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Here’s what happened on Saturday at the Tokyo Games.

Katie Ledecky of the USA swam to her second gold of the Video games within the ladies’s 800 meters, a victory made all of the extra satisfying as a result of it was on the expense of her rival Ariarne Titmus of Australia. Caeleb Dressel of the USA gained his third gold medal, setting a world document within the 100-meter butterfly.

However there was disappointment for the U.S. swimmers within the new combined medley relay: Ryan Murphy had the staff within the lead after the opening backstroke leg, however they light on the breaststroke and butterfly, all the way in which to final place at one level. Dressel’s freestyle anchor might pull them to solely fifth. Britain gained the occasion.

In observe and subject, Elaine Thompson-Herah defended her title within the 100-meter sprint and led a Jamaican sweep of the rostrum with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson. Poland gained the primary mixed-gender 4×400 relay, adopted by the Dominican Republic and the USA.

Extra mixed-gender occasions on Saturday: Spain gained in entice capturing, with tiny San Marino in second and the USA third. Earlier, Alessandra Perilli had gained San Marino’s first-ever medal within the particular person occasion. Now she has two.

Within the combined triathlon relay, Britain beat the USA for gold, and France stunned Japan within the judo staff competitors.

The U.S. baseball staff defeated South Korea, 4-2, and gained its group.

Pablo Carreño Busta of Spain defeated Novak Djokovic to win the bronze in males’s tennis. Djokovic withdrew from his bronze medal combined doubles match.

And nobody bounced higher than Ivan Litvinovich of Belarus in males’s trampoline; Dong Dong of China was second for his fourth profession medal within the occasion.

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