Azzurre del volley defeated by the United States 3-2 at the end of a match with many mistakes and which now precludes Italy from finishing the group in first place.
Volleyball, bitter tie break: blue jokes from the Americans
by our correspondent Cosimo Cito
02 August 2021
1500 women, Sabbatini in the semifinals
Gaia Sabbatini bought the ticket for the semi-finals of 1,500 meters at the Tokyo Games. The blue finished his battery in 4th place running in 4’05 “41. Federica Del Buono was eliminated, 11th in the first battery in 4’07” 70.
200 women, Hooper and Kaddari in the semifinals
Gloria Hooper and Dalia Kaddari obtained the qualification for the semifinals of the 200 meters flat at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Hooper finished the first heat in 4th place running in 23 “16, good time for the repechage, while Kaddari got the direct qualification finishing 3rd in the fifth heat in 23” 26.
100 hs women, Camacho-Quinn gold
Puerto Rican Jasmine Camacho-Quinn won the gold medal in the 100 hurdles at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Harrison American silver, Jamaican Tapper bronze.
Canoe, Genzo in the semifinals
Francesca Genzo qualified for the semifinals of the K1 200 meters sprint canoe: the blue finished her battery in 2nd place behind the Danish Jorgensen.
Canoe, Burgo in the semifinals
Samuele Burgo is in the semifinal in the K1 1,000-meter sprint canoe: the blue finished his quarterfinals in 2nd place behind the Belgian Peters.
Settebello, 5-5 with Hungary
Settebello closes group A of the Olympic water polo tournament by drawing 5-5 against Hungary. The Azzurri finish without defeat at 8 points and are now waiting to meet their opponent in the quarter-finals.