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Rio Olympics 2016, India athletics: Ankit Sharma in Men's Long Jump Qualifiers and Muhammed Anas in Men's 400m Round 1, live updates online

Ankit Sharma will be participating in Men's Qualifying Group B while Muhammad Anas will be a part of Round 1 Heat 7 in Men's 400m.
Updated: 13 August 2016 06:59 IST - Published: 13 August 2016 05:27 IST
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It is over and Ankit Sharma has failed to qualify for the Long Jump finals.

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Ankit Sharma is 24th overall. 

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Long Jump - It is highly unlikely that Ankit Sharma is going to qualify and just the official confirmation remains. 

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LONG JUMP - Ankit Sharma hits a distance of 7.67m in his third attempt and that takes him to 12th place in his group. 

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Ankit Sharma has one attempt remaining and he needs to make the best of it. 

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Long Jump update - Only two have qualified by virtue of them jumping more than 8.15 metres. Jeff Henderson (USA) and Jianan Wang (China)

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This is really disappointing from the Indian long jumper and now it seems unlikely that he is going to qualify. 

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Long Jump update - Bad news for India as Ankit Sharma has fouled out in his second attempt as well. 

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Anas is 31st in overall and it is the end of 2016 Rio Olympics for the man from Kerala. 

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Muhammad Anas has finished 7th his Heat with a time of 45.95 but has not been able to qualify. He is out of Rio 2016. 

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Men's 400m Heat 7 results: Khamis Khamis Ali (45.12), Steven Gardiner (45.24) and  Liemarvin Bonevacia (45.49) have all qualified for the semi-finals

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Long Jump update: Ankit Sharma has fouled out in his first attempt. 

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Men's 400m Heat 6 results: Kirani James (44.93), Rusheen McDonald (45.22) and Matthew Hudson-Smith (45.26) have all qualified for the semi-finals

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Long Jump Group B update - Jianan Wang of China has qualified with a distance of 8.24 meters. 

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Men's 400m  Heat 5 results - Lashawn Merritt (45.28), Abdalelah Haroun (45.76) and Isaac Makwala (45.91) have all qualified for Semi-finals. 

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LONG JUMP update - Jeff Henderson (USA) from Group A has qualified by landing an 8.20. 

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Long Jump: Ankit Sharma should be up anytime soon and he needs to hit a distance of 8.15 to qualify directly or better 7.85 (at the moment), which is the highest in Group B

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Men's 400m Round 1 HEAT 4 results - Lalonde Gordon (45.24), Luka Janezic (45.33) and Baboloki Thebe (45.41) have all qualified for semi-finals. 

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Group B in Long Jump: 

Damar Forbes - 7.85
Ming Tai CHAN - 7.79
Higor Alves - 7.59
Kanstantsin Barycheuski - 7.39  

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Long Jump Group A qualifying till now: 

Henry Frayne - 7.96 in Attempt 1
Tyrone Smith - 7.78 in Attempt 1 (+0.4 wind)

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The qualifying round of Long Jump is underway Group A athletes are in action. 

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HEAT 3 results - Wayde VAN NIEKERK (45.26), Luguelin Santos (45.61) and Javon Francis (45.88) have all qualified for the semi-finals. 

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HEAT 2 results -  Bralon Taplin (45.15), Nery Brenes (45.53) and Karabo Sibanda (45.56) - all three have qualified. 

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The official rule for qualifying to semi-finals in Men's 400m  - "Top 3 from each heat (Q) and the next 3 fastest (q) advance," which makes it a total of 24.