Olympic day had surprises in basketball, soccer and diving

Olympic day had surprises in basketball, soccer and diving

The Olympians will not have one of their figures in the fight for gold in basketball, after Luka Doncic and Slovenia fell to France, in one of the most striking news on the Olympic day

The early hours of this Thursday surprised many with what happened at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Since the elimination of Slovenia in Basketball against France, as well as the 1-2 of China in the women’s dives from the 10-meter platform.

Faced with this panorama, in ESPN Digital We prepare the most relevant of this Thursday morning at the international level.

Luka Doncic and Slovenia run out of end

In men’s basketball, the NBA star missed out on the final with Slovenia after losing to France in the tournament’s semi-final. In this way they stayed on the edge of the silver and gold medals and will collide with Australia for the bronze. Meanwhile, the United States will meet France for Olympic glory.

Athletics continues to deliver medals

It was Steven Gardiner from the Bahamas who took the gold in the men’s 400m event. He was followed by Colombian Anthony Zambrano and Kirani James from Granada. In addition, Canadian Damian Warner took the gold in decathlon.

United States takes bronze in soccer

After the surprise that the US team was left out of the fight for the silver or gold medals, it was left with the bronze after beating Australia 4-3 in an owner who had many emotions and that took place in the Ibaraki Kashima Stadium.

Karate gave its first medals

For Tokyo 2020, this discipline was one of the debutants. During the early hours of this Thursday, she delivered the first medals where the first gold was won by the Spanish Sandra Sánchez in the women’s Kata. While the French Steven da Costa achieved the gold in Kumite -67 kilograms and the Bulgarian Ivet Goranova won the gold in the women’s Kumite -55 kilograms.

China dominates in diving

From the 10-meter platform in the women’s branch, the Chinese delegation took 1-2 after dives that rose to perfection. It was Hongchan Quan who took the gold, while his compatriot Yuxi Chen claimed the silver. The bronze went to the Australian Melissa Wu.

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