Vladimir Samsonov advances to semifinals of table tennis tournament.<br>Belarusian athletes have scored two resounding victories at the Olympic Games inRio de Janeiro. The women"s basketball team defeated the Brazilians with a score of 65-63. The Belarusians will hold their next match on Thursday against the Turkish team. The game will be crucial in competing for a place in the Group A top 4 and reaching the 1/4 finals.<br>Belarusian table tennis player Vladimir Samsonov has for the first time reached the semifinals by defeating Dmitry Ovcharov ofGermanywith a score of 4-2.<br>Today will see Belarusian athletes competing in many sports. First of all, this will be separate start road cycling to feature Elena Omelyusik and Vasily Kiriyenko. Also today, the fight for medals will be joined by Alexander Buikevich in fencing and Dmitry Asanov in boxing.