Tokyo 2020 recap: Allyson Felix writes history, USA wins basketball gold, Japan baseball

The dawn of this Saturday surprised with what happened in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Since the defeat of Spain in the soccer final against Brazil, as well as the record of medals in athletics by Allyson Felix, who added 11 medals after Get first place in the women’s 4×400 relays.

Faced with this panorama, in ESPN Digital We prepare the most relevant of the early morning of this Friday in the international plane.

Allyson Felix and her entry into Athletics history

The American sprinter was key for her country to get gold in the women’s 4×400 relays. In addition, with the medal, he added 11 medals in his career and surpassed Carl Lewis as the United States athlete, male or female, with the most medals in that discipline. Similarly, the United States reigned in the men’s 4×400.

USA dominated in basketball

After a faltering start to the Olympics, the US quintet took gold by beating France 87-82 with 29 points from Kevin Durant and 19 from Jayson Tatum. With a game of many emotions, they finally demonstrated the might of their league. Meanwhile, Luka Doncic and Slovenia fell to Australia in the fight for the bronze medal.

Japan reigns in the diamond

In an important pitching duel, the Japanese beat the United States 2-0 in the game for the gold in Baseball. It was Masato Morishita the winning pitcher with five innings pitched and five strikeouts. While the Dominican Republic took the bronze by beating South Korea.

Brazil and Spain with a lot of spectacle in Soccer

Both teams gave a most attractive tactical game. The duel went into overtime and that was when Brazil beat Spain 2-1 to win the gold medal thanks to a goal from Malcom in overtime.

Surprise at the gym

The Israeli Linoy Ashram took the gold in rhythmic gymnastics and dethroned the Russian gymnastics that, historically, dominated this test. With a score of 107,800 she was left with the gold metal above Dina Averina of the Russian Olympic Committee who added 107,650 units. Meanwhile, Belarusian Alina Harnasko took bronze.

In golf he sent the favorite

Nelly Korda was one of the stars of Olympic golf and she did not disappoint, as she claimed the gold medal after four rounds at the Kasumigaseki Golf Club. After Korda was the Japanese Mone Inami and in third place the New Zealand Lydia Ko.

No surprises in diving

China and Great Britain dominated from the 10-meter platform in the men’s section. And it is that the Chinese Yuan Can and Juan Yang made the 1-2 to continue showing the power they are in this discipline. Meanwhile, Britain’s Thomas Daley was in third place.