2012 London Olympics Day 9: Mary Kom moves into quarter-finals.

Mary KomLondon: Boxing: Mary Kom on Sunday defeated a tough battle against Poland`s Karolina Michalczuk in the opening round of the women`s boxing, which is making its Olympic debut in London. The Indian faces Maroua Rahali of Tunisia in the 51 kg class later in the day.

Vijender Singh will repeat his bronze medal if he gets the better of Uzbekistan`s Abbos Atoev in the 75 kg quarterfinals. Atoev is a former world champion.

Men’s Trap Shooting: Manavjit Singh Sandhu was some out of form in the 3rd round as he scored 22 out of 25 in the men’s trap shooting event. Sandhu now has a total of 70 out of 75 after three rounds.

Indian trap shooter Manavjit Sandhu finished a poor 25th among 34 competitors on the first day of men`s qualification and risks missing the final round of the event at the London Games on Saturday.

Hockey: Indian hockey team fails to put a good show against the Koreans who demolished the 8-time Olympic gold winners.

Rank Countries Gold Silver Bronze Total
   1 China   30

17

14

   61
   2 USA   28

14

18

   60
   3 GBR   16      11

10

   37
   4 Korea   10

4

6

   20
   5 France    8

8

9

   25
  41 India   0

1

2

    3

Today’s Schedule of India (Day 10):

Sports Category Athletes Name
Shooting  Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions Qualification Gagan Narang
  Sanjeev Rajput
 
   Men’s Trap Qualification Day 2 Manavjit Singh Sandhu
 
Athletics  Men’s Discus Throw Qualification Vikas Gowda
 
Boxing  Women’s Fly (51kg) Quarterfinals Mery Kom
  Men’s Middle (75kg) Quarterfinals Vijendra Singh

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