Or no longer it is all coming up gold for Caeleb Dressel.
The American swimming smartly-known particular person say an Olympic fable to win the males’s 50 meter freestyle escape Sunday morning in Tokyo. He swam the escape in 21.07 seconds to win his fourth gold medal of Tokyo 2020.
Dressel is merely the third man to ever win the 50 meter freestyle and 100 meter freestyle at the same Olympics.
He changed into as soon as adopted by France’s Florent Manaudou, who finished in 21.55 and Brazil’s Bruno Fratus, who came in at 21.57. Manaudou gained gold in the event at Rio 2016.
Four more medal races could be held at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre Sunday morning.
Amongst the gold medal winners Saturday at the Tokyo Olympics were Americans Katie Ledecky, who gained the girls’s 800m freestyle, and Caeleb Dressel who dominated the males’s 100m butterfly.
Right here’s a paunchy record of the gold medal winners from Saturday:
- Males’s Individual: Mete Gazoz, Turkey
- Males’s Discus Throw: Daniel Stahl, Sweden
- 4x400m Relay Mixed: Poland
- Ladies’s 100m: Elaine Thompson-Herah, Jamaica
- Males’s Doubles: Lee Yang/Wang Chi-Lin, Chinese Taipei
- Ladies’s Sabre Team of workers: Russian Olympic Committee
- Ladies’s Windsurfer-RS:X: Lu Yunxiu, China
- Males’s Windsurfer-RS:X: Kiran Badloe, Netherlands
- Lure Mixed Team of workers: Fatima Galvez/Alberto Fernandez, Spain
- Ladies’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions: Nina Christen, Switzerland
- Males’s 100m Butterfly: Caeleb Dressel, United States
- Ladies’s 200m Backstroke: Kaylee McKeown, Australia
- Ladies’s 800m Freestyle: Katie Ledecky, United States
- Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay: Sizable Britain
- Ladies’s Singles: Belinda Bencic, Switzerland
- Males’s: Ivan Litvinovich, Belarus
- Mixed Relay: Sizable Britain
- Males’s 81 kg: Lyu Xiaojun, China
- Males’s 96 kg: Fares El-Bakh, Qatar
Japan recorded its best day to day increase in original Covid-19 infections since the pandemic began, reporting 12,341 original situations on Saturday, according to the nation’s public broadcaster NHK.
Ten out of Japan’s 47 prefectures recorded their best original day to day situations, NHK reported.
The Japanese capital metropolis of Tokyo noticed a fable excessive 4,058 original situations Saturday, according to Tokyo Metropolitan Authorities information.
The form of coronavirus situations linked to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has risen to 241 — up 21 from the previous day — according to Games organizers.
This comes as Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday extended the say of emergency for the Tokyo Metropolitan condominium and Okinawa amid a surge in Covid-19 situations.
Tokyo and Okinawa were beneath a say of emergency except August 22, nevertheless Suga has now extended it except August 31.
Suga furthermore expanded a say of emergency to four other prefectures — Saitama, Chiba, Osaka and Kanagawa — in stay except August 31.
Qatar’s Fares El-Bakh finished with an Olympic fable 402kg to desire the males’s 96kg weightlifting gold at the Tokyo 2020 Games. The gold medal is the first-ever in Qatar’s historic previous.
El-Bakh put up 177kg in the snatch, and then say an Olympic fable in the neat and jerk with a weight of 225kg. Overall, the Qatari finished with a combined gather of 402kg to say his 2d Olympic fable of the night.
Keydomar Giovanni Vallenilla Sánchez of Venezuela finished in 2d (387kg) to secure the silver and Anton Pliesnoi of Georgia took home the bronze.
The Team of workers USA males’s basketball team powered into the quarterfinals of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a convincing 119-84 rout of the Czech Republic on Saturday.
Celeb Kevin Durant led the team with 23 points, eight rebounds and six assists and in the course of turned into the US’ all-time leading scorer in the Olympics.
Celtics smartly-known particular person Jayson Tatum added 27 points for the Americans, whereas the Czechs were led by 17 points from Blake Schilb.
The win confirmed Team of workers USA would finish a minimum of 2d in their neighborhood, assuring them a local in the Olympic quarterfinals.
Elaine Thompson-Herah mirrored on her gold medal victory in Tokyo this day in the girls’s 100 meter, saying, “I knew I had it in me, nevertheless obviously, I’ve had my usaand downs with injuries.”
“I’ve been injured so important. I’m grateful I could maybe well presumably bag benefit on the music, and bag benefit out on the music this 300 and sixty five days to retain the title,” Thompson-Herah stated following her win. “Now, I indubitably contain one more to walk.”
Thompson-Herah stated she appears to be forward to competing in the 200 meter and 4x100m relay.
Earlier this day: Thompson-Herah defended her girls’s 100-meter title in Olympic fable time of 10.61, breaking Florence Griffith Joyner’s 33-300 and sixty five days-extinct sign say in Seoul.
Completing an all-Jamaican podium, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce finished 2d to narrate silver in 10.74 and Shericka Jackson finished third in 10.76 — a non-public simplest — to secure the bronze.
“I will’t merely imagine if we didn’t contain the pandemic what would be happening in Jamaica, merely speaking about the legacy that we contain benefit home, all the athletes, young and extinct, you might maybe well additionally very smartly be all inspired by something that took space tonight, we were merely indubitably indignant that we were ready to procedure benefit and to contain an outstanding existing tonight,” Thompson-Herah stated following the medal sweep.
Thompson-Herah is the fourth athlete to win two Olympic gold medals in the girls’s 100 meter after Wyomia Tyus in 1964 and 1968 for the US, Gail Devers in 1992 and 1996 for the US and Fraser-Pryce in 2008 and 2012 for Jamaica.
That is the sixth straight Olympic Games that the gold medal-winning time changed into as soon as faster than in previous Games.
Poland gained the gold medal in the inaugural mixed 4×400 meter relay in a thrilling escape on Saturday.
Made up of two males and two girls, the original escape has turn into a straight away popular with fans at Tokyo 2020.
And Poland had to manufacture a outstanding leisurely comeback in the final, with the Dominican Republic leading after each 800 meters and 1,200 meters.
On the other hand, an even final lap from Poland shot them into the lead and earned them the first ever gold in the discipline with a original Olympic fable of 3: 09.87.
The silver went to the Dominican Republic and the bronze to the US.
Jamaica swept the top three spots in the girls’s 100 meter final tonight in Tokyo.
Elaine Thompson-Herah defended her 2016 Olympic 100 meter title with a time of 10.61, a original Olympic fable.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce took home silver with 10.74 and Shericka Jackson gained bronze with 10.76.
Amongst those celebrating their win changed into as soon as fellow countryman and Olympic memoir Usain Breeze:
British smartly-known particular person sprinter Dina Asher-Smith stated she has withdrawn from the 200 meter escape at the Tokyo Olympics attributable to a hamstring injury.
She made the announcement in an emotional interview to the BBC on Saturday moments after failing to qualify for the girls’s 100m final.
Asher-Smith, the most up-to-date 200m world champion, stated she tore her hamstring forward of the Games and has spent weeks trying to recuperate.
“I’ve spent four weeks trying to bustle again … It’s the Olympics, nevertheless there could be another one,” she told the BBC.
“I categorical feel sorry about for my tears, I will’t help it,” she added, forward of in fast breaking down on camera.
Asher-Smith changed into as soon as a leading contender for an Olympic medal in the 100m sprint in Tokyo nevertheless did no longer attain via her semifinal spherical with a time of 11.05 seconds.