Canada They won their first gold medal in Women’s football, beat Sweden 3-2 on penalties after extra time, which failed to break the 1-1 tie in Tokyo on Friday. Sweden took its second straight silver, losing to Germany in the 2016 final in Rio.

Julia Grosso kept her cool with the decisive penalty in a surprising series of executions to give Canada the bronze medal they won in Rio and London in 2012.

Stena Placstinius gave Sweden the lead in the 34th minute when Kosovar Aslani shot in the penalty area against Stephanie Lapp.

Canada’s Jesse Fleming equalized from a penalty kick in the 67th minute after the referee entered the field screen and Swedish defender Amanda Elstedt ruled over Canadian Christine Sinclair.

Sweden dominated the rest of the organization and 30 minutes of extra time but failed to convert the pressure into shots on goal.

It was Canada’s second Olympic gold medal, and the men won the gold when a team from Galt, Ontario represented the country in three team championships at the 1904 Games in St. Louis.

historical first

As part of the Canadian team midfielder Queen He made history after winning his first Olympic gold medal in women’s soccer. The 25-year-old Toronto midfielder who was initially 11 years old has become the first non-binary transgender athlete to win an Olympic medal.

Quinn won his first title with Canada in 2014 and won a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Games, but only came out transgender last fall.

“I wanted to be myself in all areas of my life, and one of them in a public place,” Quinn said at the time. “So that was one of the reasons for that, because I’m tired of being wrong and things like that.”

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The presence of transgender New Zealand midfielder Laurel Hubbard has overshadowed the status of a major midfielder in the Tokyo Olympics thus far.

Other gold medals

400 meters distance belong to Bahamas In the Tokyo Olympics, with Shauna Miller Uibo Follow in the footsteps of compatriot Stephen Gardiner to win the women’s final on Friday.

American Alison Felix, who competed as a mother in her first Olympics, won the bronze medal, the tenth of her career.

Italy won 4 x 100m men’s relay Gold set the country’s record 37.50 seconds at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. The Italians beat Great Britain by 0.01 seconds, and Canada won the bronze with a time of 37.70 seconds. It was Italy’s first Olympic medal in the relay race since winning the bronze medal at the 1948 Olympics in London.

ten Jamaican women . added 4x100m relay take care of them
The Olympic team in Tokyo after sweeping the podium in the 100 meters race
the last. The team from Jamaica won in 41.02 seconds in a country record. she was
The second fastest time in history and the end of the American team’s career
Third consecutive Olympic gold medal in the event. The United States won the silver, followed by Great Britain, which won the bronze.

Slovenia Ganga Garnpreet He won his first gold medal in climbing women On Friday, he cemented his dominance on the field, and this week the sport’s Olympic debut approached.

Japan’s Miho Nonaka won the silver, and her compatriot Akio Noguchi won the bronze in her latest performance as a competitive sprinter.

World record holder in athletics Joshua Cheptig won from uganda 5000 meters menOn the penultimate lap, he leaves to collect gold. The victory would be a good consolation after winning the silver medal in the 10,000m.

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Kenya Yara Kipyegon Create a new Olympic record in Women’s 1500mWin time 3: 53.11.

Poland David Tomala dominate 50 km race track At the Tokyo Olympics, he won an amazing gold medal in his second long-distance attempt. Tomala led by 30 km, won 3:50:08, and carried the Polish flag in the last kilometer. Meanwhile, Italy Antonella Palmisano He took the gold in it 20 km women’s walk The day after his compatriot Massimo Stano won the men’s race.

On the bike track, Holland finished 1-2 inches Men’s 200m race with the final Harigo Lavrisona win a gold medal and Jeffrey Hoagland silver. during, Britain The cycling team won a gold medal in Madison women.

It was the third time that April Ross (left) had won the gold medal with teammate Alex Kleinman (right front) at the Tokyo Olympics.

United States Duo April Ros I Alex Kleinman won Women’s beach volleyball The gold medals were won by Australian Maria Artacho del Solar and Talico Clancy. Nicknamed “Team One,” Ross and Kleinman only left one group in Tokyo.

ten Holland They regained the gold medal in Women’s field hockeyBy beating Argentina 3:1 in the final. The Dutch, who finished second at the 2016 Rio Olympics, have won gold at three of the last four Olympics.

NS Heavyweight boxing Final (81-91 kg) Cuba Julio Croce, who was killed in a burglary just a few years ago, won his second Olympic gold by unanimous victory over Russian Muslim Gadzhimagomedov. He adds the Tokyo title to his lightweight crown at Rio 2016.

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On a rocky face, Slovenian Janja Garnbriet won her first-ever gold medal at the Women’s Combined Championships.

Germany update

Germany table tennis team missed in Men’s team finalHe won the silver medal after losing three games to nothing with China. After Timo Paul and Patrick Franziska lost their first doubles match to Xu Shen and Ma Long, Germany came under pressure when bronze medal winner Dmitriy Ovcharov was eliminated by Fan Zhengdong. The 40-year-old Paul continued his match against Ma, who won the gold in men’s singles but eventually lost in four sets.

29 years after the bronze coup of the current national team coach Ronald Weigl in the Barcelona Olympics, Jonathan Hilbert He wrote his chapter on German infantry history, winning a silver medal in the final 50 km race track. The Paris 2024 Games event will be canceled in favor of a new mixed event.

Other news from Tokyo 2020

Two Belarusian coaches who took part in attempts to force sprinter Kristina Simanska to return to Minsk have been stripped of their Olympic credentials and sent home by the International Olympic Committee.

COVID-19 cases continue to rise ahead of the weekend announced by the organizing committee on Friday. And a daily media brief confirmed that 29 people had tested positive for the virus, double what it was on Day 13, which set a new record since the start of the Games.
In total, 382 people were infected in connection with the Olympic Games.

jt, dv (AFP, AP, dpa, Reuters)