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A chance for a French medal in canoeing and shooting, the Olympic title for a 13-year-old Japanese woman, judo does not falter ... What to remember from the night at the Tokyo Olympics


After the coronation of Romain Cannone on Sunday, Manon Brunet dreams of a medal in fencing, Sarah Leonie Cysique is expected in the semifinals of judo and the ...

After the coronation of Romain Cannone on Sunday, Manon Brunet dreams of a medal in fencing, Sarah Leonie Cysique is expected in the semifinals of judo and the 13-year-old sensation in skateboarding.

Find the highlights of the night in Tokyo.

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  • LIVE - Watch the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Canoe (H): Thomas qualified for the final with the best time in the half

Martin Thomas hit hard.

The Frenchman set the best time in the canoe slalom semi-final (100.65), ahead of Australian Watkins and Spaniard Elosegi.

Martin Thomas is therefore propelled to the final and will be a very serious candidate for Olympic gold.

Meet at 8:45 am.

Shooting (H): Eric Delaunay in the skeet final

Eric Delaunay finished tied for first in the skeet qualifications with the Italian Cassandro.

Impressive since Sunday, the Frenchman has shown incredible consistency and will play for the Olympic title in the final at 8:50 am.

For Emmanuel Petit, the other Frenchman involved in the discipline, the adventure stops there.

Olympics, Triathlon (M): no medal for the Blues

Deception here for France.

A medal was envisaged for the tricolor delegation with in particular Vincent Luis, only thirteenth, first French of the event.

A little further, we find Dorian Coninx, 17th, and Leo Bergère, 21st.

The Olympic triathlon title went to Norwegian Kristian Blummenfelt.

The latter was ahead of Britain's Yee, silver medalist, and New Zealander Wilde, bronze medal.

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Olympic Games, Swimming (F): no medal for Wattel, Macneil crowned in the 100m butterfly

Sixth place for Marie Wattel in the 100m butterfly final.

No charm for the Frenchwoman, third after 50m and still in contention for the medal 25m from the finish, Wattel cracked in the last pitches.

The Olympic title went to Canadian Margaret Macneil.

The latter beat China's Zhang, silver medalist, and Australia's McKeon, bronze medal.

Fencing (F): Manon Brunet qualifies for the saber quarterfinals

The Frenchwoman will be at the quarterfinals of the individual saber competition.

Manon Brunet defeated Japanese Misaki Emura (15-12) in the round of 16.

The number 4 seed will face Russia's Nitikina at 8:25 am.

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Judo (F): Cysique qualified for the semi-finals in -57kg

A new medal in judo for France?

Sarah Leonie Cysique qualified for the semi-finals of the -57kg category, defeating Georgian Liparteliani with the golden score by ippon in the quarter-finals.

The Frenchwoman will face the Canadian Klimkait (10:15 am) for a place in the final.

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Sailing (F): Picon wins the fifth windsurfing regatta

Ninth in the first regatta of the day, Charline Picon has set the record straight. The Frenchwoman has just won the fifth regatta, with more than thirty seconds on the competition. She thus regains the lead in the general classification ahead of the Briton Wilson. The sixth and last regatta of the day is underway.

Swimming (M): France 6th in the 4x100m relay, the title for the USA

Monstrous the Americans.

Led by a huge Caeleb Dressel, the USA won the 4x100m freestyle relay in 3: 08.97.

Gold therefore for the Americans who beat Italy, silver medal, and Australia, bronze medal.

Long in the game thanks to Maxime Grousset and Florent Manaudou, the French cracked in the last 200 meters and finally ranked sixth.

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13-year-old Japanese Nishiya, the first ever Olympic skateboarding champion

Incredible. The Japanese Momiji Nishiya, 13, became the first Olympic champion in the history of skateboarding, an additional sport at the 2020 Olympics, in the street ladies category, Monday in Tokyo, ahead of the Brazilian Rayssa Leal (13) and the Japanese Funa Nakayama (16 years old). Nishiya, silver medalist at the 2021 Worlds and who will celebrate her 14th birthday on August 30, is not the youngest champion in the history of the Olympics. The precocity record has been held since 1936 by the American Marjorie Gestring, crowned in diving at 13 years and 267 days.

