7 hr 12 min agoSunday saw 26 gold medals awarded at the Tokyo OlympicsChina’s Chen Yufei holds her singles badminton gold medal on August 1. (Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Images)Italy took home two gold medals in a thrilling day of track and field, with Gianmarco Tamberi winning in men’s high jump and Lamont Marcell Jacobs edging out the competition to earn the country’s first ever men’s 100m crown.
Here is a full list of the gold medal winners from Sunday:
Men’s Floor Exercise: Artem Dolgopyat, IsraelWomen’s Vault: Rebeca Andrade, BrazilMen’s Pommel Horse: Max Whitlock, Great BritainWomen’s Uneven Bars: Nina Derwael, BelgiumAthletics
Women’s Shot Put: Gong Lijiao, ChinaMen’s High Jump: Mutaz Essa Barshim, Qatar and Gianmarco Tamberi, ItalyWomen’s Triple Jump: Yulimar Rojas, VenezuelaMen’s 100m: Lamont Marcell Jacobs, ItalyBadminton
Women’s Singles: Chen Yufei, ChinaCycling BMX Freestyle
Women’s Park: Charlotte Worthington, Great BritainMen’s Park: Logan Martin, AustraliaDiving
Women’s 3m Springboard: Shi Tingmao, ChinaFencing
Men’s Individual Stroke Play: Xander Schauffele, United StatesSailing
Men’s One Person Dinghy-Laser: Matt Wearn, AustraliaWomen’s One Person Dinghy-Laser Radial: Anne-Marie Rindom, DenmarkSwimming
Men’s 50m Freestyle: Caeleb Dressel, United StatesWomen’s 50m Freestyle: Emma McKeon, AustraliaMen’s 1500m Freestyle: Robert Finke, United StatesWomen’s 4 X 100m Medley Relay: AustraliaMen’s 4 X 100m Medley Relay: United StatesTennis
Women’s Doubles: Barbora Krejcikova/Katerina Siniakova, Czech RepublicMen’s Singles: Alexander Zverev, GermanyMixed Doubles: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova/Andrey Rublev, Russian Olympic CommitteeWeightlifting
Women’s 76kg: Neisi Patricia Dajomes Barrera, Ecuador8 hr 20 min agoWinning 100m gold medal a “dream” for Lamont Marcell Jacobs From CNN’s Ben Morse in London
Lamont Marcell Jacobs celebrates becoming the first Italian man to ever win the men’s Olympic 100m gold medal. (David Ramos/Getty Images)”It’s a dream, a dream, it is fantastic. Maybe, tomorrow, I can imagine what they are saying, but today it is incredible.”
Those are the words Lamont Marcell Jacobs used to describe his thoughts in the aftermath of his stunning 100m gold medal victory.
Jacobs shocked the athletics community to claim the Olympic 100m crown, becoming the first Italian man in history to do so.
Speaking to the media afterwards, he thanked his family who he says have “always supported him.”
However, in the seconds after he crossed the line and became Olympic champion, it was Italian high jumper Gianmarco Tamberi who was the first there to congratulate him.
Tamberi had just won his own gold medal minutes before and was in the perfect position to celebrate with his compatriot.
And Jacobs believes it was the perfect way for the pair to celebrate their moments on the biggest stage.
“When I got to Gianmarco, we support each other. We all know his story — he could have won in Rio (2016) but he had an injury but being here together is something spectacular. I believe in him and believed in myself.”
8 hr 31 min agoDual gold medal winners in men’s high jump reflect on their victory, injuriesFrom CNN’s Fernando Alfonso in Atlanta
Joint gold medalists Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar and Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy celebrate on the track following the high jump final at the Olympic Stadium on August 1. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)Following a thrilling end to the men’s high jump, joint gold medal winners Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy and Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar shared their mutual appreciation for one another and the obstacles they overcame to compete in Tokyo.
“It is unreal, it is crazy. I am so happy, man. It was the only thing missing (from his high jump career). Now, I am complete, I am so happy,” Barshim said. “It is amazing, man. To share it with Marco is an amazing feeling. It is a great feeling. I’m really happy.”Barshim battled back from an ankle injury while Tamberi suffered career-threatening injuries.
“After my injuries, I just wanted to come back, but now I have this gold, it’s incredible. I dreamed of this so many times,” Tamberi said. “I was told in 2016 just before Rio, there was a risk I wouldn’t be able to compete anymore. It’s been a long journey.”
Both Tamberi and Barshim had tried, and failed, to clear 2.39m in Tokyo.
They both had identical records after clearing 2.37m, so both agreed to share the gold medal and the title of Olympic champion.
Both set season-best records as they pushed each other to the gold.
Maksim Nedasekau of Belarus won bronze on countback having also cleared 2.37m.
8 hr 39 min agoBelarus Olympian asks IOC for help against “forcible” return to MinskFrom CNN’s Seb Shukla, Krystina Shveda & Taylor Barnes
Belarusian athlete Kristina Timanovskaya is escorted by police officers at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo on August 1. (Issei Kato/Reuters)Kristina Timanovskaya, a Belarusian sprinter competing in Tokyo, released a video Sunday calling for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to help her avoid being returned to her native country.
“I was put under pressure and they are trying to forcibly take me out of the country without my consent. I ask the IOC to intervene,” she says in the short video released on social media.
It appeared online after Timanovskaya was told she will no longer be able to compete for Belarus and must return to Minsk immediately, according to Anatol Kotau of the Belarus Sports Solidarity Foundation.
The group represents Belarusian athletes repressed by Belarusian authorities.
Kotau, who is in direct contact with Timanovskaya, said that at around 3 p.m. Tokyo time on Sunday, representatives of the Belaru
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