On the day 6 of the Rio Olympics, Golfers, hockey players and Saina Nehwal-led shuttlers will be in action.

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Archer Deepika bows out of Rio Olympics

Indian archer Bombalya Devi bowed out of the Rio Olympics after going down to Alejandra Valencia of Mexico 102-104 in the 1/8 eliminations round of the women’s individual category here on Thursday.

Bombalya lost to the Mexican 26-28, 23-26, 27-28, 23-25 at the Sambodromo arena.

With her loss, India’s campaign in women’s archery at the 31st Rio Olympics has come to an end.

Archer Deepika bows out of Rio Olympics

Indian archer Deepika Kumari bowed out of the Rio Olympics, going down to Taipei’s Ting Tan Ya in the 1/8 Eliminations round of the Women’s Individual category here on thursday.

Deepika lost to the Taiwanese 27-28, 26-29, 27-30 at the Sambodromo arena.

Badminton: Jwala-Ashwini lose group opener

India’s women badminton pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnapa lost their opening Group A match against the top seeds Ayaka Takahashi and Misaki Matsutomo of Japan in straight games 15-21, 10-21 here on Thursday.

With a neck-to-neck competition in the early stages of the first game, the Indian pair started giving away some loose points, losing the first game 15-21 in 19 minutes.

In the second game, the world No.1 pair of Takahashi and Matsutomo completely dominated the court with attacking play, leading 15-7 and finally thrashing the Indians 21-10 in 17 minutes.

Jwala and Ashwini will be playing their next match on Friday against the Netherlands pair of Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek.

India’s schedule at the Rio Olympics today


  • Golfer Anirban Lahiri will be in action today



  • India’s Bombayla Devi Laishram to compete with Alejandra Valencia from Mexico



  • P.V. Sindhu to face Laura Sárosi from Hungary


  • India’s Shiva Thapa will be in action today


  • India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal to compete with Lohaynny Vicente from Brazil




  • Srikanth Kidambi will be in action today


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