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USA at Tokyo Olympics 2021: Caeleb Dressel, men's 100m final | Results and medal count - 1 August

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Athletics - Men's 100m - Final - OLS - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 1, 2021. Lamont Marcell Jacobs of Italy celebrates winning gold with high jump gold medalist Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy REUTERS/Phil Noble

Tokyo Olympic Games: Day 9 as it happened


- Marcell Jacobs wins Men's 100m

- Silver for gymnast Mykala Skinner in women's vault as Andrade (Brazil) takes gold.

- Xander Shauffele takes gold for Team USA in golf.

- USA sets world record in 4x100 medley

- Dressel goes gold in 50m free and 4x100 medley

- Thompson-Herah sets new Olympic record in women's 100m

- McKeon doubles down with golds in 50m free and 4x100 medley

- Asher-Smith pulls out of 200m event due to hamstring tear

- Simone Biles withdraws from vault and uneven bars finals

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Day 9 comes to an end

That's all our Day 9 coverage for now. We'll be back later with all the action from Day 10. 

August 2 - Day 10 in Tokyo 

Artistic gymnastics: finals in rings (men), floor (women), vault (men)
Artistic swimming: competition starts (women)
Athletics: finals in long jump (men), 100m hurdles (women), discus (women), 3000m steeplechase (men), 5000m (women)
Badminton: doubles medal matches (women), singles medal matches (men)
Canoe sprint: competition starts
Cycling, track: competition starts; team sprint finals (women)
Equestrian: team final, individual final
Sailing: 49er FX medal race (women), 49er medal race (men)
Shooting: 25m rapid fire pistol (men), 50m rifle 3 positions (men)
Weightlifting: 87kg (women), +87kg (women)
Wrestling: finals in Greco-Roman 60kg (men), Greco-Roman 130kg (men), freestyle 76kg (women)

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Crazy Italian scenes!

What a year it has been for Italy!

Eurovision winners, Euro 2020 winners, High jump winners and the 100m men's gold medal.

Tamberi and Barshim share high jump gold

Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi and Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim shared the gold medal in the men's high jump event. Both jumped 2.37m without misses and agreed to share top spot on the podium instead of a jump-off. It was an emotionally-charged moment for Tamberi who broke down and was seen writhing around on the track in disbelief, moments later Marcell Jacobs took another gold for Italy.

In third place, Belarus' Maksim Nedasekau claimed the bronze.


Jacobs wins Men's 100m

Italy's Marcell Jacobs sprinted to gold in the Men's 100m, crossing the finishing line on 9:80 seconds. Fred Kerley bagged the silver for Team USA and just a whisker behind him was Andre de Grasse, who took bronze.

Hughes' false start and is disqualified from the Men's 100m final...

Yulimar Rojas

Yulimar Rojas sets new world triple jump record

Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas won the gold medal and set a new world record in the women's triple jump with her final jump, marked at 15.67m - beating the previous best set by Ukraine's Inessa Kravets, set almost exactly 26 years ago in Gothenburg.


Men's 400m Hurdles: Benjamin qualifies

Team USA's Rai Benjamin finished second in the men's 400m hurdles semi-finals to qualify behind world record holder Karsten Warholm of Norway.

Team USA take fencing bronze

The USA men's foil team have taken the bronze medal after beating Japan 45-31. France go on to take the gold after a comfortable win against silver-medalists ROC in the final.

Mens 800m semi-final 2: Team USA's Murphy qualifies in second

Clayton Murphy finishes strong, who came from back the field to finish second behind Peter Bol of Australia. Those two go through to the final.

New OR in women's triple jump

Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas has broken the triple jump Olympic record on her first jump, with a length of 15.41.Incredible stuff!

Gymnastics: Suni Lee wins bronze for Team USA

The women's uneven bars event has just finished, where Team USA's Suni Lee takes bronze. She has finished behind Belgium's Nina Derwael, who is also World Champion, and ROC's Anastasiia Iliankova.

