first ever gold medal in the country`s maiden Olympics. She defeated Italy`s Odette Giuffrida by yuko in the final of women`s 52kg category.


1:55 AM IST: MEDAL UPDATE! South Korea won their 8th consecutive women's team gold medal, defeating Russia 5-1 (59-49, 55-51 and 51-51) in the final. Chang Hye-jin, Choi Mi-sun, Ki Bo-bae shot a combined 1998 with 59x10s. India finished 7th with 1892 (40x10s).


1:50 AM IST: MEDAL UPDATE! China`s Wu Minxia became the first five-time Olympic diving gold medallist with a resounding victory in the women`s synchronized 3m springboard along with partner Shi Tingmao.


1:45 AM IST: Correction! Dipa Karmakar yet to qualify for the Vault final. As of now she is sixth, but the confirmed list of finalists will only be out early morning, after all the sub divisions in apparatus qualifying are done.


1:39 AM IST: MEDAL UPDATE! Taiwan's Hsu wins women's 53kg weightlifting gold.


1:35 AM IST: 13-year-old Gaurika Singh of Nepal, the youngest athlete at the Rio Olympics, won her heat in the women`s 100 metres backstroke Sunday after getting into a flap over a torn swimsuit.


1:12 AM IST: Russia beat Italy 5-3 to set up final with South Korea in women's team archery event. India lost to Russia in the quarters in shootout.


12:50 AM IST: MEDAL UPDATE! Australia`s Catherine Skinner beat Kiwi Natalie Rooney to win the women`s trap shooting.

Anna van der Breggen won women`s road cycling gold even as compatriot Annemiek van Vleuten suffered a horrific crash when leading.


12:35 AM IST: And the big news, Dipa Karmakar qualifies for Vault final, sixth with 14.850 (15.100 and 14.600). North Korea's Hong Un Jong surprised everyone with a stunning 15.683 (15.766 and 15.600)


12:30 AM IST: Team standing in Women's Artistic Gymnastics after qualification - China (175.279), Russia (174.620), Great Britain (174.064)


12:20 AM IST: Dipa Karmakar has completed her rotation with floor routine. She has a combined total of 51.665 (Vault 15.100, Uneven Bars 11.666, Balance Beam 12.866 and Floor 12.033). 22 gymnasts are above the Indian in the table.


12:15 AM IST: Now the focus on women's artistic gymnastics where Dipa Karmakar is competing apparatus qualifications.


12:09 AM IST: Women's Archery Team quarters shoot out. 10 - 7 to Russia, 6-8 to India, 9-8 to Russia. Thus, India lost out to Russia in the shootout.


12:05 AM IST: Women's Archery Team quarters - Russia's turn - 9, 10 and 9. India's response - 8, 8 and 9 in the first three set of arrows in the set 4.

Russia's turn - 9, 10 and 8 for a total of 55 points. India's response - 10 from Bombayla, 10 from Manjhi and 9 from Kumari for 53.

Shoot out to follow after 4-4 set points.


11:52 PM IST: Women's Archery Team quarters - Two set points apiece. Russia's turn - 10, 9 and 8. India's response 9, 6 and 9. Russia's turn - 8, 6 and 9 for a total of 50.

India's response - 10 from Bombayla, nine and 10 for a 53-50 win in this round. India lead by 4 set points 2.


11:55 PM IST: Women's Archery Team quarters. Bombayla hits a ten, then another ten from Laxmirani Majhi and 9 from Deepika Kumari. Russians panicked, and India won the second set by a point 53 to 52.


11:52 PM IST: Women's Archery Team quarters. Another poor set from India, 9, 7 and 7. Russia's response - 10, 8 and 9.


11:50 PM IST: Women's Archery Team quarters - India faltered in the second set of three arrows. Thus the first set to Russia, 55 to 48.


11:47 PM IST: Strong start from the Russian team with 9,9 and 10 in the Women's Archery Team quarters. Equally impressive response from India. 9, 9 and 10.


11:38 PM IST: Dipa Karmakar just had her Uneven Bar routine in Women's Qualification. Her score, a below par 11.666. But she is leading in her favourite Vault after first rotation. Overall she is at the bottom of the group with  a score of 26.266.


11: 28 PM IST: COMING UP! Women's archery team quarterfinal between India and Russia. Big day for Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Laishram and Laxmirani Majhi.


# Dipa Karmakar just finished uneven bars exercise with scores of 11.666

# The Produnova with 15.100 and Tsukahara with 14.600 were Dipa's first two vaults.

Meanwhile, Swimmer Katie Ledecky of United States creates Olympic record in the women's 400m freestyle. She timed 3 minutes 58.71s.

Meanwhile, Erick Gutierrez scores four goals as Mexico rally to beat Fiji 5-1 in men's football.

