TEAM GB continued their medal quest on an exhilarating Day 10 of the Tokyo Olympics.
Tom McEwen & Co secured GOLD in equestrian staff eventing – the primary time Nice Britain had received the occasion in 49 years!
McEwen additionally added a silver within the particular person occasion after a shocking morning.
Emily Campbell produced an historic silver within the ladies’s +87kg weightlifting last, changing into the primary British feminine weightlifter to win an Olympic medal.
Whereas lastly right this moment we additionally received monitoring biking underway on the Izu Velodrome, with the ladies’s staff pursuit second in qualifying.
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Greece’s Miltos Tentoglou received the gold medal within the males’s lengthy leap last.
Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quinn clinched first place within the ladies’s 100m hurdles.
Valarie Allman received the USA’s first observe and area gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics within the ladies’s discus.
The Netherlands’ Sifan Hassan prevailed within the ladies’s 5,000m for the primary a part of a possible treble gold in Tokyo.
And Soufiane El Bakkali received Morocco’s first gold medal since Athens 2004 within the males’s 3,000m steeplechase
A joint-gold medal was awarded to each Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy and Mutaz Barshim of Qatar after the pair agreed to share it following a tie.
Each excessive jumpers missed thrice to leap over 2.39 meters.
That was after they each determined to share the highest honour.
Tamberi stated: “Sharing with a pal is much more stunning. It was simply magical”
Group GB’s Tom McEwen takes dwelling the silver from the equestrian occasion.
That’s his second medal in Tokyo
Right here is how Emily Campbell received the silver medal.
Campbell additionally made historical past by changing into the primary British athlete to win an honour within the ladies’s weightlifting class:
Group GB received their first staff gold medal after 49 years forward of Australia.
Laura Collett, Tom McEwen and Oliver Townend secured Nice Britain’s eleventh gold within the Tokyo Olympics.
The three riders made their Olympic debut however delivered high-class shows.
McEwen additionally received the silver medal within the eventing particular person competitors
Group USA’s gymnast Simone Biles will compete on Tuesday’s ladies’s stability beam last.
USA Gymnastics introduced: “We’re so excited to substantiate that you will notice two U.S. athletes within the stability beam last tomorrow – Suni Lee AND Simone Biles!”
Biles had certified for all 4 of the equipment finals, scheduled for 1-3 August however finally withdrew from all however stability beam to concentrate on her psychological well being.
The 24-year-old detailed her struggles in coaching with the “twisties,” a gymnastics time period for when a gymnast’s physique and thoughts seemingly cease working collectively, throughout an Instagram story.
Biles stated: “My thoughts and physique are merely not in sync. For anybody saying I give up. I did not give up.
“They don’t seem to be enjoyable to take care of. It is actually petrifying attempting to do a talent… not having your thoughts and physique in sync”
Group GB weightlifter and Olympic silver medallist Emily Campbell is “thrilled” following her triumph.
Campbell informed the BBC: “You need to carry out your greatest however to place it out on this stage, I’m thrilled.
“I stated to the coaches ‘what’s simply occurred?’ That clear wasn’t an ideal clear, I needed to struggle to get below it. As soon as I get cleaned I do know I’m going to jerk it. I’m misplaced for phrases proper now.
“Thanks for believing in me. You may obtain something you need to obtain. I picked up a barbell 5 years in the past for the primary time and now I’m an Olympic silver medallist”
WOMEN’S FIELD HOCKEY
Group GB are by means of to the semi-finals after beating Spain in an thrilling penalty shoot-out.
The 2 groups drew 2-2 and Britain received on penalties due to some wonderful goalkeeping by Maddie Hinch.
The Brits received 2-0 and at the moment are set to face the Netherlands in a repeat of the Rio last on Wednesday
China’s Li Wenwen wins the gold medal, simply as anticipated.
Wenwen additionally units a brand new Olympic report with a complete of 283kg.
