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Possible storm: Olympic tournament for women golfers threatens to shorten
02.20 a.m .: The women’s Olympic golf tournament is threatened with shortening to three instead of four rounds due to a possible storm. On Saturday, the actual final day, according to the forecasts of the meteorologists, a tropical weather situation could arise over the Kasumigaseki Country Club. For Germany, Sophia Popov and Caroline Masson are on the par 71 course in the north of Tokyo at the start.
“We’ve told the players that we may be forced to reduce the tournament to 54 holes,” said the tournament’s technical delegate, Heather Daly-Donofrio. “We will continue to monitor the weather.” It is not yet clear when this decision will be made. “In an ideal world, we would decide that before the players start their third round. We hope that the weather will change and that we will be able to finish our last round cleanly on Saturday, ”said Daly-Donofrio.
Wellbrock wins its first Olympic gold
02.00 a.m .: Germany’s top swimmer Florian Wellbrock has now won his first Olympic gold medal in open water after bronze in the pool over 1500 meters. He won the 10,000 meter distance in an impressive manner. Read the message about Wellbrock’s success here.