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Olympia: That brings the tenth day of competition in Tokyo

Which sports are up?

The canoe sprinters start their heats in the women’s and men’s competitions. Track cyclists also join their competitions – Emma Hinze and Lea Sophie Friedrich are among the favorites in the women’s team sprint.

In the hammer thrower qualification, Tristan Schwandke wants to convince and advance to the final (3.30 a.m.). After winning bronze in synchronized jumping, flag bearer Patrick Hausding also has his sights set on a medal in individual jumping from the three-meter board. He wants to qualify for his last Olympic final on Monday.

These medals are awarded

Wrestler Aline Rotter-Focken is in the final in the class up to 76 kilograms and reaches for gold on Monday (2.20 p.m.) to finish her career. Your opponent is the reigning world champion Adeline Gray (USA). The 30-year-old from Krefeld, who is sure of silver, has already achieved a historic success with her finals: the ex-world champion won the first German Olympic medal in women’s wrestling.

The German eventing riders also want to get precious metal on Monday. From 10 a.m., Julia Krajewski, Sandra Auffarth and Michael Jung will compete for gold, silver and bronze in the decisive show jumping. In Rio, the German team had won silver and Jung single gold. After the first two disciplines, dressage and cross-country riding, the team in Tokyo is only sixth. In return, Auffarth is second in the individual standings on course for medals.

With Kristin Pudenz, Marike Steinacker and Claudine Vita, three German athletes are in the final of the discus throw from 1 p.m.

The sailors Erik Heil and Thomas Plößel hope to repeat their success in Rio 2016 with bronze in the medal race in the 49er.

Which Bavarians are at the start?

Tina Lutz from Munich and her sailing partner Susann Beucke have the chance to win the first German sailing gold since Jochen Schümann 1996 from 7.33 on Monday. After twelve races, the duo in the 49er FX is only three points behind the teams from Brazil and the Netherlands.

Rio Olympic champion Christian Reitz is on course for the final with the rapid fire pistol. After the first part of the two-day qualification, the 34-year-old is in third place. The second part starts at 1.30 a.m., the finale at 7.30 a.m. After bronze in 2008 and gold in 2016, the Regensburg native wants to fulfill his dream of the third Olympic precious metal in his favorite discipline.

Born in Starnberg, Clemens Wickler and his partner Julius Thole will face the world number four Jacob Gibb and Tri Bourne from the USA in the beach volleyball round of 16 (3 p.m.).

Definitely not to be missed

The German hockey women will play in the quarter-finals against Argentina from 2.30 a.m. to make it to the semi-finals.

The men’s long jump final starts at 3:20 a.m. From a German perspective, Fabian Heinle is there. He jumped 7.96 meters in qualification, but remained far behind the best. Eight athletes managed more than eight meters.

Hasan Sheikh
Hasan, who loves technology and games, is studying Computer Engineering at Delhi JNU. He has been writing technology news since 2016.


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