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Athletics decisions – surprised Italy relay at 4x100m – sport

Men’s 4 x 100m: Jacobs’ 2nd Gold

The Italian sprint relay caused a surprise over the men’s 4x100m. After another strong 100-meter sprint, Olympic champion Lamont Marcel Jacobs, last sprinter Filippo Tortue put on an outstanding performance. Only a hundredth of a second ahead of the British team, he achieved the Olympic victory with his colors in 37.50 seconds in the final meters. Bronze went to Canada with Andre de Grasse, who triumphed at the 200-meter distance. Relay Jamaica should be satisfied with fifth place behind China.

400m, Women’s: Olympic Champion Miller-Uibo again

Shauna Miller Uibo From the Bahamas, he won the gold in the 400 meters as in Rio in 2016. The 27-year-old won in Tokyo with a time of 48.37 seconds at a high level and missed the 1996 Olympic record set by France’s Marie-José Peric by twelve percent. Silver went to Marillide Paulino (Dominican Republic). American Alison Felix, 35, took the bronze with a time of 49.46 seconds. This makes her the first female athlete to win ten Olympic medals, meaning she also caught up with her compatriot Carl Lewis. The six-time Olympic champion stands behind Finnish running legend Paavo Nurmi (twelve medals).

1500m, women’s: Kipigon won the 1500m gold again

Kenyan Faith Kipigon, who already won gold in Rio in 2016, set an Olympic record after a dream final run in 3:53.11 minutes. The silver went to the British Laura Muir (3:54.50). Sivan Hassan (3:55.86) came in third place. So the triple gold project required for Exceptional Runner Hassan (NED) in Tokyo failed. She won the gold medal over the 5000m. By winning over 10,000m, she could still get the “double”.

5000m, men: Cheptegei’s favorite win

Joshua Cheptegei (Kane) He won over 5000 meters in front of third place in the world championships, Mohamed Ahmed (Canada) and 2016 Olympic runner-up Paul Chelimo (USA). For Cheptegei it is the second medal in Tokyo. He won the silver medal over the 10,000m. On the last lap he ran at the front of the field and withstood the opponents’ attack.

50 km walked, men: Tomala barely held on to the end

With David Tomala At the Olympique Darnier, the 50 km walker won the gold with a time of 3:50:08 hours. The European Under-23 Championship title in 2011 has so far been the only glorious success for the 31-year-old Poland. In Sapporo, the aggressive athlete has managed competition all his life, over the last 20 kilometers or so he’s solo been on top. However, the latter’s workload was a torture for Tomala, as his comfortable 3:10-minute time lead to the finish line melted to 36 seconds. Jonathan Hilbert won the silver and for the first time in 29 years he won the walking medal for Germany. Evan Dunphy (Canada) came in third. World record holder Johan Deniz (France) had to give up the last race of his career at the age of 43 after half the distance.

20 km walk, ladies: Gold for Italian Palmisano on her birthday

On her 30th birthday, the Italian Antonella Palmisano He won the gold medal in walking 20 kilometers at the Olympic Games. He prevailed in third place at the 2017 World Championships on Friday in the hot race in Sapporo in 1:29:12 hours. “Today is my day. The perfect way to celebrate my birthday,” Palmisano said. Colombia’s Sandra Lorena Arenas took the silver in 1:29:37, ahead of three-time world champion and Olympic champion Liu Hong of China (1:29:37): 57).