Tokyo 2021 LIVE: swimming medals, France won in soccer



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Tokyo 2021 LIVE: swimming medals, France won in soccer

Here what happened in the last races of Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games. Soccer: On the second day of the group stage of the soccer tournament in Tokyo 2021, France, thanks to a hat-trick by André-Pierre Gignac, beat South Africa 4-3, after their debut defeat against Mexico.

Thanks to Facundo Medina's goal, Argentina beat Egypt 1-0. At the Nissan Stadium, Brazil - Ivory Coast ends 0-0. Women's cycling: In the road test, Anna Kiesenhofer, on the run from the start, wins the gold medal, while the silver went to the Dutch Annemiek van Vleuten.

Italian Elisa Longo Borghini got the bronze medal. Swimming women's 100 m breaststroke: sensational elimination for one of the most anticipated swimmers of the Olympics. The 16-year-old Italian Benedetta Pilato, who had set an unexciting 5th time in the 100 breaststroke battery, was disqualified for irregular stance in the underwater phase of the start.

Swimming men's 400 m freestyle swimming: gold medal to the Tunisian outsider Ahmed Hafnaoui in 3'43 '' 36, preceding the Australian Jack McLoughlin in 3'43 '' 52 and the American Kieran Smith in 3'43 '' 94.

Swimming men's 400 m mixed: gold medal for the American Chase Kalisz, already silver in Rio in 2016, in 4'09''42. With him on the podium his teammate Jay Litherland in 4'10 '' 28 and the Australian Brendon Smith Swimming women's 400 m mixed: the Japanese Yui Ohashi wins the gold medal in 4'32''00.

Silver and bronze medal respectively for the Americans Emma Weyant and Hali Flickinger.

Tokyo 2021 LIVE: Vanessa Ferrari leads ahead Simone Biles!

Vanessa Ferrari in the free body qualifications of the artistic gymnastics competition was the best, even ahead of the super champion Simone Biles.

The Italian gymnast performed a perfect free body exercise on the notes of Con te partirò, obtaining a score of 14.166. Americaba, one of the great stars of these Games, made too many mistakes, leaving the platform with both feet on the third diagonal.

In execution she left some small errors. The Rio 2016 World and Olympic Champion at the square stops at 14,133. Behind the other American Jade Carey (14,100), the British Jessica Gadirova (14,033), the Russians Angelina Melnikova and Viktoriia Listunova (14,000) and the Japanese Mai Murakami (13,933).

Vanessa Ferrari said: "On the vault I made a good jump, imprecise on arrival also because on hard I tried to preserve my feet, in this sense I am also happy that my companions have avoided the parallels and the beam, considering that I was only at the fourth race in five years, that's okay.

Then my free body: I ​​did everything I wanted and could. The finishes, the artistic jumps, the lap: more than that! The score is good, considering also that we were in the first rotation. In the last round of the World Cup, in Doha, I took a tenth and a half more, but the jury was different.

I think the final is worth it. It shouldn't, I have nothing to blame myself. At the end, with everyone the problems I had, I was also excited, I am happy. With these notes I can also have an adequate facial expression: acrobatics, artistic part, interpretation and choreography are of a level.

In the final I will also be able to consider adding some further elements of difficulty After du and fourth places, quite wrong and I finish eighth. "