Eventing rider Janneke Boonzaadjer 21st for now
13:52: After the first day of dressage, Amazone Janneke Boonzaadjer is in 21st place in the equestrian eventing section. With Champ de Tailleur she scored 33.00 penalty points. Britain’s Oliver Townend is the best for now. With Ballaghmor Class he came to 23.60.
So far, more than forty combinations have taken their test. Twenty more will follow, including the Dutch Merel Blom. The Netherlands did not qualify for the Nations Cup in Tokyo, but will be present with two individual riders. Great Britain is currently leading in the country classification, ahead of Sweden and Japan.
The differences in dressage do not say everything. Two more parts follow with the cross and a jumping course.
Kromowidjojo and Heemskerk to the semi-finals 50 meters free
12:52 pm: Dutch swimmers Ranomi Kromowidjojo and Femke Heemskerk have qualified for the semi-finals of the 50-meter freestyle. Kromowidjojo, who has put everything into this part, swam the eighth time with 24.41 seconds.
Heemskerk reached the semi-final with 24.77 seconds as 16th and last. The Australian Emma McKeon, was the fastest through. She swam a new Olympic record with 24.02 seconds.
The semi-finals will be swum in the night from Friday to Saturday (Dutch time). The final is scheduled for the following night.
Judo phenomenon Riner misses gold in Tokyo
12.37 pm: French judoka Teddy Riner failed to win his third consecutive Olympic gold medal in Tokyo. The phenomenon on the mat had to settle for bronze in the class over 100 kg.
In the battle for bronze, he defeated the Japanese Hisayoshi Harasawa. Before that, Riner had lost to Russian Tamerlan Basjayev in the quarterfinals, with which he was referred to the rematch.
Riner won gold at the Olympics in 2012 and 2016 and bronze in 2008. He also has ten world titles and five European titles on his honors list.
The Dutchman Henk Grol was eliminated in the first round.
Football players with jubilant Miedema against US at Games
12.02 pm: The Dutch soccer players start with the jubilee Vivianne Miedema in the duel with the United States in the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games. The striker started in the final group match against China (8-2) due to minor complaints on the bench, but will return against the reigning world champions. Miedema, who is going to play her hundredth international match, scored no fewer than eight goals in the group stage.
Two of them produced the all-time top scorer of the Orange (82 goals) as a substitute in the last half hour against China. The match in the Yokohama stadium, where the 2002 World Cup final between Brazil and Germany was played, starts at 1 p.m. Dutch time. It is a repeat of the 2019 World Cup final, when the ‘Lionesses’ lost 2-0 to ‘Team USA’.
Netherlands setup: Van Veenendaal; Wilms, Van der Gragt, Nouwen and Janssen; Roord, Van de Donk and Groenen; Van de Sanden, Miedema and Martens.
Lambriex and Van Vugt drop to seventh place in 49er
11.48 am: Bart Lambriex and Pim van Vugt had a mediocre day in the 49er class. In the three races on Friday they finished in 13th, 14th and 8th place. In the standings, the duo dropped from sixth to seventh place.
They are now 25 points behind the British Dylan Fletcher and Stuart Bithell, who are in the lead with three races left on Saturday and a medal race.
Sailor Nicholas Heiner had a day off. He continued his advance towards the podium in the Finn on Thursday. He finished fourth in race five and second in race six. He rose from sixth to fourth place in the standings. His next two races are Saturday.
Japanese Crown Prince attends Olympic Games closing ceremony
11.29 am: Japanese Crown Prince Fumihito attends the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics in place of Emperor Naruhito. That has been announced by the Imperial Palace.
Fumihito, the emperor’s younger brother, will therefore be present in the Olympic stadium on August 8. Due to the pandemic, the ceremony will take place without an audience.
Emperor Naruhito officially launched the Olympic Games on July 23 during the opening ceremony.
South Korean archer An takes third gold
11.17 am: South Korean archer An San has won her third gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. She captured the title in the individual tournament on Friday, beating the Russian Elena Osipova in the final.
An (20) came back from a 3-5 deficit, only to take the gold medal via a shoot-out.
Previously, An already won the main prize in the mixed competition and the country competition for women.
Dipper Jansen qualifies for semi-finals
10.43 am: Dipper Inge Jansen has qualified for the semi-final on the 3-meter board at the Olympic tournament in Tokyo. The Dutch met the requirement in Friday’s qualifying, a place in the best 18 after five jumps.
Jansen was 16th, with a total score of 278.75. The Chinese Shi Tingmao achieved the best result, 350.45.
Jansen now has to finish in the top 12 in the semi-finals to get through to the final battle.
