The men’s soccer final and the dives from the 10-meter platform monopolize the spotlight in the Olympic activity
Tokyo 2020 experiences more and more surprises and gives more emotions. With disciplines that have already ended and others that are about to begin, the Olympic joust gives the world the best of each of the participating athletes.
For this Saturday, August 7, the activity is promising and full of illusion for entire countries that want to see their competitors triumph at the top of the podium. While reaching this showcase is an achievement worthy of applause, there is still the strongest thing that is to be measured against the best in the world.
At ESPN Digital we prepare the events that you cannot miss this Saturday, August 7 in Tokyo 2020.
The women’s marathon is ahead due to the heat
Time: 16:00 Friday
The competition was scheduled for this Saturday at 07:00 am, local time; however, it was brought forward an hour due to the high temperatures expected in Sapporo, the scene of the race. The Kenyan Ruth Chepngetich, world champion, and Brigid Kosgei are the riders whom all the rivals look with respect.
France against the United States in the final of the court
Time: 9:30 pm Friday
The French basketball team beat the United States in the group stage. The two teams meet again in the Saitama final. A new gold or a new affront awaits these two teams that have been favorites to win the gold.
Brazil-Spain, all for football
The Olympic soccer tournament offers an interesting final between Brazil, which intends to revalidate the title won in Rio 2016, and Spain, which was gold in Barcelona’92. Both teams were favorites and have all the eyes of the world on them.
European duel for volleyball
Time: 23:30 Friday
France will meet the Russian Olympic Committee in the volleyball final. Both delegations left powers on the road and although they have already secured a medal, both will seek gold. Meanwhile, Argentina and Brazil will fight for bronze. The Brazilians have been gold or silver in the last four editions, the Argentines have only been on the podium once, with the bronze in Seoul’88.
The 10-meter platform will crown its king
Time: 01:00 (end)
Diving will take the spotlight early Saturday morning. With powers like China and Great Britain fighting inch by inch, the best dive will reign supreme at the Tokyo Aquatic Center.
Dina or Arina?
Russian twins Dina and Arina Averina play for Olympic gold in rhythmic gymnastics. Only the Israeli Linoy Ashram can overshadow them.