# Dipa Karmakar performs the Produnova. Beautifully!

# South Korea beat Japan 5-1 to enter Women's Archery semi-finals. India to begin action soon.

# Dipa Karmakar has averaged 14.850 from two attempts on Vault (15.100 and 14.600). She is placed sixth at the moment.

# Dipa Karmakar starts her qualifying with a score of 14.850 after 2 rounds in first rotation.

# Gymnastics event has started. All eyes on Dipa!

# Will Dipa Karmakar make India proud today? She will be in action shortly.

# Chinese Taipei are through to the semi-finals after a stellar shootout win over Mexico! They hit 9,9,8 under pressure in a min

Meanwhile, Serena Williams claim a 6-4, 6-2 win to enter 2nd round

# Mexico take a 4-0 lead in the quarter-finals after two sets.

# Day 2 action of men's trap qualification will continue at 4 PM IST tomorrow

# The archery women's team quarter-finals are now live! Mexico facing Chinese Taipei

# Dipa Karmakar will be aiming to be the first Indian gymnast to win an Olympic medal. Can she do it?

Meanwhile, 13-year-old Gaurika Singh, youngest athlete at Rio won the 100m backstroke heat

# After Day 1 of Men's Trap qualification Manavjit Singh Sandhu17th and Kynan Chenai 19th

# Dipa Karmakar's event at 11 PM IST, Women's Archery quarter-final at 11:45 PM IST. Stay tuned!

# Manavjit Singh Sandhu ends Day1 with 68/75. Faint chance of further qualification.

# Note! The men's trap qualification will also continue Monday.

# India vs Russia - Women archery team's quarter-final starts at 11:45 PM IST

# Produnova is now the easiest vault for me, says fearless Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar. Go Dipa!

# 3rd series of  Men's Trap Shooting Qualification underway, Manavjit now at 14th, Chenai 19th

# Dipa Karmakar in the vault qualification round to begin soon. She is slotted in subdivision 3

# Third series of Men's Trap Shooting has started. Manavjit now 11th, while Chenai is 22nd.

Meanwhile, Entire Russia team banned from competing at Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

# After 2 rounds of Trap Men's Qualification, Manavjit is placed 13th, Chenai 16th

# Women's Hockey Result: India 2-2 Japan. The match ends in a draw.

# India some how prevent japan from scoring another goal.

# India get their 3rd penalty corner but fail to convert yet again.

# 10 minutes to go in the 4th quarter, can India snatch a win?

# Fourth quarter underway between India and Japan. Score 2-2

# Simply outstanding save the the Indian goalie to deny Japan a third goal.

# Penalty corner to Japan. Fingers crossed!

Meanwhile, Zhang Mengxue wins China's first gold medal of the Rio Olympics in women's 10m air pistol title

# GOAL! Indian women's hockey team equalise against Japan, who took video referral but unsuccessful. 

# Manavjit Singh Sandhu jumps to 12th with 46 points in two rounds, Kynan Chenai is 16th with 45 points

# No success for India from the penalty corner this time.

# Penalty corner for India. Hold on to your breath!

# Referral unsuccessful, Japan fail to convert from the penalty corner.

# Japan awarded a penalty corner but India take video referral.

# Kynan Chenai 19th and Manavjit Singh Sandhu 20th in the 2nd round

# GOAL! India get one back early in 3rd quarter. One more to go.

# Women's hockey between India and Japan third quarter is underway!

# Kynan Chenai moves to 19th position with a 23 pointer in men's trap qualification

# Manavjit Singh Sandhu moves to 20th position with 14 points in men's trap qualification

# At the end of 2nd quarter, India trail Japan by two goals to nil.

# Kynan Chenai moves to 20th position after shooting 13 points in the second round of the men's trap qualification

# Japan get another one. India now 2-0 down.

# 5 minutes gone in the second quarter, India struggling to equalise

# On the stroke of first quarter, Japan get the opening goal of the day.

# Indian women's hockey team squanders back-to-back chances.

# No success for either India or Japan as the first quarter of women's hockey event nears end.

# Women's Archery quarterfinal between India & Russia will take place at 11:45 PM IST

# India women's hockey return to Olympics after 36 years.

# Indian women's hockey team will be up against Japan in Pool B match anytime now.

Meanwhile, Rowing event is called off due to bad weather.

