service Tokyo The Olympic day in Tokyo begins with a great disappointment for the German hockey women, who go home without a medal for the first time since 2000. The Canadian two-man, on the other hand, qualified directly for the semifinals.
For the German hockey players, the tournament in Tokyo ended earlier than they had hoped. The team lost in the quarterfinals against Argentina with 0: 3 (0: 2) and was eliminated. Meanwhile, Sebastian Brendel and Tim Hecker qualified directly for the semi-finals on Tuesday in a Canadier two-man. We show what you missed during the night (as of 6.30 a.m.). You can find all current developments in our live blog.
Hockey: The German hockey women fly home from the Olympic Games in Tokyo without a medal. Coach Xavier Reckinger’s team lost 3-0 to Argentina in the quarter-finals on Monday and missed the round of the last four, as they did in London in 2012. The men, on the other hand, are after their 3-1 on Sunday against the South Americans in the semifinals against world number one Australia.
Shoot: Rio Olympic champion Christian Reitz reached the Olympic final with the rapid fire pistol. The 34-year-old police superintendent from Regensburg, who competes for SV Kriftel, finished the second part of the two-day qualification on Monday in first place with 291 rings. With 587 total rings in the qualification, he slipped from third to first place.
Canoe: Canoe ace Sebastian Brendel and Olympic debutant Tim Hecker underscored their ambitions for the title at the beginning of the Canadian two-man. Thanks to a strong final sprint on Monday, the German duo won their pre-run over 1000 meters and qualified directly for the semi-finals on Tuesday (2.44 a.m. / CEST).
Wrestling: Wrestler Anna Schell failed in the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The athlete from SC Isaria Unterföhring suffered a shoulder defeat against ex-world champion Alla Cherkassova from Ukraine in the weight class up to 68 kilograms on Monday. Schell now has to hope that her opponent will reach the final. Only then should the 2019 World Cup third place in the hope round.
Athletics I: Lisa Marie Kwayie from Berlin sprinted over the 200 meters at the Olympic Games in Tokyo into the semifinals. The 24-year-old finished fourth in 23.14 seconds. She was one of the three fastest on Monday. The Mannheim girl Jessica-Bianca Wessolly (23.41) did not get any further.
Athletics II: Vice-European champion Fabian Heinle is handicapped by a muscle injury in the Olympic long jump final in Tokyo in twelfth and last place. The 27-year-old from Stuttgart did not go beyond the distance of 7.62 meters on Monday and did not reach the final battle of the best eight. “I fought more against my body than against the opponents,” said Heinle. Olympic gold went to European champion Miltiadis Tentoglou from Greece with 8.41 meters.
Beach volleyball: Olympic champions Laura Ludwig and Margareta Kozuch face Alix Klineman / April Ross from the USA in the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games. The duo defeated Lidianny Echevarria Benitez / Leila Consuelo Martinez Ortega from Cuba on Monday morning (local time) in Tokyo 2-0 (21:17, 21:15). The game against the US team is on Tuesday morning (2:00 a.m. CEST).
Tennis: Olympic champion Alexander Zverev is considering taking a short tournament break after his gold coup in Tokyo. “I usually have to fly to Canada. I don’t know if I’ll do that, ”said the best German tennis player after his final success at the summer games. “I might take a week or two and maybe skip a couple of tournaments. It’s a special moment for me. But I’ll be back at the US Open. “
Corona: There were 17 new corona cases in the vicinity of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The organizers announced on Monday. Athletes were not affected this time. The maximum value was reached last Friday with 27 new infections. The number of positive tests related to the competitions in Japan rose to 276. In total, 24 athletes have been infected with the corona virus so far.
Here is the photo gallery: This is Germany’s Olympic line-up