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Rio Olympics 2016 Highlights: P.V. Sindhu Enters Semi Finals Beating Wang Yihan

Rio Olympics 2016 Highlights

Rio Olympics 2016 Highlights: After ten days at Rio Olympics, where the United States still topping medal count with 84 medals, India is still struggling to get a single win. Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles scored 12 gold two silver and one bronze medal in these games. Simone Biles Got a Kiss From Zac Efron at the Olympics.

Argentina enters finals of men’s hockey beating Germany 5-2. The team will be playing against the winner of Netherlands vs. Belgium.

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US star gymnast Simone Biles won the women’s floor exercise at the Rio gaining forth gold for the country.

Usain Bolt enters semi-finals in 200m heats. Jamaican star has already won 100m sprint and is all set to go for next two 200m and 4*100m sprint events. Omar Mcleod of Jamaica wins gold in men’s 110m hurdles final.

Sebastian Brendel of Germany beat Brazil’s Isaquias Queiroz to win gold in men’s 1,000-metres canoe sprint.

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Lisa Carrington won her second straight gold in the women’s 200-metre flatwater race in 40 seconds. Nicola Adams, from Great Britain, won the first gold medal in Olympic women’s boxing.

Japan enters finals of women’s doubles badminton after defeating South Korea 21-16, 21-15. China’s Fu Haifeng and Zhang Nan men’s doubles badminton pair wins against, Britain pair thereby entering finals.

Japan table tennis women’s team won bronze medal beating Singapore. Christian Taylor from the US won gold for triple jump title

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P.V. Sindhu (22-20) still keeps the hope of medal alive as she entered after a straight set win on Wang Yihan the world no. 2, 21-19. She exhibited her skills in the crowd filled quarters match to stun the world champion.

PV Sindhu Semi finals is with Nozomi Okuhara on 18 August.

Wrestler Hardeep Singh lost to Turkish counter part 1-2 Cenk İldem at 16th round stage.

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav may get a chance to compete in Olympics as his plea will be decided by Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) few hours before his bout.

Rio Day 10 Highlights: K. Srikanth and PV Sindhu Keep Medal Hope Alive For India

Rio Day 10 Highlights

Rio Day 10 Highlights: Simone Biles who is known for winning a gold medal in gymnastic events has shocked by ending at bronze. She had a slip on the balance beam. However, Laurie Hernandez of the same nation USA took silver for Women’s balance beam (gymnastics).

Charlotte Dujardin’s of Great Britain won gold in a cycling event. She became second British women to win three gold’s.

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As of today, United States is leading in the medals tally with 75 medals in total. Great Britain follows the US with 41 medals.

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India is yet to open its medals account due to the poor performances and hairline misses from the athletes. However, still keeping up the hopes alive is badminton seeded players Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu.

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Both the players entered the quarter-finals on Monday. Ninth-seeded Sindhu won in straight sets 21-13, 21-15 against Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu-Ying. She will be facing Wang Yihan of China who is second seeded in the next game.

K Srikanth defeated the world no 5 Jan Jorgensen of Denmark making his entry into quarter-finals. The 11th seeded player will be facing China’s Lin Dan, two-times Olympic champion in quarters.

Indias boxing hope Vikas ended his Rio journey after losing against Uzbekistan pugilist Bektemir Melikuziev 0-3.

Michael Phelps Wins His 21st Olympic Gold Medal

Lalita Babar disappointed as she finished 10th in women’s 3000 m steeplechase.

Indian Athletes sprinter Srabani Nanda and triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary failed to proceed further from initial rounds.

Ravinder Khatri Indian wrestler was defeated by Viktor Lorincz of Hungary. Lorincz performed in a much better way than his Indian counterpart.

Artistic Gymnast  Dipa Karmakar Becomes First Indian to Qualify For Apparatus Finals

Artistic Gymnast  Dipa Karmakar

India’s Dipa Karmakar created history on Monday by becoming the first Indian to enter vault finals in artistic gymnastics. By performing ‘Produnova’ vault in a clean and appreciated way, she secured 14.850 points to qualify for the finals. She made her debut on Sunday night.

Tripura-based gymnast Karmakar made to top 8th position by the end of the last subdivision which is 5th. She was in 6th place by third subdivision, but strong performer from Canada has made her position to slip to 8th. This was just enough to make her place into finals of artistic gymnastics.

The three-time world all round champion Simone Biles topped the list with 16.050 points was followed by North Korea’s Jong Un Hong with 15.683. Switzerland’s Giulia Steingruber secured the third place with 15.266 points.

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Dipa secured 7.000 on difficulty and 8.1 on execution in her first attempt and 6.000 on the difficulty in her second attempt. Whereas Simone Biles scored 9.700 on execution in both her attempts. In the other rounds, Dipa scored decently in execution, which finalised her entry.

Dipa’s scores-

Vaults; 14.850

Uneven bars: 11.60

Beams 12.87

Floor exercises: 12.03

Eight gymnasts with highest individual score will move on to the final which is scheduled to be held on 14th August.

“It did not go as expected,” said Dipa after qualifying for vaults final

“As the Produnova vault was the first thing I attempted today and it did not go as expected, it immediately put me in a bad mood. That I have reached the final is an amazing achievement. My coach is very happy because I executed what he had taught me to do.” said Dipa Karmakar

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The nation was waiting to watch her performance live, but as it was not telecasted huge criticism has been seen on the social media. This is what the twettarati had to say about the proud moment. Some of the noted Twitter comments from, Harsha Bhogle, Mandira Bedi, Amitabh Bachan, are here.

https://twitter.com/mandybedi/status/762359301390397440