LIVE BLOG: Last Friday in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games


FILE – In this March 4, 2020, file photo, people wearing masks walk past the Olympic rings near the New National Stadium in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

TOKYO, Japan (BRPROUD)- We are drawing closer to the end of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Men’s Basketball

Team USA is going for the gold! The team will face off against France. If Team USA wins, this will make their 4th consecutive gold win at the Olympic Games.

The game will begin at 10:30 p.m.

Team USA wins gold! USA defeats France 87-82.

Women’s Marathon

Kenya’s Peres Jepchirchir competes the women’s marathon final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Sapporo on August 7, 2021. (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP) (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images)

Peres Jepchirchir (KEN) wins the women’s marathon finishing with the time of 2:27:20, she takes home the Olympic gold medal.

Brigid Kosgei (KEN) wins 2nd place, finishing 16 seconds after Jepchirchir.

Molly Siedel (USA) wins 3rd.

Women’s Waterpolo

The qualification game for Women’s Waterpolo is underway! Tonight, China takes on Canada. The bronze medal game between Hungary and ROC starts later on, followed by the gold game with USA and Spain.

Men’s Gold Medal Match- Beach Volleyball


Norway wins their first gold medal ! 🥇

Men’s 5000m Final- Track and Field

With 10 laps left in the race, Uganda keeps a steady pace at 1st place

Joshua Cheptegi (UGA) wins 1st, making history with the first gold medal for Uganda in the Mens 5000.

Mohammed Ahmed (CAN) wins 2nd and will take the silver medal.

Paul Chelimo (USA) wins 3rd and will take the bronze medal. Chelimo is the first USA team member to win and silver and bronze medal in the Men’s 5000.

Women’s 400m

Allyson Felix makes history by being the first woman to win back to back medals at the Olympic Games. She now holds the record for having 10 Olympic medals. She is tied with Carl Lewis.

Shaunae Miller-Uibo (BAH)- 1stplace/ Gold medal

Marileidy Paulino (DOM)- 2nd place/. silver medal

Allyson Felix (USA) 3rd place/ Bronze medal

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