Rio 2016: Medal-Less on Day 4 too but Hockey, Archery Re-Ignite India's Hopes

Olympics | News18.com | August 10, 2016, 6:26 am
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India survived a final- quarter onslaught from Argentina for a nail-biting 2-1 win that enhanced their quarterfinal chances at the men's hockey competition of the Rio Olympics. (Getty Images)

India survived a final- quarter onslaught from Argentina for a nail-biting 2-1 win that enhanced their quarterfinal chances at the men's hockey competition of the Rio Olympics. (Getty Images)

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Pistol shooter Heena Sidhu, from whom a lot was expected in the run-up to the ongoing Olympic Games, put up yet another flop show to stand a distant 30th out of 40 competitors at the end of the first half of the 25m event for women. (Getty Images)

Pistol shooter Heena Sidhu, from whom a lot was expected in the run-up to the ongoing Olympic Games, put up yet another flop show to stand a distant 30th out of 40 competitors at the end of the first half of the 25m event for women. (Getty Images)

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Greek shooter Anna Korakaki took the gold medal in the women's 25 metre pistol event, two days after she won a bronze and became the first woman to win a medal in shooting for Greece. (Getty Images)

Greek shooter Anna Korakaki took the gold medal in the women's 25 metre pistol event, two days after she won a bronze and became the first woman to win a medal in shooting for Greece. (Getty Images)

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Simone Biles and her American team mates proved that they are an untouchable force in gymnastics as they blew away the opposition to win the women's team title at the Olympics. (Getty Images)

Simone Biles and her American team mates proved that they are an untouchable force in gymnastics as they blew away the opposition to win the women's team title at the Olympics. (Getty Images)

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China's Deng Wei won the women's 63kg gold medal on her Olympic debut and broke the world record held by Taiwan's Lin Tzu-chi, who was withdrawn just hours before the event started. (Getty Images)

China's Deng Wei won the women's 63kg gold medal on her Olympic debut and broke the world record held by Taiwan's Lin Tzu-chi, who was withdrawn just hours before the event started. (Getty Images)

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Former Asian Games gold medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) gave a perfect start to India's boxing campaign in the Olympics, beating American greenhorn Charles Conwell to enter the pre-quarterfinals. (Getty Images)

Former Asian Games gold medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) gave a perfect start to India's boxing campaign in the Olympics, beating American greenhorn Charles Conwell to enter the pre-quarterfinals. (Getty Images)

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Defending champion and world number one Serena Williams was sent crashing out of the Olympic Games, losing 6-4, 6-3 to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine. (Getty Images)

Defending champion and world number one Serena Williams was sent crashing out of the Olympic Games, losing 6-4, 6-3 to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine. (Getty Images)

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Germany's Michael Jung claimed his second consecutive individual Eventing gold medal as the only rider to escape cross country and jumping penalties in a near flawless performance on Sam, the same horse he won with in London. (Getty Images)

Germany's Michael Jung claimed his second consecutive individual Eventing gold medal as the only rider to escape cross country and jumping penalties in a near flawless performance on Sam, the same horse he won with in London. (Getty Images)

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China's Chen Ruolin and Liu Huixia claimed gold in the women's synchronized 10 metre platform diving event at the Rio Games, with Malaysia and Canada respectively taking the silver and bronze medals as the venue's pool turned a bright green hue. (Getty Images)

China's Chen Ruolin and Liu Huixia claimed gold in the women's synchronized 10 metre platform diving event at the Rio Games, with Malaysia and Canada respectively taking the silver and bronze medals as the venue's pool turned a bright green hue. (Getty Images)