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2012 London Olympics Day 5: Saina and Parupalli moves into quarter-final.

Saina NehwalLondon: Badminton: Saina Nehwal entered into quarter-finals of women’s singles event in Badminton after defeating Jie Yao of Netherlands 21-14, 21-16.

On the other hand, Parupalli Kashyap became the first Indian male to reach the quarter-finals at the Olympics after securing a hard fought 2-1 victory over Sri Lanka’s Niluka Karunaratne in the men’s singles event at the Wembley Arena.

After match fixing allegations, Gutta-Ponnappa is not to replace one of the disqualified teams.

Tennis: India’s Paes-Vardhan fails to reach into the quarter-finals after defeating by Tsonga-Llodra 7-6, 4-6, 6-3.

Hockey: New Zealand beat India 3-1 after granting an early lead in an Olympic hockey match at the London Olympics 2012 on Wednesday.

Shooting:  Rahi Sarnobat finished at 19th whereas Annu Raj Singh at 30th in the women’s 25m pistol rapid fire event.

Archery: India’s Deepika Kumari bowed out of individual event in the first round after losing to Britain`s Amy Oliver 2-6 at the London Olympics 2012.

Rank Countries Gold Silver Bronze Total
   1 China   17

9

4

   30
   2 USA   12

8

9

   29
   3 Korea    6

2

4

   12
   4 France    5

3

5

   13
   5 PRK    4

0

1

    5
  39 India    0

0

1

    1

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