Canada’s athletes have been putting as they compete within the males’s decathlon on the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.
Damian Warner and Pierce LePage of Canada have been 1-2 within the standings after three occasions Wednesday. The excessive bounce occasion was nonetheless underway at publishing time.
Warner completed the 100 metres in 10.12 seconds to. He almost broke his document in lengthy bounce and improved his shot put outcome over his season’s finest. He cleared 2.02 metres in excessive bounce, however missed his three jumps at 2.05 metres.
LePage additionally introduced his finest effort, successful his teams in lengthy bounce and shot put and serving the third-fastest time within the 100. In excessive bounce, LePage cleared 1.99 metres on his second try, earlier than electing to cease.
WATCH | Warner executes in decathlon’s 100 metres:
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De Grasse, Brown in 200-metre race
One other morning, one other alternative for Andre De Grasse so as to add to Canada’s medal haul.
He’ll be vying for a spot on the rostrum within the finals of the lads’s 200-metre race, together with Canadian Aaron Brown. Each males certified within the semifinals on Tuesday.
De Grasse had a private finest and Canadian document within the 200-metre semifinal, whereas Brown posted a season finest time of 19.99 seconds.
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Canadian canoe world champions debut at Olympics
Relying the place you’re throughout the nation, you will have missed Canada’s Laurence Vincent Lapointe — a 13-time canoe world champion — and Katie Vincent — two-time world champion in doubles — compete on the Olympics for the primary time.
Tokyo marks the primary time ladies are competing in canoes on the Video games. Earlier than, there have been solely kayak occasions.
The Canadiansand are shifting on to the semifinals. Vincent each laughed and cried whereas reflecting on the game’s journey to the Video games.
“This did not come in a single day. It took a long time actually. To take that second and be a part of that for girls’s sport is fairly honourable, and I am fairly pleased with it,” she stated.
Skateboarding’s youth motion
The youngest medallist on the skateboarding podium within the ladies’s park occasion was born in 2008.
Japan took the 2 prime spots, with Sakura Yosozumi, 19, successful gold.
Kokona Hiraki, 12, gained silver, to grow to be Japan’s youngest Olympic medallist ever. Sky Brown, 13, grew to become the youngest Olympic medallist for Nice Britain, throwing down an excellent remaining run to safe third place.
One other younger competitor, Misugu Okamoto of Japan, almost landed on the rostrum at age 15, however completed in fourth place.
When the athlete began to cry after falling in her remaining run, her fellow rivals ran to embrace her and lifted her up onto their shoulders in a heartwarming second of sportsmanship.
Canadian ladies tee off
Canada’s Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp have completed the primary of 4 rounds within the ladies’s golf match.
It was a rougher begin, with Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., and Sharp of Hamilton, Ont., each taking pictures a 3-over 74. They’re tied in forty seventh place.
The match is happening on the east course of the Kasumigaseki Nation Membership, which was a controversial choose when introduced a number of years in the past.
In case you missed it, the personal membership did not permit ladies to grow to be full members or play on Sundays — the rule was modified after the Worldwide Olympic Committee obtained concerned.
Too scorching to deal with
Canada is echoing Sweden’s request to maneuver the gold medal match for girls’s soccer, which is at the moment scheduled for Friday at 11 a.m. Tokyo time.
The issue? The warmth is scorching, and the soccer organizations are.
The request is not totally distinctive — some tennis occasions in Tokyo have been rescheduled due to the identical considerations.
Males’s soccer on the Olympics can be wrapping up, the place will probably be. Spain beat host nation Japan 1-0 after further time to succeed in the match, whereas the defending champions Brazil edged out Mexico 4-1 on penalties.