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He was in fifth location heading into the assortments final 50m on Friday early morning, however he found another gear to power into second location, completing just 0.28 seconds behind Shun Wang of China.Scott told the BBC: “It was constantly going to be tight, it was constantly going to be amazing.” It has actually always been a life aspiration of mine so to come away with a medal, a private medal as well, is absolutely amazing.” A little earlier, there was disappointment for Team GB rower Vicky Thornley, who agonisingly missed out on out on a medal in the femaless single sculls at the Sea Forest Waterway.She lost out on bronze to Austrias Magdalena Lobnig – and had actually been bidding for a 2nd Olympic medal after winning double sculls silver alongside Dame Katherine Grainger in Rio 5 years ago.New Zealands Emma Twigg won the gold medal.
In sports, Team GBs Dina Asher-Smith certified for the 100 metres semi-finals after clocking 11.07 seconds in heat one.Asher-Smith, who qualified joint 11th fastest for Saturdays semi-finals, said: “I do have another level – of course I do, its an Olympics.” Team GBs Daryll Neita ran an individual finest of 10.96 seconds to certify and Asha Philip also got through to the next stage.

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Lawrence Okoye, of Britain, contends in his heat of guyss discus. Picture: AP

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Jemma Reekie wins a heat in the ladiess 800 metres

Keely Hodgkinson managed to certify also, after finishing 2nd in her heat in 2 minutes 0.159 seconds and Alex Bell finished fourth, reaching the semi-finals as one of the six fastest outside the automated qualifiers.In the high dive, Great Britains Tom Gale got approved for the final with a seasons best of 2.28 m.But Team GB lost out on a location in the discus final, after Lawrence Okoye tape-recorded 3 no throws.

Gymnast Bryony Page has actually won bronze in the trampolining, taking Team GBs medal haul at the Tokyo Olympics to 24. Page topped the leaderboard with 2 routines to go, but was surpassed by Chinas Zhiu Xueying and Liu Lingling.
It is a second Olympics medal for Page, who took silver at Rio 2016. Her medal win followed Team GBs rowers got a bronze in the guyss eight.The team – Josh Bugajski, Jacob Dawson, Tom George, Mohamed Sbihi, Charles Elwes, Oliver Wynne-Griffith, James Rudkin, Henry Fieldman, and Tom Ford – were ruled out medal favourites ahead of the race and ended up behind New Zealand and Germany.

He was in fifth location heading into the collections final 50m on Friday early morning, but he found another gear to power into second location, completing simply 0.28 seconds behind Shun Wang of China.Scott informed the BBC: “It was always going to be tight, it was constantly going to be exciting.” Greenbank had certified 2nd fastest the mornings final and started well, sitting just behind Evgeny Rylov of the Russian Olympic Committee after the very first length.

In the 800m, Jemma Reekie made it through to the semi-finals after winning her heat in 1 minute 59.97 seconds.Despite the outstanding result, she stated: “It wasnt quite as I would have liked, I didnt do what I wanted but Im through and thats the main point”.

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Excellent Britains Daryll Neita in the ladiess 100m heat

The medal is Britains 2nd in the Tokyo Olympics rowing regatta after a silver in the mens quadruple sculls on Wednesday.
Earlier, Team GB tasted success in the pool, with medals for swimmers Duncan Scott and Luke Greenbank.
Scott won the silver medal in the 200m individual collection and Greenbank won the bronze medal in the guyss 200m backstroke.The 24-year-old currently had a gold medal from the maless 4x200m freestyle relay and a silver medal in the private discipline.

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Dina Asher-Smith ahead of her heat of the femaless 100 metres. Picture: AP

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Backstrokers Evgeny Rylov of the Russian Olympic Committee, Ryan Murphy of the United States and Luke Greenbank of Britain

In sports, Team GBs Dina Asher-Smith certified for the 100 metres semi-finals after clocking 11.07 seconds in heat one.Asher-Smith, who qualified joint 11th fastest for Saturdays semi-finals, said: “I do have another level – of course I do, its an Olympics.” Team GBs Daryll Neita ran a personal best of 10.96 seconds to qualify and Asha Philip also got through to the next stage.

By the halfway point, Greenbank had actually been overtaken by American Ryan Murphy but he managed to hang on for third place with a finishing time of one minute and 54.72 seconds – simply 1.45 s behind gold medallist Rylov.Greenbank, 23, told the BBC: “Its incredible. A dream come real. Im so happy and over the moon.” My first memory of swimming is watching the Beijing Olympics.” It has actually constantly been a life ambition of mine so to come away with a medal, a specific medal as well, is absolutely remarkable.” A little earlier, there was frustration for Team GB rower Vicky Thornley, who agonisingly missed out on a medal in the ladiess single sculls at the Sea Forest Waterway.She lost out on bronze to Austrias Magdalena Lobnig – and had actually been bidding for a second Olympic medal after winning double sculls silver alongside Dame Katherine Grainger in Rio 5 years ago.New Zealands Emma Twigg won the gold medal.
Follow the Daily podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, SpreakerThornley stated: “Fourth is tough, but I dont think I could have done any more, specifically in the 2nd half of the race. There have been some hellish days, specifically the 3 days waiting for the semi-final.” The last 5 years have been extraordinary – some of my darkest days and some of my finest days.

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Luke Greenbank certified second-fastest to reach the 200m backstroke last. Picture: Pic: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports

Zak Seddon did not progress from his steeplechase heat to cap a headache Games.He was among 6 Team GB track and field athletes forced to self-isolate after being pinged as close contacts of an infected traveler on their flight to Tokyo.He stated: “Its not been fantastic and psychologically its been hard here, there and all over. In this day and age thats what sport is and some professional athletes are going to get simpler flights than others but you have to handle it.”

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