PV Sindhu & Kidambi Srikanth booked their quarterfinal round in allotted places, Vikas Krishan failed to assure a medal after losing his last eight bouts, Lalitha Babar finished tenth in the women’s 3000m steeplechase.
On 10th day of Rio, Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth booked their quarterfinal in allotted place to keep medal hopes alive on yesterday. But vikas Krishan failed to assure a medal. Sindhu having power performance to beat chinese in straight game 21-13, 21-15. Sindhu dismantle Tai and boost her chance to won medal in Olympic.
Sindhu used her height to tricks to success against Tai & faces world no.2. Srikanth also impress a victory of world no.5, 11 ranked Indian overcame the higher ranked Danish 21-19. 42 minutes to keep the medal hope alive. Srikanth also became 2nd Indian male shuttler to reach the last eight stages. He face china’s two time Olympic champion for place semifinals on Wednesday.
Boxing ends on Monday when vikas exits, Vikas was unable to hope the barrage of punches the promising threw the bout. Vikas was 3 indian bow out of sports, Major Kumar & Shiva Thapa also exits. Lalita Babar finished the 10th in womens steeplechase with 9minutes: 22.74 seconds. She breaks a national record with with 9minutes: 19.76 seconds, 1st Indian track finalist in 32 years. The best performance by Indian in Track event.
India more disappointed on Monday with sprinter Srabani & triple Jumper Renjith failing to the initial round. Renjith qualifying best in seconds but failed in long margin final slot.
Khatri failed to cross his opening as thrashed, with loser without logging any points. Discus thrower Seema could not past the qualifying Group B stage of the event.