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Manaudou's money, Aliev's disqualification, the Blues of volleyball in the quarterfinals ... The recap of the night in Tokyo


The twentieth French medal thanks to Manaudou, Aliev's disqualification in boxing and an epic match between France and Brazil in volleyball, find the highlights of the Japanese night.

Swimming (M): Gold for Dressel in the 50m freestyle, silver for Manaudou and the 20th medal for France

And twenty.

Second in the 50m freestyle (21.55), Florent Manaudou won the silver medal and France's twentieth charm in Tokyo.

Olympic champion in 2012 and second in 2016 over the same distance, Manaudou made a thunderous comeback.

The title went to the inevitable Caeleb Dressel (07/21), who set a new Olympic record and won a fourth Olympic title in Tokyo.

Finally, the Brazilian Bruno Fratus completed the podium (21.57) with the bronze medal.

To discover

  • The full Olympic program

  • The Olympic medal table

To read also: JO: Manaudou: "A medal is good but I'm happy with my personal trip"

Swimming (F): McKeon crowned in the 50m freestyle, 6th medal for the Australian in Tokyo

And if the queen of the Tokyo aquatic center, it was her? Emma McKeon has just been crowned in the 50m freestyle (23''81), ahead of the Swedish Sjoestroem (24''07) and Florent Manaudou's girlfriend, the Danish Blume (24''21). But the Australian is asserting herself as one of the great ladies of these Games. She has just won a third Olympic title after the 100m freestyle and the 4x100m freestyle but also a sixth charm in Tokyo (three in gold and three in bronze). And the harvest is not over as McKeon will be at the start of the 4x100m medley relay in a few minutes.

Swimming (H): After the 1500m, the American Finke titled over 800m

Monstrous. Author of an incredible last length, Robert Finke won gold in the 1500m freestyle (14'39''65), a few days after his title in the 800m. The American beat the Ukrainian Romanchuk (14'40''66) and the German Wellbrock (14'40''91).

Swimming (F): 4x100m medley relay for Australia

Ninth Olympic title in the Tokyo Aquatic Center and twentieth charm for Australia in swimming.

This nation has crushed the competition this week.

On Sunday, Australia won the 4x100m Medley (3'51''60), setting a new Olympic record.

In wrestling, the Americans have failed 13 hundredths of the Australians and are content with silver while Canada (3'52''60) takes bronze.

Read also: The medal table

Swimming (M): The Americans crowned over 4x100m medley, 5th gold medal for Dressel

Insatiable Caeleb Dressel. Crowned a few minutes earlier in the 50m freestyle, the swimmer of these Games was titled with his buddies in the 4x100m medley relay, setting a new world record (3'26''78). A fifth Olympic title for Dressel in Tokyo. Great Britain took the silver medal with a new European record (3'27''51) and Italy the bronze.

Boxing (M): Mourad Aliev disqualified in the + 91kg quarterfinals

Definitely, boxing does not succeed in France at these Games.

Opposed in the quarter-finals to Briton Frazer Clarke, Mourad Aliev was disqualified in the + 91kg category for having given too many head shots to his opponent.

While the Habs had won the first round.

The fight was stopped in the second round because of the numerous bleeds of his opponent.

The referee then ruled that it was Mourad Aliev's fault and the latter was disqualified.

France will not get a medal in boxing from Tokyo.

To read also: JO: "I won, everyone saw it": shouting injustice, the French boxer Mourad Aliev refuses to leave the ring

Athlé (F): Alexandra Tavernier qualified for the hammer throw final

Nice entry point for the Frenchwoman.

Engaged in the hammer throw qualifications, Alexandra Tavernier qualified on her second try with a throw at 73.51m.

She thus joins the Polish Wlodarczyk and the American Andersen who have already qualified in the French group.

Athlé (F): No final for David in the long jump

The adventure of Yanis Esmeralda David already stops in Tokyo.

The Frenchwoman, engaged in the long jump qualifications, made a jump to 6.27m on her first attempt but was unable to improve it afterwards.

Eleventh in its group, the Habs are eliminated in qualifying.

Athlé (F): The Chinese Gong crushes the weight contest and adorns herself with gold

Lijiao Gong did not pretend. The Chinese won, without trembling, in the shot put competition with a throw at 20.58m. Gold medal therefore for China. Behind, the other women fought for places of honor. And in this game, the American Saunders (19.79m) managed to win the silver while the New Zealander Adams (19.62m) took the bronze.

Volley (H): France loses against Brazil but qualifies for the quarters

The essential has been assured.

The Blues had to win two sets against Brazil to reach the quarter-finals and the mission was accomplished.

Qualification in their pocket, France relaxed the grip in the final round and ended up losing to the Brazilians (22-25, 39-37, 17-25, 25-21, 18-20), at the end of an epic match lasting over two hours.

In the quarterfinals, the Blues, fourth in their pool, will be opposed to Poland.

Read also: Olympics: despite their defeat against Brazil, the French volleyball players take their quarter

Equestrian (M): France on the provisional podium of the eventing

Belle matinée pour les Bleus. In cross-country, the French delivered a good overall performance with a seventh place for Christopher Six on Totem de Bercey, a ninth place for Karim Florent Laghouag on Triton Fontaine and eleventh for Nicolas Touzaint on Absolut Gold. The French, very clean, also took advantage of the mistakes of other nations and are temporarily back on the podium before the show jumping on Monday. For the moment, Great Britain largely dominates the competition ahead of Australia and France.

Fencing (H): The foil players beat Japan and go to the final, 21st medal guaranteed for France

The love story between fencing and France continues. After Egypt in the quarterfinals, France dominated Japan in the semi-final of the foil team event (45-42). This propels the Blues to the final and in turn offers France the 21st medal at these Games and the fifth for fencing. In the final (12:50), the French foilists will be opposed to Russia.

BMX freestyle (F): Briton Worthington first Olympic champion

Briton Charlotte Worthington, 25, on Sunday in Tokyo became the first Olympic champion in BMX freestyle history. With a score of 97.50, she beat the 19-year-old three-time world champion, the American Hannah Roberts (96.10) in the final after a superb mano a mano for the first appearance of this discipline. games. Switzerland's Nikita Ducarroz takes the bronze medal (89.20).

BMX freestyle (H): Jeanjean 7th, Australian Martin titled

Disappointment for Anthony Jeanjean, who took only seventh place in BMX freestyle on Sunday at the Tokyo Olympics, in a competition won by Australian world champion Logan Martin. Behind Martin in gold (93.30), the Venezuelan Daniel Dhers (92.05) and the Briton Declan Brooks (90.80) respectively take the silver and the bronze, for the first men's podium in the history of the discipline, newcomer to the Olympic program . Jeanjean, who harbored hopes for medals, took risks: he missed a reception on his first run, which earned him a penalty from the judges, and he fell on his second, definitely ruining his chances of 'bring to French cycling the first medal of these Olympic Games.

Hand (H): France will face Bahrain in the quarterfinals

Even before its last match against Norway this Sunday (9:15 am), France, already qualified and assured of finishing first in its group, knows its opponent for the quarterfinals .

It will be Bahrain on Tuesday.

The emirate obtained its qualification following the surprise defeat of Portugal against Japan (30-31), last night.

Shooting (H): Bessaguet and Quiquampoix at the top of the 25m rapid pistol qualifications

What a day for the French.

During the first stage of qualifying, Clément Bessaguet took first place against 297, like Jean Quiquampoix who took second place.

The two Frenchmen shone during the first stage but it will be necessary to confirm, Monday night, during the second stage.

The final is announced Monday at 7:30 am.

Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2021-08-01

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