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Authors: Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber and Mitch Phillips

TOKYO (Reuters)-On Sunday, Lamont Marcel Jacobs won the most coveted track and field championship, winning Italy’s first 100m gold medal on a dramatic night in Tokyo.

Jacobs onslaught https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/athletics-italys-jacobs-takes-stunning-100-metres-gold-2021-08-01 won the post-Usern Bolt era The fate of the Belarusian sprinter’s first Olympic champion in the Tokyo Olympics is being staged at a nearby airport.

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who was originally scheduled to participate in the women’s 200m race on Monday, told Reuters that she had sought protection from the Japanese police https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/exclusive-olympics-belarusian-athlete-says -she- was-atken-airport-go-home-after-2021-08-01 at Tokyo Haneda Airport after being taken to the airport against her wishes.

She said that after she complained about the national coach for the Tokyo Olympics, the Belarusian coaching staff took her to the airport to board the plane home.

“I will not return to Belarus,” she told Reuters in a message on Telegram.

The Belarusian Olympic Committee stated in a statement that the coach decided to withdraw her from the Olympics based on the advice of doctor Zimanusskaya on the “emotional and psychological state”.

In a video posted by the Belarusian Sports Solidarity Foundation on Telegram, Zimanusskaya asked the International Olympic Committee to intervene in her case.

A spokesperson for the International Olympic Committee said that the governing body has seen media reports and is investigating. The spokesperson said that he has asked the Belarusian Olympic Committee for clarification.

A Reuters photographer witnessed the athlete standing next to the Japanese police.

“I think I am safe,” Zimanusskaya said. “I’m with the police.”

Force Italy!

Jacobs ended Fred Klee’s efforts to become the first American champion since Justin Gatlin in 2004 with a European record of 9.80 seconds. Klee won the silver medal with a personal best of 9.84, while Canadian Andre De Grasse won the bronze medal with 9.89.

“I won the Olympic gold medal after Bolt, which is incredible,” said the sprinter, who was born in the United States but moved to Europe with his Italian mother when he was a month old.

Gianmarco Tamberi won double gold for Italy with an exciting and unusual high jump victory https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/athletics-qatars-barshim-italian-tamberi -share-mens-high-jump- gold-2021-08-01 Remember it overnight.

The 29-year-old player shared the gold medal with Qatar World Champion Mutaz Essa Bahim.

Tanberg broke his ankle a few days before the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and he hugged everyone he could find on the track. Wearing the Italian flag, he was also the first person to embrace Jacobs after winning 100 million.

“This is a history that will always be with me. If I have them, I will tell my children. I will never sleep again,” he said.

Italy ranked in the top ten of the Olympic medal list with four gold medals. China topped the list with 24 gold medals, and the United States ranked second with 20 gold medals. Japan ranked third with 17 gold medals, and Australia ranked fourth with 14 gold medals.

first day

This is the first day of Tokyo Stadium. In gymnastics, Artem Dolgopyat won the men’s floor https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/gymnastics-dolgopyat-wins-floor-exercise-israels-first-gold-2021-08-01, delivered to Israel The first Olympic champion since 2004, and the second in history.

The surprising all-around silver medalist Rebeca Andrade (Rebeca Andrade) achieved better results in vaulting, winning Brazil’s first female gymnastics championship.

American Simone Biles did not participate in the competition. She earlier announced her decision to withdraw from Monday’s floor exercise finals because she continued to deal with the mental health of the single vault that restricted her to Tokyo.

Emma McKeon continued Australia’s success on the last day of the pool competition. She won the gold medal in the 50m freestyle and 4×100 medley relay, becoming the first female swimmer to win seven medals in a single Olympic Games.

Ghana celebrated its first individual medal in nearly half a century, when lightweight boxer Samuel Takyi defeated his Colombian opponent Ceiber Avila and assured himself At least get a bronze medal.

Caeleb Dressel helped the US team improve the medal rankings and confirmed his dominance in men’s short-distance swimming when he won the fifth medal at the Tokyo Aquatic Center.

After the swimming, the Tokyo Olympics’ celebrations promised to be quieter than in previous years, as organizers said they were investigating reports of athletes drinking in the village’s park that violated the COVID-19 health protocol.

“We can all postpone any celebration,” American swimmer Ryan Murphy said.

“We like this team. We like to celebrate with this team. We will not attend gatherings where other people are present. We will continue to be safe and ensure that the Japanese public feel safe with us until we leave.”



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