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Medal predictions for events at the Tokyo Olympics
TOKYO — Olympic medal predictions by AP beat writers: ___ ARCHERY Mixed Team Gold: South Korea Silver: India Bronze: United States Men’s Individual Gold: Brady Ellison, United States Silver: Kim Woojin, South Korea Bronze: Mauro Nespoli, Italy Women’s Individual Gold: Kang Chae Young, South Korea Silver: Deepika Kumari, India Bronze: An San, South Korea Men’s Team Gold: South Korea Silver: China Bronze: United States Women’s Team Gold: South Korea Silver: Taiwan Bronze: Mexico ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS Team Final Men Gold: ROC Silver: China Bronze: Japan Women Gold: United States Silver: ROC Bronze: China All-Around Men Gold: Nikita Nagornyy, ROC Silver: Sun Wei, China Bronze: Daiki H
Superstar Megan Rapinoe has helped the American footballers in the penalty shootout in the semi-final of the Olympic Games.
The 36-year-old turned the crucial ball from the point in Yokohama against European champion Netherlands. At the end it was 4: 2 in penalty shooting. US goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher held shots of Vivianne Miedema and Aniek Nouwen. After extension it had been 2: 2 (2: 2, 2: 1).
Miedema had met twice in the regular season for the Oranje team (18th and 54th Minute). With their ninth and tenth tournament gate in Tokyo, she launched an Olympic record in her 100th country. Your teammate Lieke Martens then awarded a penalty (81th).
Sam Mewis (28th) and Lynn Williams (31.) achieved the gates for the US, which now playing into the final on Monday against a neighbor to the finale: Canada also sat down in penalty shooting against Brazil with 4: 3 after Both teams had previously achieved a goal in 120 minutes. Australia defeated Great Britain with 4: 3 after extension and now meets the Swedish, which hosts Japan with 2: 1.
Tokyo Olympics schedule: Gymnastics events finals highlight Day 9 in Tokyo .
With Simone Biles' status up in the air, Jade Carey could be the favorite in the women's gymnastics vault final.The country tied for first in 1992 and later won it outright in 1996. Jade Carey looks to be the favorite to become the second straight U.S. gymnast to win the event as she qualified second. Simone Biles, who won gold in Rio and qualified .017 points ahead of Carey, will skip the finals for both the vault and uneven bars.