Which sports are up?
Day eleven is again full to the brim with a total of 170 competitions. It starts in the night at 2 a.m. with the qualification of the men in the triple jump and the quarter-finals in beach volleyball with the German duo Laura Ludwig and Margareta Kozuch. The final is the 200-meter race for women in athletics at 2:50 p.m.
These medals are awarded
The German Olympic team is hoping for a gold day at the Summer Games in Tokyo. The women’s four-man track bike has high hopes for gold: In the qualification he set a world record: Lisa Brennauer from Kempten, Lisa Klein, Mieke Kröger and Franziska Brauße completed the 4,000 m in 4: 07.307 minutes and undercut the old record from Great Britain by almost three seconds.
The canoeists, who have a total of four finals on Tuesday, also impressed in the heats. Sebastian Brendel and Tim Hecker go into the finals as big favorites in the canoe two-man over 1,000 meters. Jacob Schopf in the kayak single over 1,000 meters and Sabrina Hering-Pradler and Tina Dietze in the kayak two over 500 meters also have good chances for a medal.
Athlete Malaika Mihambo looked for gold in the long jump decision in the Olympic Stadium.
The sailing races scheduled for Monday at the Olympics off Enoshima have been postponed to Tuesday. Erik Heil and Thomas Plößel hope to repeat their success in Rio 2016 with a bronze medal in the 49er.
Tina Lutz from Chiemgau and her sailing partner Susann Beucke have the chance of winning the first German sailing gold since Jochen Schümann in 1996. After twelve races, the duo in the 49er FX is only three points behind the teams from Brazil and the Netherlands.
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Germany’s handball players want to preserve the chance for a medal by beating Egypt in the quarter-finals. The beach volleyball players Laura Ludwig and Margareta Kozuch in a duel with the US duo April Ross / Alix Klineman are also about to make it to the semi-finals. The German basketball team is considered an outsider in the quarter-finals against Slovenia. The German hockey men are already playing for the finals against Australia.
The pole vault is always fascinating: one of the top favorites is the Swede Armand Duplantis, who currently holds the world record with 6.18 m. German starters are Bo Kanda Lita Baehre and Oleg Zernikel.
Which Bavarians are at the start?
There is an Olympic premiere – sport climbing is on the program for the first time. The competition is called Olympic Combined and consists of the three disciplines speed, bouldering and lead. Also there is Alexander Megos from Erlangen, who is one of the best rock climbers in the world – a surprise from the Franconia is possible at any time. But first Megos has to survive the qualification. The final will take place on August 5th.
In gymnastics, Lukas Dauser from Unterhaching fights for a medal on bars. Cyclist Timo Bichler from Simbach am Inn hopes in the team sprint together with Stefan Bötticher and Maximilian Levy chances for precious metal.