Group GB’s Emily Campbell wins silver whereas the bronze goes to Sarah Robles of the US, who’s coached by four-time Olympic medallist Pyrros Dimas
Group GB star Emily Campbell has simply assured herself a medal within the +87kg weightlifting.
Subsequently, Campbell will turn into the primary British feminine to win an Olympic weightlifting medal
Group GB are on the hunt for some extra medals within the Tokyo Olympics.
Oliver Townend is second within the particular person standings, with Tom McEwen third and Laura Collett following in fifth going into the ultimate showjumping spherical
The 2020 Olympics are over for Laurel Hubbard.
Hubbard fails to register a profitable raise within the snatch after one try at 120kg and two at 125kg.
The New Zealand star cups her arms right into a coronary heart form, says ‘thanks’ down the digital camera and will get an applause on her means off stage.
China’s Li Wenwen leads the way in which and is absolutely the favorite to win gold
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Hubbard is again on stage for her third try at 125kg.
The New Zealand star, although, fails once more…
Hubbard is left smiling on stage and thanking these in attendance, who’ve been backing the athlete’s efforts
Group GB’s Emily Jade Campbell strikes to first place after lifting 122kg within the ladies’s weightlifting class.
Campbell succeeded on her third effort
Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is ready to make historical past on the Olympic Video games by competing as an brazenly transgender athlete right this moment.
Hubbard is able to get on stage and begin on the ladies’s 120kg class….
And the New Zealand star fails to raise the load on her first effort!
Here is what Group GB Equestrian hero has to say alongside Laura Collett and Tom McEwen because the trio received eventing gold for Group GB, with the person occasion nonetheless to come back:
“We have one other spherical to leap.
“So [we’ll] concentrate on that however there will be a giant celebration and I do not assume it is going to be with a cup of tea and a biscuit.”
Jessica Gadirova (left) and Jennifer Gadirova’s Olympics are over they usually go dwelling as Olympic bronze medallists within the all-around Inventive Gymnastics staff occasion.
It wasn’t to be for them within the particular person occasions however sixth and seventh positioned finishes respectively symbolize an excellent ending to their Tokyo 2020 marketing campaign.
Do not forget they’re simply 16-year-old and when the Paris 2024 Video games come round in three years time the twins will nonetheless solely be youngsters!
LAST 200M SEMI-FINAL
The Ivory Coast’s Marie-Josee Ta Lou wins the third semi-final with a time of twenty-two.12 seconds.
Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas is dwelling second, with Mujinga Kambundji of Switzerland ending third.
Her time of twenty-two.26 seconds is sufficient to see her by means of to the ultimate as a quickest loser.
EASY STUFF ELAINE
Jamaica’s 100m gold medallist Elaine Thompson-Herah breezes to a primary positioned end in her 200m semi-final.
She qualifies for the ultimate forward of Namibia’s Christine Mboma.
Gabrielle Thomas of the USA is dwelling in third however that needs to be ok to qualify as a quickest loser.
Beth Dobbin is dwelling in fifth however that will not be sufficient to qualify for the ultimate after clocking a time of twenty-two.85.
It is a good run, however sadly not sufficient for Dobbin.
HERE COMES BETH
Now it is time for Beth Dobbin’s 200m semi-final.
Can she make the ultimate?
It could be an excellent achievement if she did.
100m gold medalist Elain Thompson-Herah additionally options on this race.
BACK TO THE TRACK
Jamaica’s Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Namibia’s Beatrice Masilingi are safely by means of of their 200m Girls’s semi-final.
Fraser-Pryce is concentrating on one other medal after taking silver within the 100m last two days in the past.
LONG TIME COMING
That gold medal within the Equestrian staff eventing competitors is their first win in that individual occasion for 49 years!
Oliver Townend, Laura Collett and Tom McEwen are all Olympic Champions of their first look at a Video games.
Oliver Townend secures gold for Group GB within the eventing aboard Ballaghmor Class.
It is a clear victory, with Group GB selecting up 14 much less penalty factors than second positioned Australia.
And Germany rounded off the medal positions with a 3rd place end.
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