Rio Olympics 2016: India's Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna, Vikas Krishan on verge of medal contention

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Vikas Krishan stands one win away from an elusive Olympic medal after outclassing Turkey's Sipal Onder 3-0 to make the quarterfinals of men's 75kg middleweight boxing. AP

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Indian duo of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna entered the semi-finals of the mixed doubles, defeating Andy Murray and Heather Watson in straight sets. AFP

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India's men's hockey team already assured of a berth in the quarter-finals, twice took the lead against Canada before allowing their rivals to bounce back and earn a 2-2 draw. AP

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Atanu Das, India's sole archer still in contention, went down fighting in the men's individual quarterfinals to end the country's campaign in the archery events. Getty Images

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Gagan Narang failed to qualify in the Men's 50-metre Rifle prone finals after he finished 13th in the qualification round with a total of 623.1 points. PTI

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Ankit Sharma finished 12th in Group B with a distance of 7.67 metre of the men's long jump qualifying round and bowed out of Rio Olympics. Getty images

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In the 100m sprint, India's Dutee Chand finished seventh in her heats with a timing of 11.69 seconds to bow out of the Olympics. AP

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India's Manpreet Kaur failed to get past the women's shot put qualifying round. AP


Updated Date: Aug 13, 2016 12:41 PM

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