Have a look to Day 2 highlights of Rio Olympics 2016!


Day two of the Rio Olympics was again a blended pack for India. On one hand, India made history when athlete Dipa Karmakar met all requirements for the last round of the Individual vault finals and the Indian ladies' hockey group denoted a positive come back to the Olympics following 36 years, with a well-battled draw against higher-positioned Japan. 

Rio Olympics 2016: Gymnast Dipa Karmakar qualifies for vault finals

Be that as it may, Sunday likewise saw Heena Sidhu vacillate after she neglected to meet all requirements for the 10m air gun last and the Archery group barely lost the quarterfinal against Russia. 

Have a look to the hits and misses for India on Rio Olympics Day two. 


Dipa Karmakar 

Dipa Karmakar scripted history on Sunday by turning into the principal Indian acrobat to enter the Olympic finals. The 22-year-old met all requirements for the last round in the Individual vault last of aesthetic acrobatic, subsequent to completing eighth on the standings. Contending in the third sub-division, Dipa had a normal score of 51.665. She figured out how to play out her tremendously vaunted "Produnova" vault neatly to score 14.850 on the vault, 11.666 on the uneven bars, 12.866 in equalization bar and 12.033 in floor works out. 

Dipa secured 7.000 on trouble and 8.1 on execution, in her first endeavor. Her score for trouble was a smidgen lower, at 6.000, in the second endeavor. She landed low on her Produnova vault in the main endeavor, while her second vault was a 'Tsuk twofold full curve' with a stage to the side. 


The Indian ladies' hockey group demonstrated enormous battling soul as it returned from a two-objective shortage to hold Japan 2-2 in its opening pool experience. 

Japan's Nishikhori Emi (fifteenth moment) opened the scoring and after that Mie Nakashima (28th moment) extended the lead, while Rani Rampal (31st moment) and Lilima Minz (40th moment) were the objective scorers for India The Indian ladies' group were playing in the Olympics following a crevice of 36 years. 

Subsequent to being 0-2 down in the main half, India left half-time more grounded, and instantly tasted accomplishment as Rani found the Japanese net by means of a punishment corner in the 31st moment of the diversion. Later, Lilima scored in the 40th moment to even out. The primary shot was hindered by the Japanese goalkeeper, however India benefited from the bounce back with chief P. Sushila Chanu playing a flying ball towards Lilima, who opened it home. 

India kept up the weight in the last quarter with Rani constraining another shrewd recovery off a punishment corner from Asano, before her inverse number in the Indian objective, Savita, went better, obstructing wave after flood of Japanese endeavors – at one point four consecutively – to keep India level. 

The last minutes were a craze with Japan pushing to get the victor as India hung tight, protectively solid, for the point. It was India who came nearest to winning it however, as Vandana was denied by Asano's stick in the withering seconds of the amusement. 

With the seconds ticking down, India honed the assault yet neglected to get through the Japanese protection and needed to settle for a draw. 


Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Kynan Chenai kept themselves in the chase in men's trap capability in the wake of completing seventeenth and nineteenth separately, on the primary day of the rivalries. 

Sandhu shot an aggregate score of 68 – with his three rounds perusing 23, 23 and 22 – while Chenai scored a point less altogether – his three rounds perusing 22, 23 and 22. Sandhu, playing in his fourth Olympics, rose to the third spot after the first round yet radically dropped to thirteenth after some poor endeavors in the second round, to take his combined aggregate to 46. 

In spite of scoring another 22 in the third round, he slipped to the seventeenth position yet figured out how to be in the conflict for the semi-finals. Kynan, in the interim, remained at the 25th spot after his first round yet enhanced his position to sixteenth after the second round, where he scored 23 to take his aggregate to 45. He let go another 22 in the third round to complete the day on the nineteenth spot. 

The activity will proceed on Monday, when the shooters will intend to seal a compartment for the semi-finals. 


Bows and arrows 

The Indian ladies' bows and arrows group smashed out in the wake of losing to Russia in the quarter-finals. The Indians lost 23-25 in a firmly challenged shoot-off, after both groups were bolted 4-4 on focuses, having won two sets each. The Russian trio of Tuiana Dashidorzhieva, Ksenia Perova and Inna Stepanova held their nerves till the shoot-off, while India put in a somewhat conflicting execution. Bombayla Devi Laishram was the best entertainer on the day with a progression of steady endeavors. 

India lost the main set completely, 55-48, preceding Bombayla and Laxmirani Majhi hit immaculate 10s in the second set to adjust at 53-52. India won the third set by 53-50, for the most part because of Stepanova getting one of her shots wrong, bringing just 6 focuses. Up 4-2, India could have secured the match in the fourth set. They required an immaculate score of 30 with their second arrangement of bolts, to level with the Russian group's score of 55 and subsequently win by a 5-3 edge, having tied the score. 

Bombayla and Laxmirani hit the dead center and Deepika Kumari expected to stick to this same pattern. It was another snippet of retribution where she scored just nine, consequently giving over the set to Russia, by a 55-54 edge, which empowered them to take the match into the shoot-off round. 

Prior, the Indians had advanced onto the quarter-finals, beating Colombia 205-197. 

The Indian trio began well, driving the primary set 52-51, with one internal 10, while Colombia figured out how to hit the dead center twice. In the second set, the Colombian trio of Carolina Aguirre, Maria Ana Rendon and Natalia Sanchez ricocheted back well to draw level with the scoreline perusing 50-49. The set saw both the sides scoring three 9s. 

The third set saw solid rivalry from both the sides and finished 52-52. Both sides figured out how to hit the pinpoint center once, while India hit three 9s in answer to Colombia's four 9s. India emerged ready to take care of business in the last set with four 9s to set up an aggregate of 52, preceding Colombia froze under weight to oversee just 44, giving India entry to the quarter-finals. 


Shooter Heena Sidhu passed up a major opportunity in the race for the finals of the ladies' 10 meters air gun occasion, in the wake of completing fourteenth in the capabilities. Heena could just deal with a score of 380, with 13 internal 10s, after the fulfillment of the four arrangement. A late surge by the Ludhiana shooter was insufficient, as she set up a score of 95 total focuses in the fourth arrangement to move to the fourteenth spot. 

Heena never truly seemed to be in the chase as she began the main arrangement with 94 total focuses, before dropping to 29th with 95 focuses in the second. The third arrangement saw Heena returning to the twentieth spot with some incredible shots, just to lose energy towards the end, getting her 96 combined focuses. Beginning the fourth arrangement at the 25th spot, Heena neglected to set up a steady appear, shooting 9 and 10 in her initial two shots before neglecting to hit another 10. Her last three shots brought a 9, 10 and another 10, inflicting significant damage to 95 combined focuses and completion her expectations for an award in the occasion. 

Star of the Day 

Dipa Karmakar, in her introduction Olympic Games, scripted history by turning into the main Indian to make the cut for the individual vault finals. In a nation like India, that has created no Olympic-level female gymnasts, Dipa's accomplishments have effectively made her a star. 

In the finals, she will endeavor the hazardous 'Produnova', known as the vault of death, that won her the bronze award at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. On the off chance that she can deal with a reprise execution and really guarantee an award at the Rio Olympics, Dipa Karmakar will be one of India's greatest triumphs at the Olympic Games.

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