Abuelo Álvarez says goodbye to Tokyo 2020 after being defeated by the local Furukawa.
The Mexican Luis Álvarez lost in his first individual men’s archery duel when he fell 3-7 with the Japanese Takaharu Furukawa, with which the possibility of adding his second Olympic medal in Tokyo 2020.
The ‘Grandfather’, who in previous days won bronze in mixed archery with Alejandra Valencia says goodbye to the Asian joust After winning the first set and tying the fourth, but in the fifth, to which he still arrived alive, he shot 8, 10 and 9, while the Japanese Furukawa eliminated him with 10, 9 and 10.
The first set went to Álvarez 26-23, the Mexican went up 2-0 thanks to shots of 10 and 9 in his presentation.
In the second set, the Mexican goalkeeper lost 23-30 due to a triple 10 by the locals.
The third set was won by the Japanese 29-27, while the fourth set was a 26-point draw.