Tokyo Updates: U.S. Swimmers, Skateboarders Go for More Medals

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As Day 3 gets underway astatine the Tokyo Olympics, American swimmers look to physique connected their beardown show connected Saturday night, and the women’s thoroughfare skateboarders instrumentality halfway signifier aft the American men had mixed results successful their event. Tune successful to primetime sum connected NBC opening astatine 7 p.m. ET oregon watercourse unrecorded here:

Katie Ledecky Has Her First Final

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Katie Ledecky is wide expected to prime up medals – if not golds – successful each the women’s region events, from the 200m to the 1500m. Her archetypal accidental comes successful the 400m last taking spot Sunday nighttime astatine 10:20 p.m.

Ledecky was the fastest qualifier successful the heats astatine 4:00.45, astir a 2nd up of China’s Li Bingjie. Her biggest contention successful the last volition apt beryllium Ariarne Titmus of Australia, who had the third-fastest qualifying clip and volition besides spell up against Ledecky in the 200m.

Medalists Can Pose Without Masks

The International Olympic Committee has encouraged athletes to deterioration masks astatine each times erstwhile they’re not competing, including connected the medal stand. But connected Sunday, the IOC relented, stating that athletes tin region their masks for 30 seconds aft the anthem of the golden medalist is played, truthful that photographers tin get shots of the medalists without masks.

Check backmost for much updates arsenic the events get underway

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