TOKYO (AFP) – One of the track’s top competitors is in the spotlight on day 10 of the Tokyo Games and is one step closer to the grand finale as his US teammates Sidney McLaughlin and Delilah Muhammad compete in the 400m hurdles for a woman. last.
Here are a few things to see on Monday (all times EST):
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For over a month, McLaughlin was the world record holder in the 400-meter hurdles. Her score of 51.90 seconds could be broken at the Tokyo Olympics – perhaps even by her.
Perhaps not on Monday, the semi-finals of the competition. Its temperatures vary with that of its closest competitor, colleague Dalilah Muhammad. Each hopes to make it to the finals and pave the way for what could be another record day.
This time the Olympic gold medal is on the line.
Every time they meet in a big match, the record drops. Mohamed left his mark on the nationals in 2019 and then again at the World Championships in Doha. McLaughlin put her name on top of the list with her race at the US Olympic Trials.
“Anything is possible,” McLaughlin, 22, said on Saturday. “It’s a really cool group of girls so I wouldn’t get past anyone if I did that.”
The Olympic Stadium remains the focus of coverage of the Tokyo Games on Monday night. London gold medalist Britney Reese and Tara Davis aim for America’s third straight gold medal in the women’s long jump. NBC prime-time coverage begins at 8 p.m.
NBC’s primetime coverage also includes the beach volleyball quarter-finals. Americans April Ross and Alex Kleinman hope to be there, but first they have to get past Cuba in the round of 16. The first day of the knockout round wasn’t kind enough for the US, with Beijing gold medalist Phil Dalhauser and partner Nick. Qatar ousted Luzina, and Sarah Spoonsell and Kelly Claes lost to Canada’s Heather Bansley and Brandi Wilkerson.
Late-night fans can watch the men’s basketball quarter-final match between the United States and Spain.
Spain is the holders of the Basketball World Cup and none of them will reach the medal role at the Tokyo Games.
The Americans will play Spain on Tuesday afternoon at 1:40pm in Tokyo and at 12:40pm EST. The United States is at 16-2 in the FIBA and Olympic Games matches against Spain.
In another notable work:
Women’s soccer semi-finals were held for junior juniors. After defeating the Netherlands on penalties in the first round of knockout, the United States will face Canada at 4 AM in a live match on USA Network. Another quarter-final between Sweden and Australia followed at 7 am. The return match with the gold medal in the opening match in which Sweden beat the World Cup champions 3-0.
NBCSN will also feature live events in the men’s singles Badminton Finals and the event jumping equestrian and singles medal event.
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