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Team sports in Tokyo – Olympic soccer champion Brazil – France celebrates too – Sports

  • Brazil beat Spain in the Olympic soccer final in Tokyo with 2:1 nV
  • French handball players take revenge on world champion Denmark. The volleyball players “Bleus” also won.
  • Japan wins its first Olympic gold medal in baseball.

Football: Brazil wins the first division final

Brazil won the Olympic soccer tournament. In conclusion, on paper a very high-profile duel with Spain, “Celeção” 2-1 after extra time prevailed. Malcolm made the decision in the 108th minute. For the Brazilians it was their second straight gold medal at the Summer Games. Mexico already took the bronze medal on Friday with a 3-1 victory over hosts Japan.

Handball: France succeeded in responding

French handball players won the Olympic gold for the third time. The record world champion won the first division final in Tokyo by 25:23 (14:10) against world champion Denmark, thus successfully avenging the final defeat in Rio in 2016 (26:28). As in 1996, 2000 and 2008, the bronze went to Spain, who defeated Egypt 33:31 (19:16) in a duel for third place.

Volleyball: Gold again for the French

French volleyball players are Olympic champions for the first time. The Équipe Tricolore won the thrilling final in Tokyo on Saturday at Arena Arena with 3:2 (25:23, 25:17, 21:25, 21:25, 15:12) against the Republic of China favorite and celebrated it. The greatest success in the history of volleyball in the country. Argentina won the bronze medal with a 3-2 victory over Olympic champion Brazil in Rio.

Baseball: The United States was left behind in the final against Japan

Japan won the Olympic gold in baseball for the first time. In the final, the host country defeated the United States 2-0 when the sport returned to the Summer Games programme. In the bronze medal match, the Dominican Republic beat South Korea 10:6. The United States, which had no current Major League Baseball (MLB) players, had previously won only Sydney in 2000. They won bronze in Atlanta in 1996 and Beijing in 2008. Baseball was not an Olympic game at the 2012 London Olympics and Rio 2016.