Tag: Rio 2016

Personal best by Gopi and Kheta

22 August 2016, Rio: Gopi Thonakal and Kheta Ram finished a commendable 25th and 26th with timings of 2:15:25 and 2:15:26 respectively in men’s marathon here today.

Another Indian in the fray, Nitin Rawat finished 84th with a timing of 2:22:52.

Both Gopi Thonakal and Kheta Ram recorded their personal best timings.

Sindhu the only silver lining of Rio 2016

19 Aug 2016, Rio: Star shuttler P V Sindhu missed out on a women’s singles Badminton gold following her 19-21, 12-21, 15-21 loss to Carolina Marin of Spain in the final here at the

PV Sindhu won the first set 21-19 after trailing initially. However she failed to maintain the momentum in next two sets as she went down to the Spaniard 12-21, 15-21 in the next two sets.

Srikanth lost match won heart

17 August 2016, Rio: Kidambi Srikanth went down fighting 6-21, 21-11, 21-18 to two times Olympic champion Lin Dan of China in men’s singles quarterfinals here today.

After tamely surrendering in the first game, the Indian came back fighting to win the second game and take the match to third game.

experience and calmness during the final game and after the break he hardly commited any mistake.

After losing 1st set against Lin Dan 6-21, Kidambi Srikanth wins 2nd set 21-11.