# Trap Shooting qualification - At the end of first round, Manavjit Sandhu is 15th (23 pts), Kynan Chenai is 27th (22). Croatian Josip Glasnovic leads with 25

# India's opponents in the quarter-finals will be Russia.

# BREAKING India qualify for the quarter-finals of the Women's Archery team event!  

# Colombia with a poor 3 pointer and India with the 4th set.

# India in drivers set to win 4th set against Colombia.

# Manavjit Singh Sandhu slips down to 17th position with 23 points in Round 1 of men's trap qualification

# Third set is a tie between Colombia and india.

# Colombia needs to better India's 51 to win the third set.

# Unexpectedly poor performance from Deepkia Kumari so far.

# India lose second set to Colombia in women's archery round of 16.

# Manavjit Sandhu in third place after completing first round in men's trap qualifying event.

# Deepika feeling the heat, but India take 1 point lead in set 2.

# Only 24 for Colombia in Set 2. Indian girls take charge now.

# India win first set 52-51 against Colombia in women's archery.

# Manavjit Singh Sandhu is going strong as he maintains the third position with 18 points.

# Women's archery - India's score now 52.

# Colombia score 27 in return.

# India score 26 in the first set of women's archery Round of 16.

# Manavjit Singh Sandhu holds third position with 14 points in Round 1.

# Indian women's archery team is up against Colombia in Round of 16 clash. Go girls!

# Manavjit Singh Sandhu sits third with 11 points in round 1 of men's trap qualification

# 8 points and a ranking of 4th in early stages for Sandhu.

# Indian shooter Kynan Chenai currently at 10th place with 22 points in the first round

# Good luck to Manavjit Singh Sandhu who begins his campaign now.

# Kynan Chenai slips to 17th position now.

# Horror! Kynan Chenai goes down to 16th with 22 points in first round in men's trap qualification

# Kynan has 22 points now and is ranked 10th. Manavjit Singh Sandhu to begin his qualifying round in men's trap soon.

# Kynan Chenai has slipped to 10th position in first round in men's trap qualification

# Kynan Chenai holding onto 9th position after shooting 21 points.

# BREAKING! No joy for Heena Sidhu. Finishes with 380 points, bows out of the race for a final berth

# Heena Sidhu jumps to 15th place with 86 points in fourth series, but it's still not good enough

# Kynan moves to 9th position after shooting 18 points.

# Kynan Chenai shoots 17 points, still standing 10th.

# Kynan Chenai still 10th after shooting 15 points in the first round of the men's trap qualification

# India's only gymnast at Rio, Dipa Karmakar's event is starting now

# Kynan Chenai in 10th position with a score of 14, just 3 points behind the leader.

# 4th Series underway! Heena needs to produce something special to make it to the finals.

# Kynan Chenai is still at 10th, shoots 13 points in men's trap shooting

# Heena Sidhu now at 19th spot with 96 points in third series.

# Kynan Chenai shoots 11 points in the first round, is at 10th position.

# 77/80 in the 3rd Series for Heena Sidhu. Need to improve now!

# Resurgence! Kynan Chenai jumps to 10th position after shooting 10 points

# Kynan Chenai is now sitting 12th after shooting 8 points.

# Struggling Heena at 24th place with 38 points in the third series of women's 10m air pistol qualification

# Kynan Chenai is at 12th position after shooting 6 shots - Trap Shooting

# Third series underway, Heena starts with a 9 pointer.

# Kynan Chenai begins men's trap shooting qualification with a 3 in the first round.

# The Men's trapshooting event to begin shortly.

# 95 out of a possible 100 for Heena in Series 2. She is placed at 26th.

# 76/80 for Heena Sidhu in series 2 of the Women's 10m Air Pistol qualification.

# It's a 10! Heena Sidhu jumps to 20th place.

# Her 6th shot is a 9! Heena needs a string of 10's to improve her rankings.

# Heena Sidhu now slips to 29th spot with 57 points in second series

# Fumble in the 4th shot, but she makes up with a perfect shot. 48/50 in the 2nd series.

# Much better! Heena makes it 30/30 in Series 2.

# Heena Sidhu is at 24th place with 94 points now.

# Heena Sidhu improves to 23rd with 85 points in the first series.

# Henna Sidhu with another 9, her score drops to 75/80.

Meanwhile, Katinka Hosszu sets world record by winning 400m individual medley gold

# Heena now at 25th place with 66 points in first series.

# 6 shots done, Heena Sidhu with 57 points in the 1st series.

# After 5 shots in the first series, Heena Sidhu has 48 points.

# Post three shots in the first series, Heena Sidhu has a score of 28 and is ranked 27th. She needs to finish in the top eight to reach the finals.

Here it goes! Great start from Heena Sidhu to start with a 10. She is currently ranked 12th.

# Sooting ace Heena Sidhu will kick start Day 2 for India at Rio.


After a poor start on the opening day, India will be banking on several athletes to open their medal count.

While Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Heena Sidhu will participate in shooting events, Deepika Kumari will have yet another opportunity to learn from her mistakes from the first day and clinch her first ever Olympic medal.

On the other hand, the entire country is waiting with bated breath to watch the performances of Dipa Karmakar – the gymnast, who will be participating in several events today.

First Published: Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 14:03

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