Numerous German athletes will also be challenged at the Olympics on Saturday.
The highlights and decisions from Tokyo in the news ticker.
Germany will also fight for medals at the Olympics * on Saturday.
German athletes are challenged in numerous athletics * and canoeing disciplines.
All the highlights of the competitions in Tokyo in the live ticker
Tokyo - There are a total of 34 decisions on the penultimate Olympic day in Tokyo.
German athletes are still represented in some competitions *, and there are also some finals without German participation - for example in men's football or basketball tournaments.
Olympia live today: German medal chances in athletics competitions and in canoeing
The first medals for the marathon runners after the final race will be given as early as midnight, but the German starters Melat Kejeta, Deborah Schöneborn and Katharina Steinruck are not necessarily favorites.
Due to the heat in Tokyo, the women run 42.195 km in Sapporo.
From noon and in the early afternoon German time, the women continue with the high jump (12.35 p.m.) with the remaining German Marie-Laurence Jungfleisch, from 12.45 p.m. Konstanze Klosterhalfen runs over 10,000 meters.
The athletics men are also challenged at lunchtime, the favorite Johannes Vetter wants to get a medal in the javelin throw from 1 p.m., and Julian Weber is also there.
In addition, the German women and men take part in the 4 x 400 meter finals, which start at 2:30 p.m. and 2:50 p.m. respectively.
During the night, the canoeists have four decisions.
From 4.20 a.m., Lisa Jahn and Sophie Koch will start in the two-man canoe in the women's 500-meter race.
Olympic champion Sebastian Brendel wants to repeat his success from 2016 in the Canadian single over 1000 meters from 4.39 a.m., Conrad Scheibner is also there.
Furthermore, the women’s (5 am) and men’s (5.19 am) kayak foursome will start, especially the German men around Ronald Rauhe are favorites for the gold medal.
Olympia live today: Numerous decisions - finals without German participation
From 4.30 a.m., the Russian duo Vyacheslav Krasilnikow / Oleg Stojanowski will duel with the Norwegians Anders Mol / Christian Sörum in the men's beach volleyball final, while TV expert and Olympic champion Julius Brink broke his collar on Friday in the women's final.
There are also some finals in team sports, with the basketball players starting at 4.30 a.m., the USA and France making the gold medal among themselves.
In the men's soccer tournament *, Brazil and Spain face each other (1.30 p.m.).
In addition, Denmark and France will play for gold in the handball final from 2 p.m., the French will also have a chance of gold in the volleyball final against Russia from 2:15 p.m.
One day after the drama in the women's modern pentathlon, it's the men's turn. After fencing, swimming and show jumping, the two Germans Fabian Liebig and Patrick Dogue now have to decide in the Combined of running and shooting from 12.30 p.m.
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