Rio 2016 pictures: Sakshi creates history, Neymar & Co inch closer to gold

Updated: Aug 19, 2016, 14:35 IST
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    India's Sakshi Malik reacts after winning bronze against Kyrgyzstan's Aisuluu Tynybekova in the women's wrestling freestyle 58-kg competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Pics/AFP
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    Brazil's players celebrates after defeating Honduras during their Rio 2016 Olympic Games men's football semifinal match at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Canada's Andre De Grasse and Jamaica's Usain Bolt compete in the Men's 200m Semifinal during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    New Zealand's Nikki Hamblin (R) helps USA's Abbey D'agostino after she was injured in the Women's 5000m Round 1 during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    India's Tintu Lukka, right, and Switzerland's Selina Buchel compete in a women's 800-meter heat during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Kenya's Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon (gold medal) poses during the podium ceremony for the women's 1500m of the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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    Silver medallist Italy's Rachele Bruni kisses her medal during the podium ceremony of the Women's 10km marathon swimming as part of the Open Water event
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    South Korea's Kim Sohui poses with her gold medal on the podium after the women's taekwondo event in the 49kg category
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    Gold medallist USA's Brianna Rollins celebrates winning the gold medal in the Women's 100m Hurdles Final during the athletics event
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    Jamaica's Elaine Thompson (C) crosses the finish line ahead of silver medallist Netherlands' Dafne Schippers (R) and bronze medallist USA's Tori Bowie (L) to win the Women's 200m Final during the athletics event
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    China's Zhao Shuai (R) competes against Mexico's Carlos Ruben Navarro Valdez during their men's taekwondo semi-final bout in the 58kg category
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Sakshi Malik scripts history by becoming the first woman wrestler from India to bag an Olympic medal while Neymar and the Brazil football team beat Honduras to enter the final. Here are pictures

 

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