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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

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Rai climbs to 14th! Is there a last splash left

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He has climbed to 16th place.. Score:443

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His score in the 5th series stands at 47

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OH MY GOD!!! Is that last nail in the coffin? Rai has fallen to 20th

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UPDATE: the controlled explosion was carried out on an unattended bag. No reports of casualties or injuries



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Meanwhile Gurpreet Singh is 21st!

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Rai finishes the 4th series with a score of 96! Is in 12th place now

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He is up to 12th!

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Rai has dropped down to 13th.. Can he make one final push to enter the final? His score is 367

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His scores read 96, 96, 98 and 77

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Rai stands in 10th place.. Can he move up in the top 8?

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Rai is 10th and looking good.His score is 357 at the moment.

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At the end of Series 3, Rai is in 8th place with a score of 290

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Up to 8th place!

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Rai in 9th place with a score of 290

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Rai in 10th place now!!

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Rai climbing slowly here. Up to 12th!

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Climbs a spot to 13th!

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Jitu Rai needs a quick spree of points here.. He is 14th at the moment

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The Indian is climbing the charts and fast at that! In 11th position

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He is up to 14th! Score: 241

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Jitu Rai is 19th now with a score of 231. His third series is on

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 Jitu Rai has begun his third round and sits currently on the 19th position. His total score is 221. This is getting rather tense!

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Jitu Rai is turning on the burners and has climbed into 8th spot. He is yet to finish his second round and has a score of 174 right now.

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Jitu Rai rises to 13th position while Gurpreet Singh is at 36th.