Tokyo (Associated Press)-The greatest gymnast of all time must unite with the American team and allow the Americans to win the gold medal for the third time in a row.
Simone Biles and her team fell behind the team representing the Russian Olympic Committee to enter the women’s gymnastics team final on Tuesday.
On the 4th day of the Tokyo Olympics report, Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel returned to the pool, and the U.S. women’s football team will play their final match in the group stage.
Here are some things worth paying attention to. (All times are Eastern):
Simone Biles spent a rare rest day in the qualifying rounds, while the Americans fell behind the team representing the Russian Olympic Committee to reach the women’s final.
Three American gymnasts made their debut at the Olympic Games of Sunni Lee, Grace McCallum, and Jordan Chilis. As the Americans fell behind, the trio showed signs of interruption. But the same is true for Byers. Although she achieved the highest score, her results were not ideal.
At the end of the tumbling pass on the floor, Byers jumped off the mat, her wooden block on Zheng Jinku was curved.
During the qualifying round, each member of the four-person team participated in each event and scored the lowest.
For the finals, the competition was converted to a three-player/three-player system, and Americans have flourished in this format for more than a decade. Biles plans to participate in all five events, and will be broadcast live at Peacock at 6:45 in the morning, and again during NBC prime time.
Katie Ledecky is seeking a second consecutive gold medal in the women’s 200m freestyle, and then later that night will try to win the women’s 1500m freestyle Olympic debut.
Caeleb Dressel, who has already won a gold medal at these Olympics, is expected to go hand in hand with Rio Olympic gold medalist Townley Haas and first-time Olympian Kieran Smith in the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay.
Zach Harting and Gunnar Bentz are expected to compete with the US team in the men’s 200m butterfly.During NBC’s prime time coverage, five games will compete for medals, and the first final will start at 9:40pm
The U.S. women’s football team can advance to the quarterfinals by defeating Australia or drawing.
The American lost to Sweden in the first game, but rebounded in a 6-1 victory over New Zealand. This game is the last game of the group stage and will be broadcast live on USA Network at 4 am. There will be two additional games on the same channel.
The U.S. women’s softball team will compete with the Japanese team for the gold medal in the rematch of the 2008 final, after softball was previously an Olympic sport.
The Japanese team won the game 3-1.
Monica Abbott scored a perfect seventh point in the relief to advance the U.S. team into the gold medal battle and won her third game victory. Abbott is likely to start playing against the Japanese team the day before her 36th birthday. The game will be broadcast live on the NBC Sports Network at 7 am and will be replayed during prime time.
The much-maligned US men’s basketball team sought its first Olympic victory in Group A against Iran.
The American men have only two games left in the group stage of the Tokyo Olympics to solve their dilemma. The opening game ended with an 83-76 loss to France, which ended the 25 Olympic Games winning streak.
The American lost only the sixth time in 144 games in the history of the Olympics, and lost the game 53-4 in the Olympics with NBA players. The 2004 Athens Olympics team lost the other three teams and won the bronze medal.The game will be broadcast live on Peacock at 12:40 noon
There is a complete game schedule on Tuesday, but the typhoon is planned to hit the Tokyo area and may disrupt most of the games.
The archery, rowing and sailing regatta schedules have been adjusted, and all tennis matches not played on the center court may be eliminated. The center court has a retractable roof.
The third round of men’s singles, women’s singles and doubles quarterfinals, men’s doubles semifinals and mixed doubles first round are scheduled to start at 10 pm on the Olympic Channel.
For the deceased
The U.S. women’s water team continued to win the gold medal for the third time in a row against Hungary, while the women’s cycling team piloted two games on NBC, reporting from 12:35 am
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