Camacho-Quinn sets new OR

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Pueto Rico sets a new Olympic Record in the women's 100m hurdles semi-final 3 with a time of 12.26. She's miles ahead of the pack, with Jamaica's Megan Tapper taking second with a time of 12.62.

Team USA's Gabrielle Cunningham finishes fourth at 12.67, and she goes through to the final alongside team mate Kendra Harrison.

Women's 100m hurdles semi-final 2: Anderson wins; Harrison second

A huge gap between the leading pair and the rest. Britany Anderson (JAM) wins with a PB of 12.40. WR holder, Kendra Harrison of Team USA comes second with a tome of 12.51. Those two go through to the final.

Women's 100m hurdles semi-final 2: Three false starts

There has been a third false start and it's a yellow card for Porter of Great Britain.

Men's 100m semi-final 3: China's Su Bingtan sets PB

A superb race from China's Su Bingtan who takes first place with PB time of 9.81. Team USA's Ronne Baker takes second with a PB of 9.81, which is also a new Asian record. Italy's Lamont Marcell Jacobs also qualifies with time of 9.84.

So that's two USA sprinters in the final, Ronnie Baker and Fred Kerley.

Men's 100m semi-final 2: Hughes wins for GB

Zharnel Hughes wins the race with a time of 9.98. He qualifies alongside Enoch Adegoke, who finishes second on 10.00.

Disappointment for Team USA as Trayvon Brommel finishes third, also finishing with 10.00 but with a slightly slower rection time than Adegoke.

Men's 100m semi-final 1: Kerley (US) wins race

Fred Kerley takes the win in a tight semi-final 1 with a time of 9.96. Canada's Andre De Grasse second with 9.98 and also automatically qualifies for the final.

Men's 100m semi-final 1: Prescod disqualified

Reece Prescod (GB) with the false start and he's disqualified.

Gymnastics: Alex Yoder scores 14.566

Men's pommel horse: Alex Yoder was second up and scores 14.566, significantly behind Team GB's Max Whitlock, who scored 15.583. He eventually finished sixth overall as Whitlock claims gold.

Gymnastics: Men's pommel horse gets underway

Team USA's Alec Yoder competes in this event and will hope to secure the United States' second gymnastics medal of the day after Mykala Skinner won silver a little while ago in the women's vault.

Tennis: Gold for Germany as Zverev claims victory

Alex Zverev has defeated ROC's Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-1 in the men's singles final to take gold. The world No. 5 becomes Germany's first-ever men's singles gold medalist.

Gymnastics Rebeca Andrade wins gold; Skinner takes silver

Women's vault: Mykala Skinner takes silver for the United States. She finishes behind Brazil's Rebeca Andrade. YEO Seojeong of Korea secures bronze and she is in tears.

Gymnastics: Shallon Olsen (CAN); Angelina Melinikova (ROC) next up

Women's vault: Canada's Shallon Olsen scores 14.550 to put her in fifth place. But then Melinikova surpasses her with a 14.683 score. Mykala Skinner stays in second with just one more athlete to go.

Gymnastics: disappointment for Jade Carey (US)

Women's vault: Jade Carey is fourth up. She has a very poor first attempt and the second isn't much better. She's devastated. She scores 12.416.

Up after Carey is Korea's Yeo Seojeong, who scores 14.733 to put her in third. Mykala Skinner remains in the silver-medal position for the US.

Gymanstics: Mexico's Moreno goes second; Brazil's Andrade third

Women's vault: Alex Moreno scores 14.716, before Rebecca Andrade secures a 15.083, which puts her ahead of Mykala Skinner.

Gymnastics: Skinner starts for US

Mykala Skinner is first up with a clean vault routine. She scores a 14.916 after vault 1 and 2.

Gymnastics: Women's vault about to get underway

Two Team USA representatives are in this women's vault final: Jade Carey and Mykala Skinner. The competitors are currently being presented ahead of competition. Simone Biles will not compete today after dropping out of the floor event.

If knitting was an Olympic sport, Team GB diver Tom Daley would probably win gold in that too....

