Play the games! After the opening ceremony in Tokyo it is time for the races. Calcomercato.com tells in real time all the main updates of the first day at the Olympics.
Vito Dell’Aquila beats the Argentine Guzman 29-10 and qualifies for the final in taewkwondo: appointment at 14.45 dreaming of the gold medal.
Tennis: they advance Fabio Fognini e Lorenzo Sonego, who in the first round beat the Japanese Yuichi Sugita and Taro Daniel. Instead they go out immediately Lorenzo Musetti (defeated in two sets 6-3 6-4 by the Australian Millman) and among women Sara Errani, beaten 6-0 6-1 by the Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
Luigi Samele wins the blue derby beating Enrico Berrè 15-10 and goes to the semifinals in the men’s saber against the South Korean Kim: appointment at 12.25 to play for a medal.
Luca Curatoli eliminated in the first round by the Romanian Iulian Teodosiu. Always in fencing, but female sword, Rossella Fiamingo e Federica Isola they are eliminated in the quarter-finals by the Estonian Katrina Lehis and the Chinese Sun respectively.
Surf: the Portuguese Frederico Morais tested positive at Covid-19 and will not be able to participate in the Games.
Paolo Monna eliminated in the 10-meter pistol qualifiers.
Archery: Mauro Nespoli e Chiara Rebagliati eliminated in the first round against the Netherlands in the mixed team tournament.
Boating: the four without male senior of Matteo Castaldo, Bruno Rosetti, Matteo Lodo and Giuseppe Vicino comes second in the battery and qualifies for the semifinal. Same milestone for the men’s double lightweights (Stefano Oppo and Pietro Ruta), for the two without masculine (G.iovanni Abagnale and Marco Di Costanzo) and for the two without feminine (Kiri Tontodonati e Aisha Rocek).
Men’s volleyball: Italy beats Canada by 3 sets to 2.
Judo: eliminated in the first round Francesca Milani (category -48 kg) against Chinese Taipei Lin Chen-Hao.
Shooting: no final for Sofia Ceccarello in the 10-meter rifle specialty.
The first gold medal goes to the Chinese Yang Qian, who won the women’s 10-meter air rifle final.