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Sport Aussies in action on day 6

16:32  27 july  2021
16:32  27 july  2021 Source:   aap.com.au

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Aussies in action on day 6 of the Tokyo Olympics (all times AEST)

a woman hitting a ball with a racket: Ash Barty is in women's and mixed doubles action on Wednesday in Tokyo. © Mike Egerton/AAP PHOTOS Ash Barty is in women's and mixed doubles action on Wednesday in Tokyo.

SWIMMING

Finals (1130 - 1340)

Men's 100m freestyle semi-finals - Kyle Chalmers

Women's 200m freestyle final - Ariarne Titmus, Madi Wilson

Women's 200m butterfly semi-finals - Brianna Throssell

Men's 200m breaststroke semi-finals - Zac Stubblety-Cook, Matt Wilson

Women's 1500m freestyle final - Maddy Gough, Kiah Melverton

Men's 4x200m freestyle relay final - Australia

Heats (2000-2230)

Women's 100m freestyle - Emma McKeon, Cate Campbell

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Men's 200m backstroke - Tristan Hollard

Women's 200m breaststroke - Jenna Strauch, Abbey Harkin

Men's 200m individual medley - Mitch Larkin, Brendon Smith

Women's 4x200m freestyle relay (Bronte Campbell, Mollie O'Callaghan, Madi Wilson, Leah Neale, Meg Harris)

ROWING (0910-1350)

Women's four final (Lucy Stephan, Rosemary Popa, Jessica Morrison, Annabelle McIntyre)

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Men's four final (Alexander Purnell, Spencer Turrin, Jack Hargreaves, Alexander Hill)

Men's quad scull final (Caleb Antill, Jack Cleary, Cameron Girdlestone, Luke Letcher)

Women's quad scull final (Ria Thompson, Rowena Meredith, Harriet Hudson, Caitlin Cronin)

Men's pairs semi-finals (Sam Hardy, Joshua Hicks)

Women's pairs semi-finals (Jessica Morrison, Annabelle McIntyre)

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Women's eights repechage (Australia)

Men's Eights repechage (Australia)

Sea Forest Waterway

BOXING


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Men's and Women's Preliminaries

Women's featherweight quarter-final - Skye Nicolson v Karriss Artingstall (Gbr) 1800

Women's middleweight round of 16 - Caitlin Parker v Atheyna Bylon (Pan) 1248

Men's light heavyweight - Paulo Aokuso v Gazimagomed Jalidov Gafurova (Esp) 1454 Kokugikan Arena

SHOOTING (1000-1200)

Men's trap qualifying - Thomas Grice, James Willett

Women's trap qualifying - Laetisha Scanlan, Penny Smith, Asaka Shooting Range

RUGBY SEVENS

Men's Placing 5-8 - Australia v South Africa (1100) Tokyo Stadium

TENNIS

Women's doubles quarter-finals - Samantha Stosur and Ellen Perez v Belinda Bencic and Viktorija  Golubic (Sui). Ash Barty and Storm Sanders v Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova (Cze)

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Mixed doubles, first round - Ash Barty and John Peers v Nadia Podoroska and Horacio Zeballos (Arg)

Ariake Tennis Park

CYCLING ROAD

Women's time trial - Sarah Gigante, Grace Brown (1230)

Men's time trial - Rohan Dennis, Richie Porte (1500)

CANOE SLALOM (1350-1750)

Canoe C1 women's heats - Jessica Fox

Kayak K1 men's heats - Lucien Delfour, Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre

BEACH VOLLEYBALL

Men's preliminaries - Chris McHugh and Damien Schumann v Pablo Herrera Allepuz and Adrian Gavira Collado (Esp) (1800)

Women's preliminaries - Mariafe Artacho del Solar and Taliqua Clancy v Marta Menegatti and Viktoria Orsi Toth (Ita) (2200) Shiokaze Park

SAILING

Finn Men: Race 3-4 - Jake Lilley

470 Men: Race 1-2 - Matthew Belcher, Will Ryan

470 Women: Race 1-2- Monique de Vries, Nia Jerwood

Skiff 49er Men: Race 4-6 - Sam Phillips, Will Phillips

Skiff 49er FX Women Race 4-6 - Tess Lloyd, Jaime Ryan

Foiling Nacra 17 Mixed: Race 1-3 - Jason Waterhouse, Lisa Darmanin

JUDO

Women -70 kg - Aoife Coughlan v Kinaua Biribo (Kir) Nippon Budokan

BASKETBALL

Men's Preliminaries Group B - Australia v Italy (1820) Saitama Super Arena

HOCKEY

Women's Pool B - Japan v Australia (1930)

Men's Pool A - Australia v New Zealand  (2115) Oi Hockey Stadium

SOCCER

Men's Group C - Australia v Egypt (1930) Miyagi Stadium

Young Aussies set pace in canoe sprint .
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