Tokyo Olympics: Gold for Galal Yafai, Tom Daley takes bronze & madison silver for Partitions and Hayter

Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8
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Tom Daley received bronze within the males’s 10m platform at Tokyo 2020 after boxer Galal Yafai grew to become Olympic flyweight champion.

Within the velodrome, Matt Partitions and Ethan Hayter added a 3rd medal, winning silver in the men’s madison.

Staff GB are fourth within the medal desk, with 61 in complete.

There are additional possibilities for golds on Saturday in athletics and equestrian.

On the penultimate day of competitors, Staff GB are above Australia and the Russian Olympic Committee, who’ve each received 17 golds.

Medal table

Double delight for Daley

At Rio 2016, Daley was heartbroken after bombing out of the men’s 10m platform semi-finals.

5 years later, he certified fourth for the ultimate in Tokyo behind Chinese language pair Cao Yuan and Yang Jian, and Aleksandr Bondar of the Russian Olympic Committee.

The 27-year-old, who won gold in the synchronised event with Matty Lee, led the competitors via the midway level and was assured his second medal of the Video games after his last try, with the trio who completed above him within the semi-finals nonetheless to dive.

Bondar was too far behind to problem, and although Cao and Yang took gold and silver respectively, Daley wrote his identify within the historical past books as the primary British diver to safe 4 Olympic medals.

Daley reached two finals on his Olympic debut, aged 13, on the 2008 Video games and received his first Olympic medal at London 2012 – a bronze within the 10m platform.

4 years later, it was one other bronze, this time within the synchronised occasion alongside Daniel Goodfellow.

Twice a person world champion, Daley lastly ended a long wait for Olympic gold alongside Lee in an emotional and nerve-filled males’s synchronised 10m platform last final week.

Second time fortunate for Yafai

Former automobile manufacturing unit employee Yafai was decided to persevere together with his Olympic dream after his defeat by Cuba’s Joahnys Argilagos within the second spherical at Rio 2016.

Since then, the 28-year-old has loved a gentle stream of medals, successful silver on the 2017 Europeans, gold on the 2018 Commonwealths and bronze on the 2019 European Video games.

The Birmingham fighter, whose brothers Gamal and Kal are each professional boxers, claimed his greatest title of all and Nice Britain’s fifth boxing medal of a assured six in Tokyo with a 4-1 factors choice victory over Paalam on the Kokugikan Enviornment.

Bronze medals have already been secured by Kariss Artingstall and Frazer Clarke, whereas Pat McCormack and Ben Whittaker received silver.

With Lauren Value assured no less than a silver and GB’s sixth boxing medal of the Video games in Sunday’s middleweight last, Tokyo 2020 can be Britain’s most profitable Olympics within the boxing ring since 1920.

Partitions and Hayter add second madison medal

Matt Walls and Ethan Hayter

Matt Partitions and Ethan Hayter’s madison silver marks a sixth medal on the biking observe for Staff GB in Tokyo – greater than every other nation.

Partitions, 23, has completed on the rostrum for the second time on his Olympic debut aftertaking gold in Friday’s omnium, whereas their efforts produced a second madison medal in two days, after Laura Kenny and Katie Archibald’s dominant gold-medal trip on Friday.

Partitions and Hayter held the gold medal spot after 10 sprints, having made a robust and constant begin however light in an open race earlier than a breathless last dash secured silver.

It was nonetheless not sufficient to overtake reigning world champions Denmark, who received gold, with France third.

The place might Staff GB win extra medals on day 15?

Britain has three athletes within the males’s 1500m last (12:40 BST), with Jake Wightman, Jake Heyward and Josh Kerr all in motion.

Elsewhere in observe and subject, Morgan Lake competes within the excessive leap last (11:35), Eilish McColgan and Jess Judd are within the 10,000m last (11:45), and the British quartet of Emily Diamond, Zoey Clarke, Laviai Nielsen and Nicole Yeargin will hope to complete on the rostrum within the 4x400m relay last (13:30-14:00).

In showjumping, Holly Smith (on Denver), Harry Charles (Romeo 88) and Ben Maher (Explosion W) certified seventh for showjumping’s group occasion last (11:00).

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