Rio 2016: Saina Nehwal's ouster, Mirza-Bopanna bronze play-off loss sums up sorrowful day for India

All the action in photos of India from Day 9 of Rio Olympics 2016.

FP Sports August 15, 2016 12:43:10 IST
Rio 2016: Saina Nehwal's ouster, Mirza-Bopanna bronze play-off loss sums up sorrowful day for India
Rio 2016 Saina Nehwals ouster MirzaBopanna bronze playoff loss sums up sorrowful day for India

One of India's biggest medal hopes Saina Nehwal suffered a shock defeat and bowed out of Rio Olympics. After the match, Saina revealed that she played with pain in her knee. AP

Rio 2016 Saina Nehwals ouster MirzaBopanna bronze playoff loss sums up sorrowful day for India

India's strongest chance of a podium finish were dashed when Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna lost in straight sets to Lucie Hradecka-Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic in the play-off for the mixed doubles bronze medal. PTI

Rio 2016 Saina Nehwals ouster MirzaBopanna bronze playoff loss sums up sorrowful day for India

India squandered a one goal advantage to go down 1-3 to Belgium in the quarterfinals and crashed out of the men's hockey competition of the Rio Olympics. PTI

Rio 2016 Saina Nehwals ouster MirzaBopanna bronze playoff loss sums up sorrowful day for India

India's Manoj Kumar crashed out with a 0-3 loss to Fazliddin Gaibnazarov of Uzbekistan in the men's light welterweight (64kg) category. AP

Rio 2016 Saina Nehwals ouster MirzaBopanna bronze playoff loss sums up sorrowful day for India

Dipa Karmakar missed out on a historic medal in the women's vault by a whisker, but she created history for India with a creditable fourth place finish in the final. AFP

Rio 2016 Saina Nehwals ouster MirzaBopanna bronze playoff loss sums up sorrowful day for India

India's PV Sindhu defeated Canadian Michelle Li and qualified for pre-quarters. Reuters

Rio 2016 Saina Nehwals ouster MirzaBopanna bronze playoff loss sums up sorrowful day for India

Kidambi Srikanth outplayed Henri Hurskainen of Sweden 21-6, 21-18 in his group H preliminaries encounter and advanced for pre-quarters. AP

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