Gymnastics: Artem Dolgopyat wins floor gold on tiebreaker

Isreal's Artem Dolgopyat wins the tiebreaker against Rayderley Zapata (Spain) to take the gold. Zapeta secures the silver while favorite, with China's Xiao Ruoteng finished third.

Dissapointment for the US as Yol Maldauer finishes sixth, while favourite Nikita Nagornny (ROC) ends in seventh.

Gymnastics: Moldauer knocked off third

Moldauer (US) has been knocked off third place by Korea's Ryu Sunghyun.

Gymnastics: Moldauer currently in third on floor

As things stand in the floor event, Yul Moldauer is in third with a score of 13.533.

Artistic finals underway in Tokyo

Plenty of medals up for grabs for the US in the artistis finals: Yil Moldauer is on the floor; Mykala Skinner on vault; Jade Carey on vault; Alex Yoder on pommel horse; and Suni Lee on uneven bars.

Tennis: Gold for Czech pair

Katerina Siniakova and Barbora Krejcikova have defeated Switzerland's Belinda Bencic and Viktorija Golubic 7-5, 6-1 to secure gold in the women's doubles.

Xander speaks after golfing triumph

Xander Schauffele won the first gold for the US in golf since 1900.

Sailing: Rindom wins gold for Denmark

An exciting medal race in the women's Laser Radial as Anne-Marie Rindom (DEN) takes gold. She finished seventh place in the final race, behind Marit Bouwmeester (NED) in sixth, who takes bronze. Race winner Josefin Olsson (SWE) moved up into silver-medal position overall.

Bronze for United States' Krysta Palmer

A huge feat for Palmer, who only started diving at 20!

Diving: China 1-2 as US wins bronze

Another 1-2 for China in diving as Shi Tingmao and Wang Han top the leader board in the women's 3m springboard. US athlete Krysta Palmer takes the bronze medal

Golf: Xander takes gold for the United States

Xander sinks the short putt to win gold for the US! He made it very hard for himself towards the end but he recovered and finished with a -18. It will be the first gold in golf for the US since Charles Sands in 1900.


Golf: Xander with a phenomenal third shot on 18th

Xander has left himself with a short putt for his fourth shot, he's done brilliantly after that awful tee-off. If he putts it, he's guaranteed the gold for the US.

Baseball: Israel knock out Mexico

Monumental victory for Israel over Mexico in Baseball! The Israelis stay alive in the bracket after a 12–5 win...

Golf: Xander messes up tee shot on 18th

Xander with another poor tee shot and he has not made life easy for himself on this last hole. He plays a sensible short second shot onto the fairway instead of going long, knowing a par should be enough to secure the gold.

Golf: Xander regains the lead for the US

The US golfer scores a birdie on 17th to move to -18! He's one ahead of clubhouse leader Sabbatini with one hole to play.

Golf: Another par for Xander on the 16th

US's Xander remains on -17 with two holes to play. A birdie and par in these final two hole will likely see him clinch the gold, but he has not hit a birdie in a while.

Golf: Xander scores a par on the 15th hole and remains level with clubhouse leader Sabbatini on -17.

Golf: Xander (US) with the bogey on the 14th, dropping back to -17 and now he's level with clubhouse leader Sabbatini (Slovakia).

Golf: Xander (US) is back on the fairway and about 20 yards from the green on the 14th but it's taken him four shots to get there.

Golf: After his blunder off the tee, Xander has had to take his ball out of a thick bush for the drop. Getting plenty of advice from his caddy before lining up his shot on the 14th. But he's completely messed it up. "Ridiculous," says the commentator. His club makes connection with a few branches as he swung to hit the ball.

Golf: Massive mistake from Xander (US) off the tee on the 14th as the ball ends deep in the rough and among the trees!

Golf: It's another par for US golfer Xander on the 13th, he still leads at -18.

Golf: Moriwaka hits par on 17 to stay at -14, and that means his hopes of a bronze for the US are virtually over.

