Rio Olympics 2016: PV Sindhu booked quarter finals berths


NEW DELHI: On the tenth day of Rio Olympics, Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu andKidambi Srikanth booked their quarterfinals billets to keep decoration trusts alive on Monday, yet boxer Vikas Krishan neglected to guarantee an award in the wake of losing his last-eight session late in the day. Sindhu showed an overwhelming execution to beat Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu-ying in straight recreations 21-13, 21-15 and booked her spot in the quarter-finals of the ladies' singles badminton occasion at the Rio Olympics on Monday.

The ninth seed Sindhu took 40 minutes to disassemble the eighth seeded Tai and gave her award risks a support in her lady Olympic appearance. Sindhu utilized her tallness to incredible favorable position as she put weight on Tai with hop crush and deft touch to drive the rival into unforced mistakes. Sindhu will require every one of the traps she utilized effectively against Tai as a part of the quarters as she confronts world No. 2 and second seeded Wang Yihan of China next on Tuesday. Prior, India's solitary male shuttler in singles occasion, Srikanth additionally proceeded with his noteworthy keep running as he crushed world No. 5 Jan Jorgensen of Denmark to achieve the quarter-finals.

Kidambi Srikanth wins 21-19, 21-19 to move into quarters

The eleventh positioned Indian conquered the higher positioned Danish 21-19, 21-19 in a tight 42-minute challenge to keep the decoration trusts alive. With the triumph, Kidambi likewise turned into the second Indian male shuttler to achieve the last eight phase after Parupalli Kashyap, who made the quarters in London 2012. The 23-year-old Indian will now face China's Lin Dan, two-time Olympic champion, for a spot in semi-finals on Wednesday. India's crusade in boxing finished on Monday when Vikas was outpunched 0-3 by Uzbekistan pugilist Bektemir Melikuziev in the quarter-last episode of the men's middleweight (75kg) classification.

In the skirmish of southpaws, the more youthful 20-year-old Uzbek overwhelmed the 24-year-old Indian in all the three rounds winning them 30-27, 30-25, 30-27. Requiring a win to guarantee India its first decoration in Rio, Vikas was not able adapt the torrent of punches the promising Uzbek boxer tossed in the session. Vikas was the remainder of the three Indians to bow out of the Games, after Manoj Kumar lost in the pre-quarterfinals and Shiva Thapa in the opening round. At the Olympic Stadium, Lalita Babar completed tenth in the ladies' 3000m steeplechase with a planning of 9:22.74 in the last.

It was a less than impressive execution for Babar, who softened national record up the capability (9:19.76) to end up the principal Indian female track finalist in 32 years. The outcome however remained the best execution by an Indian in a track occasion since PT Usha's fourth-put in 400m obstacles in 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. There was more disillusionment for India in athletic occasions on Monday, with both sprinter Srabani Nanda and triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary neglecting to advance further from their underlying rounds.

The 25-year-old Srabani timed 23.58s to complete 6th in her 200m warmth, and slammed out of the Games as 55th positioned in the 72-competitor occasion. It was a comparable story for 30-year-old Maheshwary, a three-time Olympian, as he enrolled a best hop of 16.13m to complete 30th in the occasion. Dissimilar to his London excursion, where he neglected to enlist an imprint, Maheshwary effectively finished all his three qualifying hops with his best coming in the second.

 Be that as it may, he neglected to meet all requirements for the last by a long edge with the last opening, the twelfth, setting off to Cuba's Lazaro Martinez for a hop of 16.61m. India's wrestling effort additionally started on Monday with Ravinder Khatri taking an interest in the 85kg class of the Greco-Roman occasion. Be that as it may, Khatri neglected to cross his opening obstacle as he was whipped 9-0 by Viktor Lorincz of Hungary on Great Superiority – which demonstrates a distinction of eight specialized focuses with the failure without logging any focuses.

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