French basketball’s silver medalists, Adrien Barth at the foot of the podium, a Kenyan double in the women’s marathon and the coronation of Nelly Korda in golf: Here’s the information to remember from the night of the Tokyo Olympics.
The Blues fall in the final
French basketball players had to settle for a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics, Defeated (87-82) in the final by the American nomineesHe was crowned Olympic champion for the fourth time in a row, Saturday.
The Blues, who have maintained two victories over Team USA in international competitions, did not pass the three-pass against NBA stars led by Kevin Durant (29 points) who personally won the Olympic gold for the third time after London 2012. and Rio 2016.
No medal for Bart
Adrien Bart finished 4th in the 1000m single-seater (C1) canoe event Tokyo Olympics on Saturday. Bart, the 2019 world distance learning bronze medalist, missed the bronze by 1/10 of a second.
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Brazilian Izequias Queiroz dos Santos won the title, ahead of China’s Liu Hao and Moldova’s Sergei Tarnovci, third at a distance in 2016 in Rio, before he was deprived of his medal after a positive doping control.
Adrian Bart misses the medal by ten of a second. © Reuters
Kenny double in Sapporo
Kenya double, but an unexpected arrangement at the end of the women’s marathon: Olympic champion Perris Jepschercher was crowned as world record holder and favorite Brigid Kosgei, Saturday morning in Sapporo, a thousand kilometers north of Tokyo.
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Jepshire, 27, who gave birth to a baby girl in the fall of 2017, won in 2:27:20, 16 seconds ahead of Kosgei, a mother of eight-year-old twins, 26 aboard the USS Molly Seidl. And a bronze medal.
korda in history
American world number one Nelly Korda has become the Olympic golf champion, after the fourth and final round of the Women’s Olympic Championships was held on Saturday in Kawagoe. Korda, the youngest daughter of former Czech tennis player Petr Korda, won with a score of 267 (-17) and emulated compatriot Zander Sek Chodeli who was crowned in the men’s category.
New Zealand’s Lydia Ko and Japan’s Muni Inami, who tied for second place in the fourth round, have yet to decide in a playoff to determine who will take the silver medal.
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