Ninth day of competitions at the Tokyo Olympics. Calcomercato.com tells in real time all the main updates of today.
Men’s basketball: it will be France to challenge Italy in the quarter-finals, match scheduled for Tuesday. Who will pass the round between France and Italy will face the winner of Slovenia-Germany. On the other side of the Australia-Argentina and Team USA-Spain draw.
Women’s 100m hurdles: arrives fourth and does not go to the final, but Luminosa Bogliolo smiles anyway. Closes in 12 “75, a new Italian record.
Men’s 100 meters floors: Jacobs yes, he is in the final! For the first time an Italian athlete goes to the final of the 100 meters flat. Jacobs finished third in his semifinal with 9 “84, also signing the European record. Final at 14.50. In front of Jacobs the Chinese Su Bingtian (Asian record with 9 “83) and the American Ronnie Baker with the same time (9” 83).
Men’s 100 meters floors: no final for Filippo Tortu, who closes his semifinal seventh in 10 “16. First the British Hughes in 9” 98 ahead of the Nigerian Adegoke.
Men’s 100 meters floors: at the start of the semifinals, the best two of each semifinal and the two best times pass. It’s up to Jacobs and Tortu.
Men’s high jump: the final starts with Gianmarco Tamberi.
Men’s basketball: Slovenia beats Spain 95-87 and officially closes the group stage of the tournament. The 8 qualified are divided into two bands: in the first the three group winners (France, Australia and Slovenia) and Team USA (best second); in the second band Italy and Spain (second), with Germany and Argentina (best third). By regulation, the teams that faced each other in the group stage cannot be found in the quarters and Team USA cannot draw the best third Germany and Argentina. Italy can therefore find in the quarterfinals (scheduled for Tuesday from 3 in Italy) one between France, Slovenia and Team USA.
Men’s tennis: gold to the German Alexander Zverev, who beats the Russian Karen Khachanov 6-3-6-1 in the final.
Men’s volleyball: even without Giannelli and Zaytsev and with many rotations, Italy overwhelms Venezuela 3-0 (25-22, 25-15, 25-17) in the last match of the group and awaits the draw.
Athletics, finals and semifinals today: waiting for today’s athletics finals. At 12.20 Gianmarco Tamberi for the final in the high jump, at 12.15 it is up to Lamont Marcell Jacobs and Filippo Tortu in the semifinals of the 100 meters flat (possible final at 14.50), at 12.45 semifinals of the women’s 100 meters hurdles with Luminosa Bogliolo, at 14.05 semifinals of the men’s 400 meters hurdles with Alessandro Sibilio.
Basketball men: Argentina is the last team to win the quarter-finals, 97-77 to Japan.
Sail: the blue couple Ruggero Tita-Caterina Banti is already certain of a medal, at least silver. Gold will be awarded on Tuesday, only the British can challenge Italy for the title of champions.
Free body: the American Simone Biles will not take part in the final tomorrow, she will miss the match with the Italian Vanessa Ferrari.
Men’s golf: Renato Paratore closes the fourth lap in 67 and ends with -9, far from the medal zone.
Fencing, men’s team foil: Italy eliminated in the quarterfinals, Japan wins 45-43 and goes to the final against France. The Azzurri then beat Egypt 45-30 and went to the final for 5th place. The meeting, with Germany, was then canceled due to a physical problem of a German foil player, so Italy closes fifth.
Swimming, 4×100 mixed men: great feat of the Italian quartet, a historic bronze arrives. Thomas Ceccon (back in 52 “52) finishes according to his own fraction, the same is done by Nicolò Martinenghi (frog in 58” 11), Federico Burdisso keeps third place (butterfly in 51 “07) and Alessandro Miressi concludes the work (style free in 47 “47). Third medal for an Italian relay at the Games, both in free style: 4×200 in Athens 2004 (bronze) and 4×100 here in Tokyo, silver with Miressi and Ceccon). Gold for the Americans of Dressel (world record with 3’26 “79), ahead of Great Britain (European record with 3’27” 51) and bronze Italy (3’29 “17). Record of medals (6) for swimming Italian.
Athletics, women’s hammer: Sara Fantini wins the final, with 71.68 in the first qualifying group. Twelfth, with a margin of 88 cm on the first excluded.
Athletics, men’s 400 m floors: Davide Re advances to the semifinals, is the fourth of the six recovered after closing his battery in fifth place. Excluding Edoardo Scotti.
Swimming, 4×100 mixed women: women’s Italy closes the final in sixth place, the last Olympic race of her career for Federica Pellegrini who swims in the last fraction.
Swimming, men’s 1,500m freestyle: fourth place for Gregorio Paltrinieri (“I gave everything”). Gold for the American Finke, silver for the Ukrainian Mykhailo Romanchuk and bronze for the German Florian Wellbrock.
Men’s 50m freestyle swimming: nothing to do for Lorenzo Zazzeri, who closes in seventh place from lane 1. Gold to the American Caeleb Dressel (21 “07), silver to the French Florent Manaudou (21” 56) and bronze to the Brazilian Bruno Fratus, of Friulian origin ( 21 “57).