JO, Surf (F): Defay comes out in the eighth A

bad surprise for France.

A serious medal candidate, Johanne Defay (27) was eliminated in the round of 16 by Portugal's Yolanda Hopkins (10.84 to 9.40).

So hard for the French delegation.

Pauline Ado is still racing in the competition and will face the Australian Fitzgibbons (4:12).

The men will return to the track later with Michel Bourez (6h00) and Jérémy Flores (9h00).

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Olympic Games, Triathlon (M): Olympic champion Blummenfelt evacuated in a wheelchair

The Norwegian triathlete was crowned Olympic champion of the discipline but Kristian Blummenfelt (27 years old) left feathers there. At the end of his rope after crossing the finish line, the Bergen native started vomiting as he lay on the ground and tried to recover after an incredible effort. Unable to get up and walk despite the support of New Zealander Wilde and Briton Yee, Blummenfelt was eventually evacuated in a wheelchair. More fear than harm because a few minutes later, the Norwegian was able to recover his medal and climb on the podium.

Olympics, Hand (H): the Blues have Brazil

Solid match of the French handball team. Leading from start to finish, the Blues dominated Brazil (34-29) and have a second success in a row in the Olympic tournament, after the inaugural victory against Argentina. Against the Brazilians, we note the good performance of Nicolas Tournat (4 goals) or Nikola Karabatic (4 goals at 100%) and Michael Guigou (4 goals at 100% too). Without forgetting the thirteen cumulative stops by Gérard and Genty. France will now face Germany on Wednesday.

Olympics, Badminton (F): Xuefei Qi remains alive

Defeated in the first match,

Xuefei Qi

won the second group match against Switzerland's Sabrina Jacquet.

The French won in two sets (21-10, 21-14) in 38 minutes.

It will take a huge feat to continue its path in the competition since a victory against the world number one, the Taiwanese Tai, will be necessary.


Live Olympics: Brunet in quarters in fencing, Cysique in half in judo

Skateboard (F): No final for Charlotte Hym

Charlotte Hym stops in street qualifying. The Frenchwoman was never at ease in the third heat of the day and with a provisional twelfth place, while five women are still in the running, she has no chance of reaching the final. Despite this poor performance, Hym prefers to keep the positive:

“It was really cool. I'm a little disappointed, of course, but I'm happy to have come. "

Swimming (M): untouchable, Adam Peaty retains his title in the 100m breaststroke

When it comes to breaststroke, Adam Peaty shines. Olympic champion in the 100m breaststroke in Rio in 2016, the Briton kept his good in Tokyo in 57.37 and brought the United Kingdom the first gold medal of these Olympics. The Dutchman Arno Kamminga takes the silver medal and the Italian Nicolo Martinenghi takes the bronze.

Swimming (F): Ledecky beaten by Titmus in the final of the 400m free angel

Sensation in the Olympic swimming pool in Tokyo. The American Kathleen Ledecky, queen of swimming in Rio with four titles, and defending champion was beaten in the final of the 400m freestyle by Ariarne Titmus. The 20-year-old Australian overtook the American in the last lengths of the race after an incredible final where she failed 23 hundredths off the world record. China's Li, who finished more than four seconds behind two front women, completed the podium and won a bronze medal.

Fencing (H): Lefort assumes his rank and file in 8th foil

Enzo Lefort puts a smile on the face of French fencing.

This Monday, the Blue (s) alternate the good and the really not so good.

The only survivor in individual foil, the number 4 seed dominated the Mexican Cervantes in the round of 16 (15-11).

In 8th, Lefort will face the Japanese Saito (7:55).

Taekwondo (F): Magda Wiet Henin left in the round of 16 but…

Magda Wiet Henin was surprised by the Egyptian Hedaya Wahba (11-10), in the round of 16 in the -67kg category.

The competition is not yet over for the Frenchwoman who could be drafted, for the bronze medal, if the Egyptian reaches the final of the category.

We cross fingers.

Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2021-07-26

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