Athlete Van Hunenstijn eliminated in 100 meters series
6:54 AM: Marije van Hunenstijn has already been eliminated in the 100 meters series at the Olympic athletics tournament in Tokyo. The 26-year-old sprinter from Apeldoorn ran to sixth place in her heat in 11.27. The top three qualified directly for the semi-finals. Her time was also not good enough to qualify for the next round.
The sprinter ran her best time of the season, but stayed away from her best time from 2019, when she ran 11.13 and thus qualified for the Tokyo Games. Van Hunenstijn was the only Dutch athlete to compete in the king’s number of athletics. Dafne Schippers and Jamile Samuel unsubscribed. They focus on the 200 meters.
Van Hunenstijn can now focus on the 4×100 meter relay.
Athlete Smidt to semifinals 400 meters hurdles
05.20 am: The first Dutch athlete to come into action at the Olympic athletics tournament has done well. Nick Smidt finished fourth in his series in the 400 meters hurdles and that meant a direct passage to the semi-finals.
His time of 49.55 was slightly above his personal best of 49.28. The 24-year-old athlete from Assen set the 22nd fastest time of all participants in the Olympic Stadium.
Smidt has competed over 400 hurdles more than ten times this season. He failed to break the Olympic limit of 48.90, but did accumulate enough points to rise in the world rankings to such an extent that he still qualified for Tokyo. He is a three-time Dutch champion.
Judoka Savelkouls immediately eliminated from Play
4:45 a.m.: Tessie Savelkouls has got stuck in the first round of the Olympic judo tournament. 29-year-old Savelkouls, who has just returned from a serious knee and foot injury, lost in the over 78 kilogram class on waza-ari from South Korea’s Han Mijin. After the defeat, Savelkouls received applause from those present in the stands.
Savelkouls did not resume training until May this year, fifteen months after she suffered a nerve tear in her right leg at the Grand Slam in Paris. Doctors only gave her a 1 percent chance of recovery, but Savelkouls successfully completed the heavy rehabilitation process and was able to return to the judo mat. A month ago it was announced that she would even travel to Tokyo.
For Savelkouls it was the second participation in the Games. Five years ago, she lost in the rematches in Rio de Janeiro.
South African swimming gold in 200 school world record
4.16 am: South African swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker set a world record gold in the 200m breaststroke at the Olympics. The 24-year-old Shoemaker immediately raised her arm after tapping it to celebrate her victory. When she turned around and looked at the scoreboard, she was surprised to see that she had swum a world record at the Tokyo Aquatics Center with 2.18.95.
It led to tears of joy for Schoenmaker, who was joined on the podium by American swimmers Lilly King (silver in 2.19.92) and Annie Lazor (2.20.84). Since 2013, the world record in the 200 school has been held by Danish Rikke Møller Pedersen with 2.19.11. Schoenmaker previously took silver in the 100 school in Tokyo.
Russian Evgeni Rilov also won the 200 meters after the 100-meter backstroke. The 24-year-old Rilov took the gold in 1.53.27, ahead of the American defending champion Ryan Murphy (1.54.15) and the British Luke Greenbank (1.54.72).
Swimmer Korstanje eliminated in semifinals 100 butterfly
03.50 am: Swimmer Nyls Korstanje failed to qualify for the final of the 100-meter butterfly at the Olympic Games. The 22-year-old Gelderlander finished sixth in the second semi-final in 51.80 seconds. It turned out to be the twelfth time, not enough to swim the final on Saturday morning.
Korstanje had tightened his own Dutch record to 51.54 in the series. He returned in the semi-final after 50 meters in second place, but on the second lane he lost some speed. The American Caeleb Dressel swam another Olympic record in the heat of Korstanje with 49.71. Dressel became Olympic champion in the 100 free the day before.
Korstanje will compete with the mixed relay team in the Olympic final of the 4×100 change on Saturday. The butterfly specialist will then probably form a quartet with Kira Toussaint, Arno Kamminga and Femke Heemskerk.
Start of BMX semifinals postponed due to bad weather
3:05 a.m.: The BMX’ers cannot start their semifinals at the Olympic Games for the time being. It is raining hard in Tokyo, where thunderstorms are also feared. The matches, which were to start at 3:00 am and would be followed by the finals, have been postponed and will certainly not start before 3:45 am.
All six Dutch participants qualified for the semi-finals. For the men, these are Niek Kimmann, Twan van Gendt and Joris Harmsen. In the women’s race, Laura Smulders, Merel Smulders and Judy Baauw take to the track.
Roeister Souwer wins B-final skiff at Games in Tokyo
2:24 AM: Rower Sophie Souwer has won the B-final of the single scull at the Olympic Games. The 34-year-old Dutchman finished seventh on the Sea Forest Waterway in Japan.
Souwer crossed the finish line in fourth place in her semifinal, behind rowers from Russia, Switzerland and China. With that, she just missed the final of the skiff.
The Dutch rower was part of the women’s eight at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, finishing sixth.
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