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2012 London Olympics Day 7: Vijay Kumar clinched sliver in 25m rapid-fire pistol.

Vijay KumarLondon: Rapid Fire Pistol: Unheralded armyman Vijay Kumar clinching sliver in the men’s 25m rapid-fire event to lift the nation’s spirits on Friday.

Boxing: Vikas Krishan has made it to the quarter-finals with a 13-11 triumph over his American opponent Errol Spence.

Discus Throw: India’s Krishna Poonia on Saturday qualified for the women’s discus throw final round with a striking effort in the qualification round on the first day of track and field events.

Shooting: Indian shooter Joydeep Karmakar fails to triumph a bronze medal as he finished 4th in Men’s 50m Rifle Prone event on Friday.

Hockey: India crashed to a 2-5 defeat against Germany for their 3rd straight reverse in Group B of the Olympic men’s hockey competition on Friday.

Badminton: India`s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal was beaten in straight games by world #1 Yihan Wang in the women`s singles semifinals at the London Olympics. But she will be competing in the bronze medal play-off on Saturday.

Tennis: India’s mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza were losing 5-7, 2-3 against the top seeded Belarusian pair of Victoria Azarenka and Max Mirnyi when bad light and rain stopped their quarterfinal match of the 2012 London Games tennis event at the Wimbledon in London on Friday.

Rank Countries Gold Silver Bronze Total
   1 USA   21



   2 China   20



   3 Korea    9



   4 GBR    8



   5 France    8



  35 India   0




Let’s see today’s match schedule of India (Day 8):

Sports Category Athletes Name
Athletics Men`s 20 km walk Baljinder Singh
  Gurmeet Singh
  Irfan Kolothum Thodi
  Women`s 3000m steeplechase Sudha Singh
Badminton Women`s singles bronze medal Saina Nehwal vs Xin Wang
Boxing Men`s 49kg Round of 16 Devendro Singh vs P. Serdamba (Mongolia)
  Men`s 64kg Round of 16 Manoj Kumar vs Tom Stalker (Great Britain)
Rowing Men`s lightweight double sculls final
(only minor placing)
Sandeep Kumar and Manjeet Singh
Shooting Women`s trap Shagun Chowdhary

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