Rio Olympics 2016: Team India disappoints, Lalita Babar sole winner for the day

All the action in photos of India from Day 8 of Rio Olympics 2016.

FP Sports August 14, 2016 12:10:31 IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Team India disappoints, Lalita Babar sole winner for the day
Rio Olympics 2016 Team India disappoints Lalita Babar sole winner for the day

Lalita Babar's performance in the women's 3,000 metre steeplechase event heats shattered the national record. Lalita will be seen in the final on 15 August. AP

Rio Olympics 2016 Team India disappoints Lalita Babar sole winner for the day

Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna won the first set before losing against the United Statesin the mixed doubles semi-final match. They will now play in the bronze medal game. AP

Rio Olympics 2016 Team India disappoints Lalita Babar sole winner for the day

India's two golfers also could not provide any cheer, as SSP Chawrasia (in photo) and Anirban Lahiri finished tied 22nd and joint 57th respectively, after posting two-under 69 and four-over 75 scores in the third round. Getty Images

Rio Olympics 2016 Team India disappoints Lalita Babar sole winner for the day

The performance of the women's hockey team, which conceded five goals to Argentina in a single quarter, further doused the spirits. Getty Images

Rio Olympics 2016 Team India disappoints Lalita Babar sole winner for the day

Rower Dattu Bhokanal may be out of the medal contention, but he still impressed everybody by finishing on top of Final C in men's single sculls. He finished 13th overall. AP

Rio Olympics 2016 Team India disappoints Lalita Babar sole winner for the day

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa added insult to injury, losing their third consecutive game, an inconsequential Group A match against Puttita Supajirakul and Sapsiree Taerattanachai of Thailand.  AP

 

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