Welcome to the Kiwi Kids News daily round up of the Tokyo Olympic Games.
KIWI ATHLETES IN ACTION – 4th August
Here is a video overview of Day 12. Scroll below for more details about each code
In woman’s golf Lydia Ko is 1 under par and is tied for 16th
In the K-1 500 meter sprints Lisa Carrington came1st in her heat and Caitlin Regal came 3rd in her heat.
Next, it was the K-2 1000 meter men’s. We came 4th in our heat and 2nd in the quarter-finals.
Our sailing team came 3rd in the medal match and will go to the bronze medal match.
In cycling, Sam Webster came 18th in qualifying so he had to go to the repechages. He won his repechage so he qualified for the quarter-finals. Then Sam Webster won his quarter-final so he moves onto the semi-finals.
Next, we had the women sprint. We had Ellesse Andrews who came 4th and in the repechages came 1st to qualify for the quarter-finals.
After that, we had the men’s 4000 meter bronze medal match against Australia. We were leading for a lot of the race until we had a crash to stop us from getting the bronze.
In weightlifting, we had David Lifi who came 4th and lifted 178 kg. He qualified for the semi-finals.
Two of our shot putters have qualified for the finals. Valarie Adams came 6th with a score of 18.83 meters and Maddi Wesche who came 11th.
We also had high jumper Hamish Kerr. He finish 3rd in his qualification round jumping 2.28m and makes to through to the final.