As it happens: 2016 Rio Olympics Day 2, Aug 7

As it happens: 2016 Rio Olympics Day 2, Aug 7

Channel NewsAsia brings you live updates of the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

RIO DE JANEIRO: The second full day of competition at the 2016 Olympics sees 14 gold medals up for grabs. Highlights include swimming legend Michael Phelps spearheading the American charge in the 4x100m freestyle relay; Chinese diver Wu Minxia chasing her seventh Games medal; and football star Neymar leading host nation Brazil out against Iraq as they bid to bounce back from a disappointing 0-0 opener against South Africa.

The Singaporeans in action are shooter Teo Shun Xie in the women's 10m air pistol; swimmer Quah Zheng Wen in the 100m backstroke heats; as well as paddlers Gao Ning and Yu Mengyu in the early rounds of the table tennis singles tournament.

We bring you live updates as the day unfolds.


Source: CNA/jo

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