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.
As of today, United States is leading in the medals tally with 75 medals in total. Great Britain follows the US with 41 medals.
Rio Day 10 Highlights: India at Rio
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.
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.
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.