Puerto Rico’s Jasmine Camacho-Quinn wins women’s 100 meter obstacles gold
Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico has won the women’s 100 meter obstacles gold award in Tokyo with a period of 12.37 seconds.
Camacho-Quinn claims Puerto Rico’s first decoration of these Games. It’s the country’s second-historically speaking olympic style events decoration, and its first gold award in an olympic style events event. She likewise turns out to be only the second woman from Puerto Rico to win an Olympic award.
Group USA’s Kendra Harrison acquired silver with a period of 12.52 and Jamaica’s Megan Tapper claimed bronze in 12.55.
Greece’s Miltiadis Tentoglou wins men’s long jump gold at the Tokyo Olympics
Miltiadis Tentoglou of Greece has won the men’s long jump gold award at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a leap of 8.41 meters.
Cuba’s Juan Miguel Echevarria likewise bounced 8.41 meters, yet Tentoglou won by a tiebreaker with a longer second-best leap of 8.15 meters compared to Echevarria’s 8.09.
This is Greece’s first historically speaking award in quite a while’s long leap and the country’s second decoration — both gold — in these Games.
Echevarria takes the silver award and individual Cuban Maykel Masso won bronze by bouncing 8.21 meters.
Sifan Hassan fell during her 1,500 meter heat — and still managed to completed first
Dutch sprinter Sifan Hassan started her bid for an unprecedented distance triple crown on Monday, and it got off to a wild start.
With a lap to go in Hassan’s 1,500 meter heat, the sprinter before her stumbled and fell. Hassan then, at that point fell over her, and it appeared as though her attempt to leave a mark on the world was in danger.
Yet, Hassan had the option to rapidly get back up and start running. Then, at that point she turned on the planes.
As the warmth drew to its nearby, she had outperformed the vast majority of the field. By the final leg, she was, some way or another, back in dispute.
In the final advances, Hassan surged ahead and managed to win the warmth in a near tie. She ran the 1500 meters — simply under a mile — in 4:05.17, despite falling halfway through.
Hassan will go for her first gold award this evening in Tokyo in the women’s 5,000 meter final.
Winning 100m gold medal a “dream” for Lamont Marcell Jacobs
“It’s a dream, a dream, it is phenomenal. Possibly, tomorrow, I can envision what they are saying, yet today it is incredible.”
Those are the words Lamont Marcell Jacobs used to describe his musings in the fallout of his dazzling 100m gold award triumph.
Jacobs stunned the games local area to claim the Olympic 100m crown, turning into the main Italian man in history to do as such.
Speaking to the media afterwards, he expressed gratitude toward his family who he says have “consistently upheld him.”
Notwithstanding, 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 praise him.
Tamberi had quite recently won his own gold award minutes before and was in the ideal situation to celebrate with his countryman.
Furthermore, Jacobs trusts it was the ideal way for the pair to celebrate their minutes on the greatest stage.
“At the point when I got to Gianmarco, we support one another. We as a whole know his story – he might have won in Rio (2016) yet he had a physical issue yet being here together is a fantastic thing. I put stock in him and had faith in myself.”
World record breaker Rojas knew she “had that distance in her legs” beforehand
As she landed in the sand and realized what she’d accomplished, Yulimar Rojas lifted her hands aloft in festival and the tears came not long afterwards.
The Venezuelan triple jumper had quite recently smashed a world record which had represented 26 years as she flew a surprising 15.67m.
She’d already broken the Olympic record on her first leap however had the option to go above and beyond only minutes after the fact.
What’s more, afterwards, she told the media that she knew she “had that distance in her legs” beforehand.
“I’m lost for words, I can’t describe this inclination and this second,” she said. “Gold decoration victor, with an Olympic record, and a world record … Goodness. It is an incredible evening.
“I was looking for it, I realized we had that distance in my legs to get it today. I was bombing somewhat in the specialized angle, however the last leap was one to give everything, and it was that way.
“I focused on putting forth a strong effort, enjoying and it came out.
“It fulfills me. I need to enjoy it now and live the experience.”
Rojas broke a record that had remained since 1995 set by Ukrainian Inessa Kravets.