`Sabbatini with a late charge

Rory Sabbatini (SLO) finshes his round birdie-birdie to shoot 61 and is the leader in the clubhouse at -17. Xander Schauffele leads the tournament six holes to play, but just by a stroke after Sabbatini's excellent finish. Matsuyama (JPN) is at -16 through 12 holes.

Golf: Slovakia's Rory Sabbatini finishes with 61, ending his day at -17, one behind Xander at -18, who has six holes to finish.

Golf: The US are on for two medals in the golf, with Xander leading and Moriwaka putting himself in contention for a bronze.

Men's volleyball marathon

Brazil and France have just finished an epic match, with the Brazilians outlasting the French in a contest that went for over two hours and thirty minutes. The french won the second set 39-37, but Brazil battled back in the preliminary round to take the victory.

Golf: Leader Xander takes par on the 12th hole to stay at -18. Sabbatini and Matsuyama both two behind on -16.

California Cool: Jason Sobel would like to see a Schauffele and Moriwaka team up at the Ryder Cup.

Volleybal: Brazil take victory over France by 3 sets to two.

Half of the hockey semi's set

Germany and Australia are on to the semi finals in Men's hockey. The Germans beat Argentina 3-1, while Australia went to penalty strokes. They now await the winners of Belgium vs. Spain and India vs Great Britain.

Coast is clear for Xander

Schauffele's closest rival, Rory Sabbatini just had a bogey on 15 to give the American a 3 shot lead. Schauffele is on the eleventh.

Busy day in the boxing ring

Ben Whitaker (GB) is on to the gold medal boxing match in the men's light heavyweight category after takeing a split decision over Imam Khataev (ROC).

Ghana will earn their first Olympic medal since the early 90's with Samuel Takyi's quarterfinal win in the featherweight division.

Xander nearing back nine in command

Schauffele is now -18 thru eight holes and leads by three strokes.

Xander keeping his distance

Leader Xander Schauffele got off to a red hot start to his final round, and has stretched his lead to 3 strokes. He is -17 while Rory Sabbitini (SLO) and Paul Casey (GB) sit at -14

Gong takes gold in women's shot put

China's Gong Lijiao takes home the gold in the women's shot put final, with a distance of 20.58. USA's Raven Saunders finishes with silver with a throw of 19.79 and Valarie Adams gets bronze with 19.62 meters.

Team USA, doing what Team USA does

Dressel in rare air

Caeleb Dressel joins an elite list of swimmers that have taken home five gold medals in an Olympic Games.

Martin takes gold in BMX freestyle part final

Aussie Logan Martin finished off a spectacular opening run posting a 93.3, and winning the gold medal. Daniel Dehrs (VEN) and Declan Brooks (GB) finshed second and third

Biles out on floor event

Simone Biles has officially withdrawn from the floor event final. Biles continutes to struggle with mental health issues, and will wait to decide if she will compete in the beam event in the coming days.

Fantastic Four

It was a photo finish in the men's 4x100 medley. The US team set the world record, but Great Britain were less than 0.9 seconds away from gold. They settle for silver and Italy finishes with bronze.

The United States win gold and set a new world record in the 4x100m medley!!!

The men's 4x100 medley is underway!!! USA leading after the first 100m

Quick start for Schauffele

Xander Schauffele (USA) is -2 through two holes at Kasumigaseki Country Club, stretching his lead to three strokes above Hideki Matsuyama (JPN). The American seems locked in for the final round

Charlotte Worthington gave Great Britain thier ninth gold medal of these Olympic games.

An incredible run gives Worthington the gols after just edging out Hannah Roberts.

The Golden Girls do it again

What a race, and what a finish for the Aussies to take the gold and the Olympic record.

Drama in the pool, Aussies take the gold

What a finish by Kate Campbell and the Aussies in the 4x100 medely.  Campbell beat Abby Weitzell to the wall by 0.13 seconds, and set an Olympic record with a 3:51.60 run.

The women's 4x100m medley is underway!!

