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

All the action in photos of India from Day 6 of Rio Olympics 2016.

FP Sports August 13, 2016 12:41:36 IST
Rio Olympics 2016: India's Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna, Vikas Krishan on verge of medal contention
Rio Olympics 2016 Indias Sania MirzaRohan Bopanna Vikas Krishan on verge of medal contention

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

Rio Olympics 2016 Indias Sania MirzaRohan Bopanna Vikas Krishan on verge of medal contention

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

Rio Olympics 2016 Indias Sania MirzaRohan Bopanna Vikas Krishan on verge of medal contention

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

Rio Olympics 2016 Indias Sania MirzaRohan Bopanna Vikas Krishan on verge of medal contention

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

Rio Olympics 2016 Indias Sania MirzaRohan Bopanna Vikas Krishan on verge of medal contention

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

Rio Olympics 2016 Indias Sania MirzaRohan Bopanna Vikas Krishan on verge of medal contention

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

Rio Olympics 2016 Indias Sania MirzaRohan Bopanna Vikas Krishan on verge of medal contention

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

Rio Olympics 2016 Indias Sania MirzaRohan Bopanna Vikas Krishan on verge of medal contention

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

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