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Rio Olympics 2016 Live updates, Day 1: Explosion near finish line of Cycling road race

Live updates from Day 1 of the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Updated: 07 August 2016 00:09 IST - Published: 06 August 2016 16:18 IST
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Rai is eliminated! What a disappointment

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Jitu Rai under big pressure her! Can he hang on?

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Jitu Rai is off to a poor start in the final, languishing in 8th place!

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9.7 for Rai!

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At the end of the first three shots, Rai is in the last position

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The early shots for jitu will be vital!

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We are about get underway in the 10m Air Pistol final!

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Finishes 6th with a score of 580

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JITU RAI INTO THE FINAL OF THE 10M AIR PISTOL FINAL!!!

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Elsewhere, military teams are investigating reports of a suspected bullet shot through the roof of the Rio equestrian venue. The New Zealand team were inside at the time the bullet came through. 

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Rai is 8th

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Rai up to 9th!

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Gurpreet is 20th!

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Up to 11th!

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Rai is 14th at the moment!

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More on the explosion: The cycling race has been allowed to continue and has not been rerouted. Police have confirmed that a controlled explosion had taken place on a suspicious package. Reports claim there was a loud 'BOOM' and reporters felt the ground shake. 

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Rai falls to 15th place! Is there a last hurrah?

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At the end of the 5th series, Rai is in 12th place

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Rai falls down again! He is 13th now! Boy this qualification round has fluctuated

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Gurpreet in 18th place!

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Suddenly there is a ray of hope! Rai is in 9th place!

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Jitu could still make a comeback! He is in ninth place at the moment and a few good scores could take him into the top eight!

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BREAKING: Explosion heard near the finish line of the men's cycling road race. 

A controlled explosion of an unattended bag was carried out at the finish of the Men's Road Race. There are no reports of any injuries or casualties. According to Reuters, there is a bomb squad at the site. 

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Rai up to 10th place now! Score: 453

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Rai has climbed to 13th place