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Rio 2016: India's Search for Opening Medal Continues on Day 2

Olympics | News18.com | August 8, 2016, 5:13 am
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The Indian women's hockey team put up a brave face as it came back from a two-goal deficit to hold Japan 2-2 in its opening pool encounter. (Getty Images)

The Indian women's hockey team put up a brave face as it came back from a two-goal deficit to hold Japan 2-2 in its opening pool encounter. (Getty Images)

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Heena Sidhu missed out in the race to the women's 10 metres Air Pistol finals. (Getty Images)

Heena Sidhu missed out in the race to the women's 10 metres Air Pistol finals. (Getty Images)

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After a patchy 7th-place finish on Saturday, the Indian women's archery team comprising Deepika Kumari, Laishram Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi raised hopes of India's first medal by reaching the quarter-finals but crashed out after losing to Russia. (Getty Images)

After a patchy 7th-place finish on Saturday, the Indian women's archery team comprising Deepika Kumari, Laishram Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi raised hopes of India's first medal by reaching the quarter-finals but crashed out after losing to Russia. (Getty Images)

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Australia's Catherine Skinner beat Kiwi Natalie Rooney to win the women's trap Olympic title. (Getty Images)

Australia's Catherine Skinner beat Kiwi Natalie Rooney to win the women's trap Olympic title. (Getty Images)

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Anna van der Breggen won women's road cycling Olympic gold after compatriot Annemiek van Vleuten suffered a horrific crash when leading. (Getty Images)

Anna van der Breggen won women's road cycling Olympic gold after compatriot Annemiek van Vleuten suffered a horrific crash when leading. (Getty Images)

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Judo world champion Majlinda Kelmendi won Kosovo's first ever gold medal in the country's maiden Olympics. (Getty Images)

Judo world champion Majlinda Kelmendi won Kosovo's first ever gold medal in the country's maiden Olympics. (Getty Images)

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China's Wu Minxia splashed into the Olympic record books, passing legends like American Greg Louganis and her

China's Wu Minxia splashed into the Olympic record books, passing legends like American Greg Louganis and her