It is Day 9 in Tokyo and the ultimate day of what has been a profitable location for Workforce USA: The pool. With 5 finals to go tonight, Workforce USA has a whopping 26 whole medals, together with eight golds on the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.
Highlighting tonight’s motion will likely be Caeleb Dressel, one of many greatest stars of those video games. Dressel has three gold medals already, together with an Olympic report within the 100-meter freestyle and and world report within the 100-meter butterfly to associate with his 4×100-meter relay gold. Tonight he’ll compete within the all the time wild 50-meter freestyle last and 4×100 medley relay.
Elsewhere, gold medals will likely be awarded in each tennis and golf and the day in Tokyo will likely be capped by annointing the quickest man on the planet title to the winner of the 100 meters on the observe.
Here is all one of the best from the Olympic motion:
Kiwis have a good time in model
After defeating France within the GOLD medal match of the #TokyoOlympics 7s match, New Zealand ladies’s rugby gamers carried out a conventional haka. pic.twitter.com/M0BcH0x6bn
— #TokyoOlympics (@NBCOlympics) July 31, 2021
New Zealand claimed their first ever gold medal in Olympic Rugby Sevens with a 26-12 victory over France within the last of the ladies’s competitors at Tokyo Stadium.
Katie Ledecky bids farewell to the Olympic village, however this is not the top of the street for the 24-year-old swimmer. She plans to attempt to compete on the 2024 Paris Olympics “and perhaps past as nicely.”
Thanks, Tokyo, and thanks all for the great assist this week and through the years! I may hear you all! 🥳
Bringing 2 Golds, 2 Silvers, and numerous reminiscences again to the USA❤️🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/XpXx7oDELQ
— Katie Ledecky (@katieledecky) July 31, 2021
With a ‘damaged freakin’ neck’
WWE Corridor of Famer Kurt Angle celebrated the twenty fifth anniversary of profitable a gold medal on the 1996 Summer season Olympics.
25 years in the past, WWE legend Kurt Angle received Olympic gold with a BROKEN NECK 👏 pic.twitter.com/QKPvQFGp8e
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 31, 2021
On this present day 25 years in the past, I received the Olympic Gold in freestyle wrestling. #withabrokenfreakinneck 😆No higher approach to spend my 25 yr anniversary than with my lovely household……My spouse and children mentioned I should purchase a ship now. We will see 😃#25yearsofgold #olympics #1996 pic.twitter.com/y89Ruk3ct8
— Kurt Angle (@RealKurtAngle) July 31, 2021