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The 2016 Rio Olympics begins from August 05 in Brazil and India is one of the 207 participating nations.
The 31st Olympiad was open in Rio after a stunning opening ceremony at the Maracana stadium. All 207 countries plus the refugee team walked at the Parade of Nations. As part of the tradition, Greece led the parade followed by other countries in alphabetical order in the Portuguese language.
India have managed to qualify 118 players for the Rio event.
India end campaign with two medals a bronze in women's wrestling and a silver in badminton.
India won a historic silver medal in badminton after PV Sindhu went down fighting in a closely contested women's singles final against Spain's Carolina Marin.
Sakshi Malik won bronze in women’s 58kg freestyle.
Dipa Karmakar's fourth place finish in the women's vault event is an achievement in itself. She is not only the first Indian female gymnast to reach the Olympics, she also is the first Indian to qualify for a gymnastics final.
Indian Women’s Archery team are through to quarters after beating Colombia by 5-3. Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi fetch the triumph for India in Rio Olympics.
Indian men’s hockey team slipped one place to occupy sixth in the FIH rankings after their lackluster show in Rio Olympics while their female counterparts surprisingly gained one position to be at 12th in the latest charts.
The 24-year-old Vikas Krishan defeated the Olympic debutant 3-0 in his opening contest, which came alive only in the final three minutes, to make the last-16.
The 24-year-old who lost the match by the move yuko to Popole, was the first Indian judoka to have qualified for the Olympics since 2004.
The 28-year-old Nepal-born army shooter, Jitu Rai return empty-handed from the Rio range after finishing eighth in the 10m event earlier.
Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt failed to sign off his Olympic career with a medal, losing in the opening round to Mongolian Ganzorigiina Mandakhnaran whose quarter-final defeat dashed the Indian's hopes of a repechage at the Rio Games.
Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Rio Games after suffering an upset straight-game loss against lower-ranked Maria Ulitina of Ukraine in her second Group G match.
The mixed doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna was lose bronze play-off.
India’s Mouma Das, debutant Manika Batra crashed out in the first round of the women’s singles draw and Soumyajit Ghosh and Sharath Kamal bowed out in the first round of the men’s singles draw of the table tennis competition at the Rio Olympics.
Weightlifting campaign at the Rio Olympics ended in disappointment with Sathish Kumar Sivalingam finishing fourth in the men's 77kg event Group B category in Rio de Janeiro.
The two Indian swimmers that were competing at the Rio Olympics, Sajan Prakash and Shivani Kataria, had to settle with only their heats as competition time. Both swimmers, as expected, made an early exit from the Games and have no competition left.
With Indian athletes Sakshi Malik and P V Sindhu bringing laurels to the nation in the Rio 2016 Olympics, the Delhi Government on Saturday announced Rs 1 crore and Rs 2 crores respectively for both the champions.