Welcome to the Kiwi Kids News daily round up of the Tokyo Olympic Games. We are up to day 10.
KIWI ATHLETES IN ACTION – 2nd August
Check out he video highlights of Day 10 below. For more detailed results from each sport scroll down.
Our Women’s hockey team had a 3-0 loss against the Netherlands in the quarter-finals. This means the woman hockey team are out of the Olympics.
Today’s kayak sprinters went well. It started with the woman K-1 200 meters. Lisa Carrington came 1st in her heat and qualified with a time of 40.715 seconds.
Then it was the woman K-2 500 meters. It started with A.Hoskins and T.Hatton with a time of 1:49.83 and didn’t qualify for the semi-finals so have to go to the quarter-finals.
After that, L.Carrington and C.Regal came 1st in their heat with a time of1:43.83. They qualified for the semi-finals.
To finish off the kayak day we had A.Hoskins and T.Hatton in the quarter-finals. They qualified with a time of 1:50.50.
Our weightlifters had a good day. It started with Kanah Andrews-Nahu who came 5th and lifted 112kg.
Next, it was Laurel Hubbard who didn’t lift anything. She failed in her three attempts and didn’t progress to the next part of the competition.
Aquatics – Diving
Our men’s 3 meter springboard. Anton Down-Jenkins came 16th with an overall score of 394.45. He is through to the final.
Cycling – Track
Our track cyclist’s had a very good first day. Our women’s 4000 meter team came 6th with a time of 4:12.53.
Next, it was the men’s 4000 meter team who came 3rd with a time of 3:46.07.
We had an good day for our horse riders. However, we finished just out of the medals – in 6th place. Jonelle Price was the best placed in the Individual – she came 11th.