WorldOn the seventh day of the Games, one world and two Olympic...

On the seventh day of the Games, one world and two Olympic records were broken in swimming.


Tokyo In the swimming races held at the Aquatic Sports Center, women are in the 200 meters breaststroke. South African athlete Tatjana Schoenmaker, breaking the world record with a time of 2.18.95, reached the gold medal.

24-year-old Schoenmaker also made history as the name that brought his country South Africa a gold medal in swimming 25 years later.

Evgeny Rylov of the Russian Olympic Committee broke the Olympic record with a time of 1.53.27 and became the gold medalist in the men’s 200m backstroke.

In the women’s 100 meters freestyle, Australian Emma McKeon won the gold medal, breaking her own Olympic record with a time of 51.96.

Chinese athlete Shun Wang won the men’s 200m individual medley gold medal. Wang broke the Asian record with a time of 1.55.00.

Djokovic’s ‘golden slam’ goal caught on Zverev

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, number 1 in the world in men’s singles, lost 2-1 in sets of 6-1, 3-6 and 1-6 to German Alexander Zverev, who ranked 5th in the semi-finals.

In the men’s singles final, Zverev and Karen Khachanov from the Russian Olympic Committee will fight to become the Olympic champion.

With this result, Djokovic could not achieve his goal of “gold-slam”. Djokovic, who won the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon championships this year, came to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games with the goal of a gold medal.

The experienced athlete wanted to become the first and only male tennis player in history who could make a “gold-slam” by taking the US Open, the last major tennis tournament of 2021, if he became the champion in Tokyo 2020.

Ethiopian Barega wins first gold medal in athletics

Ethiopian Selemon Barega won the gold medal in the men’s 10 thousand meters race in athletics.

25 athletes sweated in the 10,000 meters final at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium. After a tough race, Ethiopian Selemon Barega finished first with a time of 27.43.22 and became the owner of the gold medal.

World record holder Joshua Cheptegei from Uganda won the silver medal with a time of 27.43.63. Cheptegei’s compatriot Jacob Kiplimo also took the third step of the podium with a time of 27.43.88.

French judoka Riner did not return empty-handed from Tokyo.

World-famous French athlete Teddy Riner, who is shown as the favorite of the plus 100 kilos in judo, managed to leave the fourth consecutive Olympics with a medal, even though he was defeated in the quarterfinals and did not reach the gold medal goal.

Teddy Riner, who won bronze in Beijing 2008 and gold in London 2012 and Rio 2016, won bronze in Tokyo by defeating host nation Hisayoshi Harasawa with ippon.

Riner’s career has 2 Olympic, 10 world and 5 European championships.

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