No medal has been added to India's tally since Gagan Narang won first medal for the country in the ongoing London Olympics - he got a bronze medal in men's 10m air rifle on Monday. However, India's performance on day six was impressive in spite of some major disappointments.
The main highlight of the day was Saina Nehwal's entry into women's badminton singles semifinals after beating Dane Tine Baun of Denmark 21-15, 22-20. Bronze medalist at Bejing Olympics Vijender Singh also gave hope to Indian camp by beating American Terrell Gausha 16-15. He is in the quarterfinals now.
The biggest disappointment on day six was Parupalli Kashyap's defeat to Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia 19-21, 11-21 in the men's singles quarterfinal. However, he gave a good fight, and indeed matching the top seed point on point in the first game. Giving another blow, Ronjan Sodhi failed to make it to the Double Trap final.
Here is the highlight of India's performance at the London Olympics on day six:
- Shooting: Vijay Kumar through to the next stage of qualifications for the men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol
- Badminton: Saina Nehwal beat Dane Tine Baun of Denmark 21-15, 22-20
- Boxing: Vijender Singh beat American Terrell Gausha 16-15 in Men's Middleweight (75kg) round of 16
- Leander Paes and Sania Mirza entered quarterfinals by beating Nenad Zimonjic and Ana Ivanovic of Serbia 6-2, 6-4
- Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap lost to Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia 19-21, 11-21
- Shooting: Ronjan Sodhi failed to make it to the Double Trap final
- Boxing: Jai Bhagwan lost to Gani Zhailauov of Kazakhstan 8-16 in Men's Lightweight (60kg) round of 16