GB's Worthington BMX freesyle park gold medalist

Charlotte Worthington (GB) has won the BMX freestyle park finals, but posting an incredible 97.50 in a fantastic second run. Hannah Roberts (USA) gets silver and Nikita Duccaroz (SUI) finishes with Bronze.

800m and 1500m for Finke

Booby Finke has dominated the long distance categories in Tokyo.

Finke gets his second gold

Bobby Finke takes the gold in the 1500m freestyle!!! He turned it on in the final 50 meters to blow past the silver medal winner Mykhailo Romanchuk (UKR) and Florian Wellbrock (GER). FInk swam the last 50 meters in 25.78

Dressel 4 golds already

Caeleb Dressel is a perfect four of four in his Olympic campaign after winning gold in the 50m free finals. He had already won two other individual golds in the 100m butterfly and the 100m free, and he got the gold in the 4x100 freestyle relay. He's got a chance to make it 5 of 5 in the 4x100 medley. Dressel is the fastest man in water in Tokyo

McKeon going for third gold, sixth medal

It's now time for the women's 50m free final. Emma McKeon is one of the favorites, but the women's medal swim is expected to be much tighter than the men's. She's got five medals already, two of them gold in 100m freestyle, and in the 4x100m freestyle relay

Dressel grabs the gold

Caeleb Dressel (USA) gets the gold in the 50m free, and sets and Olympic record completeing the race in 21.07!!!!!!! He's got the 100m and 50m double this Olympics.

Who will take gold in golf's final day at Tokyo 2020?

The leaders are about an hour away from teeing off in the final round, with Xander Schauffele (USA) leading Hideki Matsuyama (JPN) and the rest of the pack at -14.

Morning full of BMX freestyle finals

The women's BMX freestyle park final is underway from Tokyo. The men's final will follow at the conclusion of the women's medal round. Oasis front man Liam Gallagher is obviously a fan

Another gold for Dressel?

Caeleb Dressel is the odds on favorite to take the 50m free in the Men's finals coming up in about 20 minutes.

Canada on to quarters in women's volleyball

Canada has completed the comeback after dropping the first set to USA in the opening match of the round of 16. The US side led by 5 points in the second set but Wilkerson and Bansley (CAN) battled all the way back to move on to the quarters.

Melissa Gonzalez's hubby watching from training camp

This is one of the scenes of these Olympic Games, Detroit LIons QB watching his wife Melissa Gonzalez qualify for the semis in the 400m hurdles.

Comeback for Canada

Canada made a big comeback against USA in the second set of the women's beach volleyball Round of 16. We are off to a third and deciding set in the opener of the knockout round.

Swimming finals coming up soon

We are just about an hour away from the start of the Men's and Women's 50m free finals in swimming. Also featured on today's swimming slate, Men's 1500m free and :Men;s and Women's 4x100m medley.

Women's shot put first up for medal chance in Day 9

Our first medal event of the day has started, as the women's shot put final has begun. Two of the favorites will be the featured on this early monring in Tokyo, GONG Lijiao (CHN) and Valerie Adams (NZL) will both be eyeing a spot on the podium.

Walsh drops out of welterweight semis

Heartbreaking stuff for Irishman Aidan Walsh, who had to withdraw in the welterweight semifinals in Men's Boxing. An ankle injury forced Walsh into the decision, which puts Pat McCormack in the final on Tuesday.

Women's Beach volleyball underway

The women's beach volleyball round of 16 is underway, the first of eight matches between today and towmorrow is USA vs Canada.

Early action getting underway

Men's fencing, women's beach volleyball, men's handball, and men's volleyball are set to get underway with in the next 20 minutes as we are just getting ramped up in Day 9.

First Men's 100m final post Bolt

With today's main event being the 100m Men's final, let's take a look back at some of the records set by Usain Bolt over the last decade plus.

Spain vs Slovenia top the men's basketball slate

One of the event of the day will take place just after 5pm in Japan when Spain and Slovenia tip off what could be a medal match in the not so distant future.

