Day 10 in Tokyo has begun with some stunning and historic wins, with Greece’s Miltiadis Tentoglou taking gold within the males’s lengthy soar in dramatic trend after tying on 8.41m with Cuba’s Juan Miguel Echevarria. Echevarria needed to accept silver primarily based on their different makes an attempt.
Within the ladies’s 100m hurdles, the place Workforce USA had excessive hopes for Kendra Harrison, it was Jasmine Camacho-Quinn who took gold in 12.37 seconds, solely the second Olympic medal in Puerto Rico’s historical past. Harrison took silver.
Indonesia gained their first ever gold within the badminton ladies’s doubles after underdogs Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu beat their Chinese language counterparts in two straight video games. China are additionally represented later within the males’s singles ultimate, the place Chen Lengthy will tackle Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen.
And New Zealand’s Laurel Hubbard is ready to make historical past right now as she competes within the +87 kg ladies’s weightlifting.
There can be massive hopes for extra GB success within the velodrome because the observe biking begins, with Jason and Laura Kenny chasing historical past in Tokyo. Laura Kenny takes half within the ladies’s staff dash and can be aiming to win her fifth gold medal.
Sailors Dylan Fletcher and Stuart Bithell go for gold within the ultimate race of the lads’s 49er class, whereas additional medals could possibly be gained on Tuesday.
Yesterday, Max Whitlock gained gold on the lads’s pommel horse to retain his Olympic title, persevering with a shocking day for Workforce GB in Tokyo which had already produced a shocking BMX freestyle gold for Charlotte Worthington and historical past within the pool for Duncan Scott.
And the brand new quickest man on the earth is Lamont Marcell Jacobs. The Italian athlete gained gold within the Tokyo Olympics 100m ultimate, posting a time of 9.80 seconds. Fred Kerley of United States took silver, 0.04s behind, with Andre De Grasse claiming bronze for Canada, on a dramatic night on the Olympic Stadium which noticed Nice Britain’s Zharnel Hughes disqualified for a false begin.
Nice Britain’s Zharnel Hughes blames cramp for disqualification from 100m ultimate after false begin
However the first British male to succeed in the ultimate of the blue-riband occasion since Sydney 2000 was denied a shot at glory when he rose too early from his beginning block, having made the identical mistake finally month’s nationwide trials.
His error at Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium was instantly obvious, however he insisted the onset of cramp in his decrease left leg as he was bent down milliseconds earlier than the beginning gun led to an inadvertent motion.
Jack Rathborn2 August 2021 07:22
Tokyo Olympics: Underdogs Indonesia win gold in ladies’s doubles badminton
Indonesia’s Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu have crushed China’s Chen Qing Chen and Jia Yi Fan within the ladies’s doubles badminton ultimate, which means its an sudden gold for Indonesia. The underdogs beat their Chinese language counterparts in two straight video games, 21-19, 21-15.
Earlier right now, Korea’s Soyeoung Kim and Heeyong Kong took the third spot after profitable the bronze medal match towards their compatriots Sohee Lee and Seungchan Shin.
Namita Singh2 August 2021 07:09
Belarusian Olympic athlete ‘secure and safe’ in Tokyo
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, a Belarusian athlete is “secure and safe” in Tokyo after she refused to board a flight, saying officers from her nation had tried to take her to the airport towards her will.
The Belarusian Olympic Committee stated in an announcement coaches had determined to withdraw Tsimanouskaya from the Video games on docs’ recommendation about her “emotional, psychological state”.
Extra in regards to the controversy on this report:
Namita Singh2 August 2021 06:53
Tokyo Olympics: Adam Peaty slams detractors for criticising his choice to take a break from pool
British swimmer Adam Peaty has expressed his dismay over the response to his announcement of spending a month away from the pool to be able to prioritise his psychological well being.
“Studying a number of the feedback in response to for this reason we have now such a stigma round psychological wellbeing in sport,” he wrote.
Learn the complete story beneath:
Namita Singh2 August 2021 06:17
Tokyo Olympics: Laura Muir ‘saving the perfect for finals’
Workforce GB’s European champion Laura Muir, who safely progressed from her warmth to the 1,500m semi-finals together with teammate Katie Snowden, says she is saving her finest for the finals.
Muir clocked 4 minutes 3.89 seconds as she trailed behind Canada’s Gabriela Debues-Stafford.
“You don’t need to have any disrespect to any of the women out right here, however I need to save as a lot as I can for the ultimate,” she stated forward of Wednesday’s semis.
Earlier within the day, the Netherlands’ lengthy distance runner Sifan Hassan fell firstly of the ultimate lap in her warmth but nonetheless managed to win over 1,500m, maintaining her hopes of profitable three golds alive.
Namita Singh2 August 2021 06:16
Tokyo Olympics: Kim and Kong win all-Korea bout for ladies’s badminton bronze
Korea’s Soyeoung Kim and Heeyong Kong have crushed their compatriots Sohee Lee and Seungchan Shin 2-0 within the badminton ladies’s doubles to safe the bronze medal.
Indonesia’s Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu will now compete towards China’s Chen Qing Chen and Jia Yi Fan for gold.
Namita Singh2 August 2021 06:02
Tokyo Olympics: India qualifies for ladies’s hockey semi-finals
India have crushed Australia 1-0 within the ladies’s hockey quarter-finals to qualify for the semis for the primary time in historical past. They are going to face Argentina in what’s shaping up as a profitable yr for Indian hockey’s dream of a podium end.
On Sunday, India’s males’s hockey staff beat Nice Britain 3-1 to qualify for the semi-finals for the primary time in 49 years.
Namita Singh2 August 2021 05:46
Tokyo Olympics: Netherlands star’s quest for an Olympic treble
The Netherlands’ lengthy distance runner Sifan Hassan will compete in every of the 1,500m, 5,000m and 10,000m occasions – although her dream of an Olympic treble was virtually lower quick within the heats this morning. Earlier Hassan was working effectively in her 1,500m warmth when she stumbled and fell. However the athlete scooped herself again as much as not solely end the race however win it, maintaining these hopes alive
Namita Singh2 August 2021 05:41
Tokyo Olympics: Camacho-Quinn wins gold in 100m hurdles
Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quinn powered forward of Workforce USA’s Keni Harrison within the 100m hurdles right now as she netted the primary medal for her nation in Tokyo 2020.
“It’s been a rollercoaster since I’ve grew to become an expert,” she stated within the post-race chat. “So simply to have the ability to come right here and win a gold medal, I’m so glad.”
Learn extra about her historic win on this report by Vithushan Ehantharajah:
Namita Singh2 August 2021 05:05
Day 9 recap: Workforce GB’s Max Whitlock retains his Olympics title
Max Whitlock gained his third Olympic gold on Sunday, turning into the primary individual in 30 years to efficiently defend an Olympic pommel horse crown. He triumphed within the eight-man ultimate with a rating of 15.583.
Right here’s extra in regards to the 28-year-old’s victory from Vithushan Ehantharajah in Tokyo:
Namita Singh2 August 2021 05:02