ESPN Digital brings you the agenda of Dominican athletes for the fifth day of activities of the Olympic Games, which is led by the debut of baseball and the second game of the Dominican Women’s Volleyball Team
The fifth day of the Olympic Games in Tokyo is one of the most anticipated by the Dominican Republic since the participation of the Dominican Baseball Team, one of the sports on which there are greater expectations to obtain a medal.
However, before the start of baseball, several Dominican athletes will have the opportunity to go out to represent the country seeking to advance in the respective disciplines in order to compete for medals, which so far those who have already participated have not been able to achieve.
The day of Tuesday July 27 begins with the swimmer Josué Domínguez, who will be competing in the modality of 200 meters chest (fathom). This is a modality where the Dominican could surprise with a victory and advance, since he has the second best registration time among the eight swimmers who will compete within the group. The Dominican will begin to compete at 6:35 AM of the Dominican Republic.
The “Queens of the caribbean”Will compete for the second time in the Olympic tournament, this time against Brazil. The Dominicans will try to leave behind the tough defeat against Serbia and they will come out after their first win. They will play from 6:40 AM (Dominican time).
Maria Moronta She will be competing in the round of the best sixteen in women’s boxing, in the weight category of 64 to 69kg (welterweight). Will compete against the Canadian Myriam da silva 37 years old. The 25-year-old Dominican woman is one of the two Dominican boxers who achieved their classification to Tokyo. Their fight starts at 6:54 AM
The next competition will be Robert Florentino in judo. The Dominican will compete in the 90kg category starting at 10:00 PM from Dominican Republic. He will face the representative of Ukraine, Quedjau Nhabali.
Finally, the Dominican Baseball Team will face the Japan Baseball Team to open ball actions. This match is scheduled to start at 11:00 PM of the Dominican Republic.
The Dominicans plan to start the game using the pitcher of Yomiuri giants, Cristopher Chrysostom, as indicated by the leader Hector Borg. On their side, the Japanese will start the game with Yoshinobu Yamamoto, according to the statements of the foreman Atsunori Ibaba.