Gaaaaaap! Slept this Sunday morning? You missed something again last night at the Tokyo Olympics. Don’t worry, we’ll get it all together.
Men’s hockey for the first time in 37 years is not in the semi-finals of the Olympics
The Dutch hockey players played a beautiful game but had to bow to Australia via penalty shootouts. A phenomenon where the orange is naturally good, but this time all the penalty kicks were missed. So painful!
Read the report of the quarter-final match between the Netherlands and Australia here
Disqualification of both the Dutch Amazons
The events have completely fallen into the water for TeamNL. Merel Blom was disqualified first and shortly thereafter the jury decided to disqualify Janneke Boonzaadjer as well. End of the story for both amazon.
Read here why Meryl Bloom was left out
Read here why Janneke Boonzaadjer has been disqualified
Bonevacia and Dobber to the 400m semi-finals
Limarvin Bonifacia and Jochem Dauberre convincingly reached the semi-finals of the 400 meters. Bonevacia won his series and Dobber was third in his series. Both athletes were part of the relay team. Dobber reached the semi-finals and Bonevacia took charge in the final.
Read more about the 400m series and when the semi-finals take place here
The Japanese heat is too intense for Eren van der Reijen: ‘You’ve never walked in 38 degrees’
Athlete Eren van der Rijken was unable to decorate her Olympic debut with a place in the final in the 3000m hurdles. The 27-year-old from Rotterdam finished ninth in her series and that wasn’t enough to secure a place in the final.
“It was so hard. I’ve never run in 38 degrees,” she puffs after her race in Tokyo.
Read more about her racing here
Read Van der Reijken’s full reaction here
Van der Reijken is completely exhausted on the ground after her hurdles
4th 1,000th place for the Netherlands: Ranomy Kromovedjogo misses medals in free 50m race
Ranomi Kromovidjogo missed medals at 0.09 in the 50m freestyle. The Dutch swimmer was satisfied and talked about her best race of the season. Australian Emma McKeown won the gold medal. The silver and bronze medals went to Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden and Pernell Bloom of Denmark.
Read more about Ranomi Kromowidjojo here
Only on paper Thom de Boer participates in the final 50 meters for free
Thom de Boer could not play any significant role in the 50 meters freestyle. The Dutch swimmer finished last. The gold medal went to Caeleb Dressel in an Olympic record: 21.07.
Olympic swimming is over in Tokyo. Arno Kamminga was the big man in the pool on behalf of TeamNL with two silver medals.
Read more about the men’s 50m freestyle here
Will Sivan Hassan save the Olympics for the Netherlands?
It’s not yet good for TeamNL in games. May Sevan Hassan become the savior. Tonight you finally decided to get medals in 3 majors.
In addition to the 10,000 and 5,000 metres, they are also at the start in the 1,500 metres. This promises something for next week!
Check out Hassan’s program here
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