top of page
  • Writer's pictureBS+

Tokyo Olympics 2020: What happened 6th day: What you need to know

Fintan McCarthy and Paul O'Donovan have won Ireland's first Olympic gold since 2012 after a thrilling lightweight double sculls victory. The duo beat Germany's Jonathan Rommelmann and Jason Osborne by just 0.86 seconds. Italy came third to bronze.

American Caeleb Dressel has won the men's 100-meter freestyle final with a time of 47.02 seconds, an Olympic record. Australia's Kyle Chalmers earned the silver with a time of 47.08 while Russian Kliment Kolesnikov won bronze in 47.44.

Jess Fox of Australia has finally ended her nine-year hunt for an Olympic gold medal, in the women's canoe slalom final after beating Great Britain's Mallory Franklin and Andrea Herzog of Germany, who claimed silver and bronze respectively.

Shori Hamada won Japan's seventh gold medal in Judo beating former world champion Madeleine Malonga by ippon just 1:08 into the women's 78-kg final. Germany's Anna-Maria Wagner claimed silver and Brazil's Mayra Aguiar won bronze.

Sunisa Lee of the United States won gold in the women's gymnastics all-around. Brazil's Rebeca Andrade earned silver and Russian Angelina Melnikova claimed bronze.

Australia's Zac Stublety-Cook claimed the gold medal in the men's 200m breaststroke on Thursday in a new Olympic record time of 2min06.38sec. while Dutch Arno Kamminga came in second and Finland's Mattson third.

Three members of the Australian athletics team remain in isolation at the Tokyo Olympics after close contact with American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks, who has tested positive for Covid-19.

China has topped the list with 15 gold medals, 7 silver and 9 bronze followed by Japan with 15 gold medals 4 silver and 9 bronze whereas the United States is third with 14 gold, 14 silver and 10 bronze.

68 views0 comments
bottom of page