Once again, Belgium missed a medal. In the triathlon, Martin van Riel finished fourth, 48 seconds behind new Olympic champion Norway’s Christian Blumenfelt, and 28 seconds behind New Zealand bronze medalist Hayden Wild.
Red lions continue to impress. After a successful opening against the Netherlands, our hockey players are back against Germany and have already qualified for the quarter-finals.
As for the Belgian national basketball team 3 × 3, it fell to China (21-20). Three days later, the record is three defeats to two victories.
Like Axel Crossbergs on Sunday, our compatriot Laure Brugman failed to qualify for the skateboard final.
We should also note Wannes Van Laer’s 25th place in the second laser race.
The sensation of the evening came from Momiji Nishiya. At the age of 13, the Japanese became the first Olympic champion in the history of skating.
In tennis, Naomi Osaka did not shake hands and went to the round of 16.
In swimming, Britain’s Adam Peaty won the gold, as he did in Rio in 2016, in the 100-meter breaststroke. In the 400-meter freestyle, the title went to Ariarn Titmus ahead of Katie Ledecky. Finally, the American relay won the 4x100m freestyle race.
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