La Jornada – Russians protest silver in rhythmic gymnastics
Tokyo Gymnast Dina Averina won the silver medal in the rhythmic gymnastics championships at the Tokyo Games, leaving the Russian team without a gold medal in the sport for the first time since 1996, which caused opposition from the Moscow delegation.
Afrina added 107.650 points, and Israel’s Linoy Ashram won the gold with 107.800 points. Arina’s twin, Arena, who was third but had to change her pots during the bar routine, finished fourth with a record of 102,100, and was awarded bronze by Belarusian Alina Harnasco (102,700).
Dina claimed to be the real winner: “My conscience is clear. In my opinion, I went through all four presentations well, without losses. I think I am the winner. They (the judges) knew that we always won,” and charged that the synods were doing something to avoid giving him victory.
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) is already making official appeals to the International Federation of Gymnastics (FIG), its president Stanislav Pozdnyakov wrote on Instagram: “Immediately after the final, we decided that we will not close our eyes to this situation .. we want to clarify. “
Meanwhile, Svetlana Romashina and Svetlana Kolesnichenko led the Republic of China to gold in the technical swimming team event. Romashina, 31, has won seven Olympic titles and spoke of her retirement, because “it’s very difficult to be a mother and an athlete at the same time.” China took the silver and the bronze went to Ukraine.
The Brazilian Hebert Souza lost the first two rounds of the Olympic final in the weight of 75 kilograms without dilution, Ukrainian Oleksandr Khizniak was on the verge of defeat, then Sousa knocked him out with his left foot to the jaw in the third round. In the women’s welterweight division, Bosnaz Surminelli did not fail in the final and took the gold for Turkey by defeating China’s Gu Hong. Britain’s Jalal Yafai and Bulgaria’s Stoica Krasteva also won gold in their flyweight teams.
Sadulaev wins in wrestling
Russian sprinter Abdul Rashid Sadoliev won the wrestling final in the weight category up to 97 kg by 6-3 over American Kyle Snyder. Bronze went to Cuba’s Reneris Salas and Italy’s Abraham Coniedo. In women’s, the Japanese Yui Susaki defeated China’s Yanan Sun in the final, beating her 10-0. The descendants of Maria Stadnik and Sarah Ann Hildebrandt from the United States came in third place.
France, the monarch in handball
In a vibrant match, the French team became the Olympic champion of men’s handball after winning 25-23 and ousting Denmark at Yoyogi Stadium. Spain won the bronze by defeating Egypt 33-31.
England suspends gold in the quintet
Joseph Chung won the men’s modern pentathlon at the Tokyo Olympics, with England winning both gold in the event after Kate French won the women’s competition on Friday. Chung had to push himself in the last meters to pass the Egyptian Ahmed El Gendy, who took the silver medal. South Korea’s Jun Wong Tae won the bronze.
The Iranian wins in karate
Iranian karate fighter, Sajjad Jangzadeh, of the 76-kilogram category, defeated Tariq Hamidi of Saudi Arabia, by four points to zero in the throne debate. Japan’s Ryutaro Araga and Turkey’s Ugur Aktas won the bronzes.
United States, three-time water polo champion
The United States became the three-time women’s water polo champion by defeating Spain, while Hungary won the bronze medal by defeating the Russian Olympic Committee.
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