4 hr 34 min agoHere’s who won gold medals at the Olympics on TuesdayMalaika Mihambo of Team Germany celebrates winning the gold medal in the Women’s Long Jump Final on day eleven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2021. Matthias Hangst/Getty ImagesIt was a day to remember in the track and field events, with Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah completing a historic sprint double-double and Norway’s Karsten Warholm smashing the 400m hurdles world record on his way to gold. 26 gold medals in all were won Tuesday at the Tokyo Olympics. Here are the latest winners who are taking home gold:
Men’s Parallel Bars: Zou Jingyuan, ChinaWomen’s Balance Beam: Guan Chenchen, ChinaMen’s Horizontal Bar: Daiki Hashimoto, JapanTrack and Field:
Women’s Long Jump: Malaika Mihambo, GermanyMen’s 400m Hurdles: Karsten Warholm, NorwayMen’s Pole Vault: Armand Duplantis, SwedenWomen’s Hammer Throw: Anita Wlodarczyk, PolandWomen’s 800 meters: Athing Mu, United StatesWomen’s 200 meters: Elaine Thompson-Herah, JamaicaBoxing:
Women’s Feather: Sena Irie, JapanMen’s Welter: Roniel Iglesias, CubaCanoe Sprint
Women’s Kayak Single 200m: Lisa Carrington, New ZealandMen’s Canoe Double 1000m: CubaMen’s Kayak Single 1000m: Balint Kopasz, HungaryWomen’s Kayak Double 500m: New ZealandCycling Track
Women’s Team Pursuit: GermanyMen’s Team Sprint: NetherlandsDiving
Men’s 3 meter Springboard: Xie Siyi, ChinaSailing
Women’s Skiff-49er FX: BrazilMen’s Skiff-49er: Great BritainMen’s One Person Dinghy (Heavyweight): Giles Scott, Great BritainMixed Multihull-Nacra 17 Foiling: ItalyWeightlifting
Men’s 109kg: Akbar Djuraev, UzbekistanWrestling
Men’s Greco-Roman 77kg: Tamas Lorincz, HungaryMen’s Greco-Roman 97kg : Musa Evloev, Russian Olympic CommitteeWomen’s Freestyle 68kg: Tamyra Mensah Stock, United States10 hr 20 min agoSweden’s Armand “Mondo” Duplantis secures gold in the pole vaultFrom CNN’s Aleks Klosok
Armand Duplantis of Team Sweden during the Men’s Pole Vault Final on day eleven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2021. Matthias Hangst/Getty ImagesSweden’s Armand “Mondo” Duplantis fell agonizingly short of setting a new world record on the way to securing gold in the men’s pole vault on Tuesday.
The 21-year-old failed on three occasions at the height of 6.19 meters.
Duplantis was bidding to surpass his own world record of 6.18 meters.
The last athlete to win the pole vault Olympic title in a world record was Poland’s Wladyslaw Kozakiewicz at the 1980 Games in Moscow.
Duplantis’s gold was confirmed after he cleared a height of 6.02 meters with his first effort.
He remains the only man to surpass six meters this year.
American Chris Nilsen won the silver medal, and Brazil’s Thiago Braz, who was defending his 2016 Rio title, took bronze.
10 hr 39 min agoPoland’s Anita Włodarczyk makes history with third straight women’s hammer throw goldFrom CNN’s Aleks Klosok
Anita Wlodarczyk, of Poland, during the women’s hammer throw final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. David J. Phillip/APPoland’s Anita Włodarczyk became the first woman to win a specific individual athletics event three times in a row at the Olympic Games with gold in the women’s hammer throw on Tuesday.
World and Olympic record holder added to her golds at London 2012 and Rio 2016 with a dominant display on Tuesday, throwing a season’s best 78.48 meters in the fourth round.
The 35-year-old, who has four world championship golds, in 2015 became the first ever woman to send the hammer past the 80-meter mark.
China’s Wang Zheng secured silver with a season’s best throw of 77.03 meters with Poland’s Malwina Kopron taking the bronze medal.
10 hr 40 min agoAthing Mu becomes first American to win women’s 800 meter in more than 50 yearsFrom CNN’s Aleks Klosok
Athing Mu of Team United States competes in the Women’s 800m final on day eleven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2021. Patrick Smith/Getty Images19-year-old Athing Mu became the second-youngest Olympic 800 meter champion with a blistering performance at the Tokyo Olympic stadium on Tuesday.
Mu is the first US athlete to win the title in more than half a century, setting a new US national record in the process with a time of 1:55.21.
American Madeline Manning was the last US winner in this event back at the 1968 Games in Mexico City.
Great Britain’s 19-year-old Keely Hodgkinson set a new British record of 1:55.88 to claim silver, with American Raevyn Rogers claiming bronze in a personal best time of 1:56.81.
Mu is the second-youngest of seven siblings and was the first to be born in the United States a year after her family immigrated to the US from Sudan.
10 hr 44 min agoElaine Thompson-Herah completes historic sprint double-double with women’s 200 meter goldFrom CNN’s Aleks Klosok
Elaine Thompson-Herah of Team Jamaica celebrates with her country’s flag after winning the gold medal in the Women’s 200m Final on day eleven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2021. David Ramos/Getty ImagesJamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah became the first ever woman to win the 100 meter and 200 meter sprint double at two consecutive Olympic Games, with a stunning gold in Tuesday’s women’s 200 meter final.
Thompson-Herah won gold in 21.53 seconds – the second fastest time in women’s 200 meter history.
The Jamaican completed the first of her 100 meter and 200 meter sprint doubles at the 2016 Rio Games – the first woman to achieve this feat in 28 years.
The 29-year-old won her 100 meter gold at Tokyo in an Olympic record time on Saturday before sealing her place i
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