Estonians in Rio, Day 3: Archer makes Olympic debut, sailors kick off weeklong competitions

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    Archer Laura Nurmsalu placed 33rd overall in her Olympic debut in Rio. (ERR)

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    Windsurfer Ingrid Puusta is currently in 14th place following the first day of competition in her event. (Robert Hajduk)

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    Laser-class sailor Karl-Martin Rammo. (World Sailing)

8/9/2016 8:37 AM
Category: News

Estonian archer Laura Nurmsalu placed 33rd overall after being defeated in her second round, while windsurfer Ingrid Puusta is currently ranked 14th and sailor Karl-Martin Rammo 22nd after their respective first days of competition.

Nurmsalu, who made her Olympic debut in archery at the 2016 Rio Games, placed 33rd overall after losing 66-78 to Ukrainian Veronika Marchenko, who earned 625 and 630 points, respectively, in the preliminaries.

Puusta, who is competing in the RS:X class of windsurfing, is currently ranked 14th after her first day of a competition which will last through Aug. 15.

Rammo, who is sailing in the Laser class, is currently ranked 22nd overall following day one of a competition lasting through Aug. 16.

Five Estonians competing on Tuesday

Fencer Nikolai Novosjolov will be facing South Korean Kyoung-Doo Park in the men's individual épée.

Swimmer Martin Allikvee will make his Olympic debut competing in the 200-meter breaststroke at 7:50 p.m.

The number of Estonian sailors in competition will increase to three on Tuesday as Deniss Karpak competes in the Finn class while Puusta and Rammo's respective competitions continue.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 9*

*Note: All times listed in Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) +0300 UTC.

time ETV time ETV2
00:50  Basketball: Venezuela-USA    
03:55  Swimming    
08:30  Rio 2016: Competition Day Overview    
08:45  Olympics Day 3 in Rio (repeat)    
15:00  Rio 2016: Competition Day Preview 18:50  Sailing: Finn class
15:20  Volleyball: Russia-Argentina 20:05  Basketball: Spain-Brazil
18:55  Fencing: Men's épée preliminaries; Swimming; Sailing: Windsurfing 22:00  Fencing: Men's épée finals
22:35  Olympics Day 4 in Rio; Fencing: men's finals 22:50  Sailing; Archery
Editor: Aili Sarapik

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