On Tuesday, August 3, there is little but important activity for the Delegation of the Dominican Republic in Tokyo 2020, being a day led by the baseball team, which will play their permanence in the Olympic Games when they face Israel
The activity of the Dominican Republic during the Tuesday, August 3 It will be limited to the early hours of the morning, however, its importance lies in the possibility that the country advances to participate in medals in two disciplines and remain alive in baseball, the national sport of the Caribbean country.
Tuesday’s session begins with the Dominican Baseball Team, number seven in the world according to the ranking of the World Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC), playing repechage against his counterpart from Israel (number 24), who was already in charge of eliminating Mexico (rank five) during the first match of the second round.
The Dominicans have announced the left-hander on the mound Christopher Mercedes, who pitched six quality innings against Japan during the opening match of Tokyo 2020, while the Israelis will have the right Josh zeid. The game is scheduled to start at 6:00 AM (Dominican Republic time).
Also scheduled for 6:00 AM the rider is scheduled to start Hector Florentino Roca in the competition of individual jumps (equestrian), which will have 73 participants in its first round. The jockey is the first Dominican man in history to qualify for a competition of this nature.
Tuesday’s Olympic day concludes for the Dominican Republic with the participation of Yancarlos Martinez in the semifinals of the Men’s 200 meter sprint, after qualifying for that stage on Monday night. The race is scheduled to start at 7:50 AM (Dominican time).
Martinez crossed to the semifinals by finishing second in the sixth group of preliminary competitions with a time of 20.17 (national record). Said time was the second best among all the runners who performed in the first stage of the competition.