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Des stars adolescentes du skateboard participent à une compétition de parc à Tokyo 2020 – suivre les mises à jour en direct

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Jour 12 of the Tokyo Olympics will see American stars Sydney McLaughlin and Dalila Muhammad go head to head in the women’s 400m hurdles.

In the second track and field session of the day, American teenage sprint sensation Erriyon Knighton, 17, will take on a fast field in the final of the men’s 200m.

Knighton is the youngest athlete to make the 200m final for 37 années, the youngest member of the current US Olympic track and field team, and the youngest American male track star at the games since Jim Ryun in 1964.

The women’s golf competition kicks off from Kasumigaseki Country Club with South Koreas’s Inbee Park aiming to repeat her victory in the women’s tournament at Rio 2016.

The first ever park skateboarding event will also get underway, with Great Britain’s Sky Brown, 13, 15-year-old Misugu Okamoto of japan and Bryce Wettstein of Team USA all involved.

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Who is Noah Lyles? The American sprinter hoping for 200m glory in Tokyo

He is one of the fastest men on the planet, and has used his profile to show public support for Black Lives Matter.

Now Noah Lyles will sprint for gold in the 200m final on Wednesday 4 August at 8.55am ET, which is 1.55pm GMT.

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Who is Noah Lyles? The American sprinter hoping for 200m glory in Tokyo

Noah Lyles failed to qualify for 100m but will contest 200m at first Games

Graeme Massie4 août 2021 02:01
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Pole Vault gold medal winner draws comparisons to actor Timothee Chalamet

He is the American-born pole vaulter who won Olympic gold for Sweden while representing his mother’s homeland.

Armand Duplantis claimed the gold medal in Tokyo with a 6.02m, or 19ft 9inch vault, and narrowly missed out on setting a new Olympic record.

But the athlete, who competed at Louisiana State University, caused an internet stir as social media users compared his looks to that of Hollywood star Timothee Chalet.

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People are comparing pole vault gold medal winner to Timothee Chalamet

Armand Duplantis was born in Louisiana but competes for Scandinavian nation in track and field

Graeme Massie4 août 2021 01:45
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Brazil takes gold in marathon swimming

The five-time world champion Ana Marcela Cunha took control of the race in tis final lap to finish ahead of Sharon Van Rouwendall of Holland, and Karenna Lee of Australia who took bronze.

Cunha won the event in a time of 1:59:30.8.

Graeme Massie4 août 2021 01:26