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2012 London Olympics Day 4: Manoj Kumar stormed into pre-quarterfinals.

Manoj KumarLondon: Boxing: Indian boxer Manoj Kumar moves into the pre-quarterfinals by defeating Turkmenistan’s Serdar Hudayberdiyev 13-7 in the Men’s Light Welter (64 kg) category.

After the 1st round, both the boxers were levelled at 2-2. But Manoj Kumar took a significant lead in the second round. After the second round he was leading 7-3.

Devendro won by knockout in Round 1. Devendro Singh defeated Molina Figueroa Bayron of Honduras in the light flyweight (49kg) category to enter the pre-quarters at London Olympics.

Badminton: Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponappa moves into the next round of the badminton event of the London Olympics by beating SM Sari and L Yao of Singapore 21-16, 21-15.

While, Parupalli Kashyap beaten Tien Minh Nguyen of Vietnam 21-9, 21-14 in men`s singles group D badminton match to enter pre-quarters on Tuesday.

Jwala Gutta and V Diju’s campaign in the mixed doubles finished after losing to South Korea’s Jung Eun Ha and Yong Dae Lee 0-2 in a Group C encounter on Tuesday.

Archery: Indian archer Rahul Banerjee crashed out of London Olympics as he lost 3-7 to Rafal Dobrowolski of Poland in the pre-quarterfinals of the men’s individual event.

India’s Tarundeep Rai lost agaisnt Bubmin Kim of Republic of Korea in the Olympic pre-quarterfinals of the men’s individual event at the Lord’s Cricket Ground.

On the other hand, India’s Jayanta Talukdar crashed out of men’s individual archery event after he lost to USA’s Wukie Jacobs 0-6 on Tuesday.

Indian Archer Chekrovolu Swuro lost to Jennifer Nichols of USA in the Rd of 32 in the women’s individual Archery.

Rowing: Indian rowers fell out of the reckoning for a medal in the Olympics with Swarn Singh finishing 4th in the quarterfinal round of the single sculls competition.

Weightlifting: Ravi Kumar has crashed out of the event. He has a total lift of 303 kg (136kg in Snatch and 167 in Clean and Jerk) and he is lying presently in the sixth position after the Group stage.

Rank Countries Gold Silver Bronze Total
   1 China   13

6

4

   23
   2 USA    9

8

6

   23
   3 France    4

3

4

   11
   4 Korea    3

2

3

    8
   5 PRK    3

0

1

    4
  34 India   0

0

1

    1

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