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Rio 2016: Srikanth, Sindhu Win in Badminton, Boxer Vikas Krishan Loses

Olympics | News18.com | August 15, 2016, 11:17 pm
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Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth ousted Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen to enter the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games on Monday. (Getty Images)

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth ousted Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen to enter the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games on Monday. (Getty Images)

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 Two-time World Championship bronze-medallist PV Sindhu advanced to the quarterfinals of the women's singles competition after notching up a dominating straight-game win over Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying. (Getty Images)

Two-time World Championship bronze-medallist PV Sindhu advanced to the quarterfinals of the women's singles competition after notching up a dominating straight-game win over Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu Ying. (Getty Images)

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Vikas Krishan (75kg) took a pounding from second seed Bektemir Melikuziev in the quarterfinals to bow out of the Olympic Games here, ending India's boxing challenge without a medal for the first time in eight years.  (Getty Images)

Vikas Krishan (75kg) took a pounding from second seed Bektemir Melikuziev in the quarterfinals to bow out of the Olympic Games here, ending India's boxing challenge without a medal for the first time in eight years. (Getty Images)

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India's Lalita Babar finished 10th in the final of the women's 3,000 metre steeplechase at the Rio Olympics. (Getty Images)

India's Lalita Babar finished 10th in the final of the women's 3,000 metre steeplechase at the Rio Olympics. (Getty Images)

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India's Ravinder Khatri lost to Hungary's Viktor Lorincz by technical superiority in men's Greco-Roman 85kg 1/8 finals. (Getty Images)

India's Ravinder Khatri lost to Hungary's Viktor Lorincz by technical superiority in men's Greco-Roman 85kg 1/8 finals. (Getty Images)

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Indian athlete Srabani Nanda failed to qualify for the semi-finals of the women's 200 metres after finishing 55th among 72 athletes in Round 1. (Getty Images)

Indian athlete Srabani Nanda failed to qualify for the semi-finals of the women's 200 metres after finishing 55th among 72 athletes in Round 1. (Getty Images)

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India's Renjith Maheshwary finished a disappointing 30th to crash out of the qualification round men's triple jump. (Getty Images)

India's Renjith Maheshwary finished a disappointing 30th to crash out of the qualification round men's triple jump. (Getty Images)

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Poland's Anita Wlodarczyk underlined her absolute dominance of the women's hammer by throwing a world record 82.29 metres to win the Gold by an incredible 554 centimetres. (Getty Images)

Poland's Anita Wlodarczyk underlined her absolute dominance of the women's hammer by throwing a world record 82.29 metres to win the Gold by an incredible 554 centimetres. (Getty Images)

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 Teenager Ruth Jebet won Bahrain's first ever Olympic gold medal on Monday, blowing away the competition in the women's 3,000 metres steeplechase but narrowly missing out on the world record. (Getty Images)

Teenager Ruth Jebet won Bahrain's first ever Olympic gold medal on Monday, blowing away the competition in the women's 3,000 metres steeplechase but narrowly missing out on the world record. (Getty Images)

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A big stumble backwards after his first soaring leap could not prevent Ri Se-gwang from becoming the first North Korean man to win the Olympic vault title on Monday. (reuters)

A big stumble backwards after his first soaring leap could not prevent Ri Se-gwang from becoming the first North Korean man to win the Olympic vault title on Monday. (reuters)