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Result: Liam Pitchford eliminated in Rio

Table tennis star Liam Pitchford is eliminated from the Olympics at the round-of-16 stage.

Team GB table tennis star Liam Pitchford has been eliminated from the Olympics at the round-of-16 stage.

The 23-year-old had received a bye to the last 32 and was comfortably through to the next round when he competed earlier on Sunday, defeating Uzbekistan's Zokhid Kenjaev 4-1.

That set up a meeting with South Korea's Jung Young-sik and Pitchford got off to the best possible start as he took the first game 11-6.

Jung immediately hit back though, restoring parity with an 11-8 victory, before getting his nose in front with a 13-11 win in a hard-fought third game, which included a 22-stroke rally.

Thereafter all the momentum was with Jung, who wrapped up successive 11-5 victories to advance to the last eight.

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Sam Walker and Karina Le Fevre of England compete against Ghosh Soumyajit and Ghatak Poulomi of India during the mixed doubles table tennis at Scotstoun Sports Campus during day seven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 30, 2014
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ChinaChina51410
JapanJapan5106
United StatesUnited States42410
Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea2035
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19  Great BritainGreat Britain0112
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Sunday's key events


SURFING
· Wave conditions permitting, surfing will make its Olympic debut (11pm-8.20am)

SKATEBOARDING
· Another debutant sport at this Olympics, most eyes will be on American Nyjah Huston in the men's street contest as he looks to add Olympic gold to his four world titles and 12 X-Games golds. (12.30am-5am)

TAEKWONDO
· History beckons for Jade Jones as she looks to become a three-time Olympic champion - something never done before in the sport prior to these Games (2am-1.45pm)
· Team GB's Bradly Sinden - world champion two years ago - is also going for gold in the men's -68kg category (2am-1.45pm)

GYMNASTICS
· Already-legendary gymnast Simone Biles makes her first appearance of the Games in the women's qualifying event (2am-2pm)

SWIMMING
· The first swimming medals of the Games will be dished out, with home favourite Daiya Seto going for gold in the men's 400m individual medley (2.30am-4.20am)

CYCLING
· Lizzie Deignan is among the Team GB team looking for success in the women's road race (5am-9.30am)

TENNIS
· Reigning two-time Olympic champion Andy Murray starts his title defence against Canadian hotshot Felix Auger-Aliassime (7am approx.)

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