Records tumble, new stars emerge: Top moments from Day 3 at Rio 2016

Updated On Aug 09, 2016 11:24 AM IST
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Day three of the Rio 2016 Olympics featured more records, grudge matches. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Aug 09, 2016 11:24 AM IST

Day three of the Rio 2016 Olympics featured more records, grudge matches.

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Netherlands' left back Estavana Polman jumps to shoot during the women's preliminaries Group B handball match Argentina vs Netherlands. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Netherlands' left back Estavana Polman jumps to shoot during the women's preliminaries Group B handball match Argentina vs Netherlands. (AFP Photo)

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Abhinav Bindra of India competes during men's 10 meter air rifle qualification at Olympic Shooting Center. (AP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Abhinav Bindra of India competes during men's 10 meter air rifle qualification at Olympic Shooting Center. (AP Photo)

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A toy kangaroo stands next to Australian players as they sing their national anthem. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A toy kangaroo stands next to Australian players as they sing their national anthem. (REUTERS)

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China's Lin Yue and China's Chen Aisen compete in the Men's Synchronised 10m Platform contest during the diving event. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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China's Lin Yue and China's Chen Aisen compete in the Men's Synchronised 10m Platform contest during the diving event. (AFP Photo)

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US gymnast Samuel Mikulak competes in the pommel horse event of the men's team final of the Artistic Gymnastics. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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US gymnast Samuel Mikulak competes in the pommel horse event of the men's team final of the Artistic Gymnastics. (AFP Photo)

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Katinka Hosszu (HUN) of Hungary celebrates after winning. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Katinka Hosszu (HUN) of Hungary celebrates after winning. (REUTERS)

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Germany's Mats Grambusch, center, fight for the ball against India's Rupinder Pal Singh, right, during a men's field hockey match. (AP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Germany's Mats Grambusch, center, fight for the ball against India's Rupinder Pal Singh, right, during a men's field hockey match. (AP Photo)

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India's goalkeeper Sreejesh Parattu sits in the net after the men's field hockey Germany vs India. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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India's goalkeeper Sreejesh Parattu sits in the net after the men's field hockey Germany vs India. (AFP Photo)

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Colombia's Oscar Albeiro Figueroa Mosquera reacts after he won the Men's 62kg weightlifting competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Colombia's Oscar Albeiro Figueroa Mosquera reacts after he won the Men's 62kg weightlifting competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (AFP Photo)

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Brazil's Rafaela Silva celebrates after defeating Mongolia's Sumiya Dorjsuren during their women's -57kg judo contest gold medal match. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Brazil's Rafaela Silva celebrates after defeating Mongolia's Sumiya Dorjsuren during their women's -57kg judo contest gold medal match. (AFP Photo)

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Portugal's Telma Monteiro (white) competes with Romania's Corina Caprioriu during their women's -57kg judo contest bronze medal match. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Portugal's Telma Monteiro (white) competes with Romania's Corina Caprioriu during their women's -57kg judo contest bronze medal match. (AFP Photo)

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Australia's Ellia Green lifts up a teammate as they celebrate victory in the women’s rugby sevens gold medal match between New Zealand and Australia. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Australia's Ellia Green lifts up a teammate as they celebrate victory in the women’s rugby sevens gold medal match between New Zealand and Australia. (AFP Photo)

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Rowers warm up at the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas ahead of their race. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Rowers warm up at the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas ahead of their race. (AFP Photo)

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Mathlynn Sasser of Marshall Islands celebrates. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Mathlynn Sasser of Marshall Islands celebrates. (REUTERS)

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Britain's Gemma Tattersall on Quicklook V competes during the Eventing's Individual Cross Country of the Equestrian. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Britain's Gemma Tattersall on Quicklook V competes during the Eventing's Individual Cross Country of the Equestrian. (AFP Photo)

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Marton Vamos of Hungary holds the ball during a water polo match. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Marton Vamos of Hungary holds the ball during a water polo match. (REUTERS)

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China's Xu Jiayu (L) and USA's Ryan Murphy compete in the Men's 100m Backstroke Semifinal . (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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China's Xu Jiayu (L) and USA's Ryan Murphy compete in the Men's 100m Backstroke Semifinal . (AFP Photo)

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An overview shows Austria's Jia Liu playing against Singapore's Chen Feng (R) during their women's singles qualification table tennis match. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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An overview shows Austria's Jia Liu playing against Singapore's Chen Feng (R) during their women's singles qualification table tennis match. (AFP Photo)

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Usain Bolt dances samba at a press conference. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Usain Bolt dances samba at a press conference. (REUTERS)

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Brazil's Anderson Oliveira and Brazil's Charles Correa (front) compete in the Men's C2 canoe slalom competition. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Brazil's Anderson Oliveira and Brazil's Charles Correa (front) compete in the Men's C2 canoe slalom competition. (AFP)

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Niccolo Campriani of Italy poses with his gold medal after winning the Men’s 10m Air Rifle event. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Niccolo Campriani of Italy poses with his gold medal after winning the Men’s 10m Air Rifle event. (REUTERS)

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Men competitors are seen during the winsurfing event. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Men competitors are seen during the winsurfing event. (REUTERS)

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Michael Phelps (USA) of USA reacts after finishing second in the 200m breaststroke semifinal. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Michael Phelps (USA) of USA reacts after finishing second in the 200m breaststroke semifinal. (REUTERS)

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Serena Williams of USA in action against Alize Cornet (FRA) of France in the second round women’s singles match. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Serena Williams of USA in action against Alize Cornet (FRA) of France in the second round women’s singles match. (REUTERS)

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Japan's Yoshiaki Oiwa on The Duke of Cavan competes in the Eventing's Individual Cross Country. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Japan's Yoshiaki Oiwa on The Duke of Cavan competes in the Eventing's Individual Cross Country. (AFP Photo)

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Yosuke Nakayama, of Japan, falls during the men's 62kg weightlifting competition. (AP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Yosuke Nakayama, of Japan, falls during the men's 62kg weightlifting competition. (AP Photo)

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Women compete in the individual saber qualifying rounds. (AFP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Women compete in the individual saber qualifying rounds. (AFP Photo)

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China's Song Qingling (R) vies with Spain's Berta Bonastre during the womens's field hockey Spain vs China. (AFP photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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China's Song Qingling (R) vies with Spain's Berta Bonastre during the womens's field hockey Spain vs China. (AFP photo)

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India's Shivani Shivani competes in a women's 200-metres freestyle heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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India's Shivani Shivani competes in a women's 200-metres freestyle heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo)

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Renowned sand artist Suarsan Pattnaik has created a sand sculpture on Dipa Karmakar for entering into the final round in artistic gymnastic. (Arabinda Mahapatra/HT photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Renowned sand artist Suarsan Pattnaik has created a sand sculpture on Dipa Karmakar for entering into the final round in artistic gymnastic. (Arabinda Mahapatra/HT photo)

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