The latest information on the Tokyo Olympics, which is being held under strict restrictions one year behind due to the coronavirus pandemic:
Yui Ohashi won Japan’s first swimming gold medal at the Tokyo Aquatics Center.
With the dazzling legs of the breaststroke, Ohashi won the women’s 400-meter individual medley and first touched it in 4 minutes 32.08 seconds.
Her performance offset the disappointment of the gold medal favorite Daiya Seto on the eve of her failure to advance to the finals of the Men’s 400 Individual Medley.
The United States continued to accumulate medals, with Emma Weyant winning the silver medal and Hali Flickinger winning the bronze medal. Americans won five of the nine medals in the first three swimming finals. This includes Chase Kalisz’s gold medal in the 400 Men’s Medley.
Details of the Tokyo game:
— Katie Ledecky debuts in the Tokyo game in the 400-meter freestyle
— Simone Biles debuts in Team USA
— Surfing and skateboarding, two of the four new Olympic sports, begin
— Iranian refugee asylum seekers Face the Iranians In taekwondo
Tunisian swimmer Ahmed Hafnaui won a surprise victory in the men’s 400-meter freestyle at the Tokyo Olympics.
Australia’s Jack McLoughlin won the silver medal after leading most of the race, and Keylance Smith won another Olympic medal for the Americans.
This is the third swimming medal for the United States after Chase Kalisz won the first American medal at the Tokyo Olympics and the gold medal on Sunday in the men’s 400-meter individual medley.
Jay Litherland won silver in the same race and rallyed in a freestyle leg to win silver.
Chase Kalisz won the first American medal at the Tokyo Olympics and won the gold medal on Sunday in the men’s 400-meter individual medley.
Jay Litherland achieved a 1-2 finish for the US powerhouse team to win a silver medal on the freestyle leg. Brendon Smith of Australia claimed bronze.
Former training partner Kalisz, the protagonist of the Olympic great Michael Phelps, first touched at 4 minutes 9.42 seconds.
The next Litherland was 4: 10.28, just before Smith (4: 10.38).
Americans April Ross and Alix Klineman hit China in the opening game of the Olympic beach volleyball.
Ross has made his third appearance in the Summer Olympics with a third different partner. She has already won silver and bronze medals. Kleinman is making his Olympic debut. They are one of Tokyo’s gold medal favorites.
The Americans won the first set 21-17, then Xue Chen and Wang Xinxin 21-19.
Ross and Kleinman will face Spain on Tuesday.
Jake Give and Triboon’s American men’s team will play their first match on Sunday night. Bourne became a late agent after Gibb’s first partner, the Tailor Club, tested positive for COVID-19 when he arrived in Japan. They will face Italy.
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