Golf and Equestrian for an early breakfast from Tokyo

Equestrian is the other event starting off this early morning with the Indivual and Team eventing events already underway.

Xander Schaufele will tee off just after 11 am JST, 10 pm ET.

The final round is underway from Kasumigaseki Country Clum

Xander holding off home town Hideki and rest of pack going into final round

Xander Schauffele leads the pack after 54 holes at -14. After coming tying an Olympic record with a -8 (63) in the second round, the American leads by a stroke, with home town hero Hideki Matsuyama trailing by just a stroke. Brit Paul Casey and Mexican Carlos Ortiz sit right behind at -12.

Day 8 medal count

The medal count after Day 8 from Tokyo

Plenty of hardware to be handed out today

Here’s a look at all of today’s events with medal events labeled by the icon to the event. Medals will be handed out in artistic gymnastics, athletics, badminton, BMX freestyle, diving, fencing, golf, swimming, tennis and weightlifting.

What awaits us to start off this Saturday from Tokyo

Day 9 will kick off with early action from Kasumigaseki Country Club, as we enter the final round of the four day tournament is Men’s golf. Women’s beach volleyball will be one of the next events to kick off this morning in Tokyo as the North American derby will get us underway when Canada face the U.S. to begin today’s Round of 16 action at 9 am in Tokyo, 8 pm ET.

The preliminary round of men’s handball will also continue around the same time as beach volleyball starts. Briefly after that we will have you covered with everything happening from the pool as medal day in the Men’s and Women’s 4x100m medley relay and 50m freestyle get underway at 8:30 pm ET.

Men’s field hockey will start simultaneously with Germany and Argentina kicking off the quarterfinal day. That will carry us into the late morning and early afternoon events on a very busy day that will feature one of the main evens, the Men's 100m medal round from Tokyo.

Day 8: all the golds

Americans Katie Ledecky (800m freestyle) and Caeleb Dressel (100m butterfly) shone for the stars and stripes. But here are the rest of Saturday's golden performers:


Men's Individual: Mete Gazoz, Turkey


Men's Discus Throw: Daniel Stahl, Sweden

4x400m Relay Mixed: Poland

Women's 100m: Elaine Thompson-Herah, Jamaica


Men's Doubles: Lee Yang/Wang Chi-Lin, Chinese Taipei


Women's Sabre Team: Russian Olympic Committee


Mixed Team: France

Rugby Sevens

Women's: New Zealand


Women's Windsurfer-RS:X: Lu Yunxiu, China

Men's Windsurfer-RS:X: Kiran Badloe, Netherlands


Trap Mixed Team: Fatima Galvez/Alberto Fernandez, Spain

Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions: Nina Christen, Switzerland


Men's 100m Butterfly: Caeleb Dressel, United States

Women's 200m Backstroke: Kaylee McKeown, Australia

Women's 800m Freestyle: Katie Ledecky, United States

Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay: Great Britain


Women's Singles: Belinda Bencic, Switzerland

Trampoline Gymnastics

Men's: Ivan Litvinovich, Belarus


Mixed Relay: Great Britain


Men's 81 kg: Lyu Xiaojun, China

Men's 96 kg: Fares El-Bakh, Qatar

USA at Tokyo Olympics 2021 live updates: Women´s 100m final, USA Basketball, medal count, results, today 31 July


USA at Tokyo Olympics 2021 live updates: Women´s 100m final, USA Basketball, medal count, results, today 31 July

The Women's 100m was, for many, the highlight of Day 8, where we saw Elaine Thomson-Hera set a new Olympic record of 10.61 seconds, in what was a Jamaican one-two-three.

It was, of course, another very busy day in Japan and here's how we took you through it.

Tokyo Olympics Day 9 live updates: welcome

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Day 9 of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, where we see more of the most popular events at the Japan National Stadium, those of track and field.

In total, Day 9 will see 25 gold medals won and that includes one of the highlights of the Games, the Men's 100m sprint.

Stay with us throughout the day or pop back and forth to check out how things are progressing. We'll make sure we're on top of the action for you...


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