Rio 2016 pictures: Manoj gives India hope, Ledecky bags second gold

Updated: Aug 17, 2016, 14:46
  • Rio 2016 pictures: Manoj gives India hope, Ledecky bags second gold
    India's Manoj Kumar (L) lands a punch on Lithuania's Evaldas Petrauskas during the Men's Light Welter (64kg) match at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Riocentro - Pavilion 6 in Rio de Janeiro. Pic/AFP
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    USA's Katie Ledecky celebrates after she won the Women's 200m Freestyle Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Pic/AFP
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    India's Jitu Rai aims at the target during the Men's 50m Pistol qualifying round at the Summer Olympic 2016 at Rio de Janeiro. Pic/PTI
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    USA's Serena Williams waves as she leaves the court after winning her women's second round singles tennis match against France's Alize Cornet at the Olympic Tennis Centre of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Pic/AFP
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    India's Devi Bombayla Laishram shoots an arrow during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games women's competition at the Sambodromo archery venue in Rio de Janeiro. Pic/AFP
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    Indian (blue) and Australian players in action during the women's field hockey match at Rio Olympic 2016 at Rio de Janeiro. Pic/PTI
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    Chanu Saikhom Mirabai, of India, acknowledges the applause after a successful lift in the women's 48kg weightlifting competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Pic/PTI
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    India's Avtar Singh (white) competes with Refugee Olympic Team's Popole Misenga during their men's -90kg judo contest match of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Pic/AFP
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    United States' Michael Phelps celebrates winning his gold medal in the men's 200-meter butterfly with his fiancee Nicole Johnson during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Pic/PTI
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    The referee lifts the hand of India's Vikas Krishan to announce him the winner over Charles Albert Shone Conwell of USA in the Preliminaries of the Men's Middle (75Kg) during the qualifying round match in Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Pic/APTI
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    France's left back Allison Pineau (L) vies with Argentinian players during the women's preliminaries Group A handball match France vs Argentina for the Rio 2016 Olympics Games at the Future Arena in Rio. Pic/AFP
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    China's Ding Ning celebrates after a point against China's Li Xiaoxia in their women's singles final table tennis match at the Riocentro venue during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Pic/AFP
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    Tunisia's bronze medallist Ines Boubakri cries on the podium during the medal ceremony for the women's individual foil fencing event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Carioca Arena 3 in Rio de Janeiro. Pic/AFP
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    Hungary's gold medallist Aron Szilagyi (C) poses on the podium with USA's silver medal winner Daryl Homer (R) and South Korea's bronze medallist Kim Junghwan during the medal ceremony for the men's individual sabre fencing event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Carioca Arena 3 in Rio de Janeiro. Pic/AFP
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    Britain's Dan Bibby scores the winning try in the men's rugby sevens quarter-final match between Britain and Argentina during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Deodoro Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Pic/AFP
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    Argentina's footballers react at the end of their Rio 2016 Olympic Games first Round Group D men's football match Argentina vs Honduras, at the Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia. Pic/AFP
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    Argentina's Santiago Lange and Argentina's Cecilia Carranza Saroli (L), and Brazil's Isabel Swan and Brazil's Samuel Albrecht compete in the Nacra 17 Mixed sailing class on Marina da Gloria in Rio de Janerio. Pic/AFP
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Indian boxer Manoj Kumar entered the pre-quarterfinals giving India a slight hope of a medal while swimmer Katie Ledecky clinched her second Olympic gold and more.. Here are pictures

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