Now that we have completed the day in Australia, we might as well take a look at the opportunities/highlights in the United States.
9pm EST / 2am EST: Men’s 3m springboard semifinals/finals
A total of 18 divers participated in the morning semi-finals, and the top 12 scoring players will advance to the afternoon finals. An American, Andrew Capobianco (Andrew Capobianco) qualified for the semifinals; he won the silver medal in the simultaneous event last week. The 21-year-old Capo Bianco finished 17th in the preliminaries.
9.50pm EST: Women’s Long Jump Final
Two Americans, Britney Rees and Tara Davis, qualified for the long jump finals and participated in 12 games. Reese is ranked 5th in the world and Davis is ranked 15th, but Davis is experiencing a year in his career. If the Americans hope to win medals, they will face fierce competition; the world’s top four jumpers ahead of Reese qualified for the finals, as did the No. 7, 8, 10 and 11 players ahead of Davis.
11.20pm EST: Men’s 400m hurdles final
The 24-year-old Rai Benjamin is participating in his first Olympic Games in Tokyo and is expected to win a medal in the 400m hurdle after finishing second in his semi-final preliminaries. Benjamin is the world’s second-ranked athlete in this event. He set a personal best time of 46.83 seconds in the June U.S. trials-the second fastest result ever in the event.
2.33am: Mixed Nacra 17 sailing medal competition
Americans Anna Weiss and Riley Gibbs will compete for medals in the Enoshima mixed event. Both are participating in the Olympics for the first time, but as a pair, they won the Pan American Games championship in 2019 and won the bronze medal at the 2020 Oceania Championships.
2.44am/4.19am EDT: Women’s Team Chase First Round Heat 3/Finals
The US team Jennifer Valente, Chloe Degt, Emma White and Lily Williams will compete against the British team in the first round of the Heat trio. The winner of that game will advance to face the winner of the Heat Four matchup between Germany and Italy. The losers of these preliminaries will enter a pool with the remaining four teams and be seeded according to the time of the first round; the two fastest teams in the pool will compete for the bronze medal.
4.50am EDT: Women’s Balance Beam Final
Simone Biles will return to participate in the last Olympic event: the balance beam final. After withdrawing from team competitions and other individual events due to mental health issues, Byers will participate in the final Olympic Games before retiring. The 18-year-old Sunisa Lee, who helped the US team win the silver medal in the team competition and the gold medal in the individual all-around last week, will also participate in this event.
5.39am EDT: Men’s Horizontal Bar Final
US defending national champion Brody Malone (Brody Malone) ranked 10th in all-around, but he did implement a new technique on the parallel bars, which will be named after him in the points code. He has the opportunity to win his first medal in the horizontal bar individual event. He has performed well in past NCAA tournaments and won gold medals in 2019 and 21.
6.20am EDT: Men’s pole vault final
Two Americans, KC Lightfoot and Chris Nilsen, advanced to the pole vault final after reaching the 5.75m mark in the semifinals. Nelson is the world’s fifth-ranked pole vaulter, and the 21-year-old Lightfoot jumped 6 meters in a competition in February, setting a college indoor pole vault record.
7.35 AM ET: Women’s Hammer Throwing Final
Three Americans — Brooke Anderson, Deanna Price, and Gwen Berry — qualified for the last 12 games of the hammer throwing competition, and the US team has a great chance of winning medals. Price is the world’s number one pitcher; she set an American record in the Olympic trials in June, when her 80.31-meter throw was the second longest throw in history. Berry is ranked 6th on the list of the longest throwing distances ever, and she has gained fame for protesting the injustices in the United States and systemic racism. Like Price, she is looking for her first Olympic medal, and so is Andersen.
8.25am EDT: Women’s 800m final
Raevyn Rogers and Athing Mu both won their respective preliminaries in the 800m semifinals, and the two Americans set their sights on medals in the finals. Rogers, 24, played in 800 games in Oregon and set a college record there. Mu, 19, played for Texas A&M. After easily winning the top 800 in the US trials, she became a breakthrough face in these Olympics even after a stumble. The time she participated in the trials was the fastest of all 800 people this year, and she was not even challenged at the end of the race and successfully completed the race.
8.50am EDT: Women’s 200m Final
In the Olympic trials, Gabriel Thomas became the second fastest woman ever in the 200m race, ahead of Marion Jones and only behind Florence Griffith-Jonah. Thomas, who was diagnosed with a benign liver tumor earlier this year and is studying for a master’s degree in epidemiology, is looking for gold in Tokyo.