Katie Ledecky The United States swam to its second gold in the Games. ladies 800 meters, a victory was even more satisfying because it was at the expense of his rival, Australian Ariarne Titmus. Caeleb Dressel of the USA won his third gold medal by breaking the world record in the 100m butterfly.
But the new medley relay was disappointing for US swimmers: Ryan Murphy led the team after the opening leg in the backstroke, but they faded in the breaststroke and butterfly, at one point reaching the last place. Dressel’s freestyle anchor could only push them to fifth place. England won the event.
In athletics, Elaine Thompson-Herah He defended his title in the 100m run and led a Jamaican catwalk sweep with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson. Poland came first in the first mixed 4×400 relay, followed by the Dominican Republic and the United States.
more mixed gender activities Saturday: Spain won in the trap shot, little San Marino was second and the USA was third. Previously, Alessandra Perilli had won San Marino’s first medal in individual competition. There are two now.
In the mixed triathlon relay, England beat the United States for gold and France surprised Japan in the judo team competition.
The US baseball team won their group, beating South Korea 4-2.
Pablo Carreño Busta from Spain beat Novak Djokovic win a bronze medal in men’s tennis. Djokovic withdrew from the bronze medal mixed doubles match.
And no one jumped better from Belarusian Ivan Litvinovich on the men’s trampoline; China’s Dong Dong placed second for his fourth career medal at the event.