Welcome to Day 13 of the Kiwi Kids News daily round up of the Tokyo Olympic Games.
KIWI ATHLETES IN ACTION – 5th August
Yesterday was another amazing day for New Zealand. Golds, Silver and Bronze medals in a variety of sports.
Lydia Ko had a good day and is 4 under par. She is tied for 9th and had 2 more rounds to go.
Today was another successful day for the kayakers. It started with the K-1 women’s. In the semi-final, Caitlin Regal came 3rd and Lisa Carrington came 1st. Then Caitlin Regal won the B final and Lisa Carrington won another gold in the A final.
Next, it was the K-2 men’s 1000 meter. We came 5th in the final witch is an amazing result.
In athletics, we had Tom Walsh get the bronze medal in the shot put. He threw 22.47 meters. We also had Jacko Gill get 9th and threw 20.71 meters.
Next, it was the 1500 meter men’s. We had Nick Wills come 9th in the semi-finals with a time of 3:35.41.
The cycling started with the Omnium. This is a 4 leg race. Cambell Stewart came 7thin the 1st race and 12th in the 2nd. Then he came 5th in his 3rd and 2nd in his 4th to get a silver medal.
Next, it was the men’s sprint. We had Sam Webster come 2nd in the semi-finals and 2nd in the repechages so he is out of the competition.
After that, it was the Keirin women. Ellesse Andrews came 2nd in the quarter-finals 2ns in the semi-finals and 2nd in the finals to get the silver medal.
In karate, Andrea Anacan came 5th in the first round and 9th in the second round. Her points were 23.46 in the 1st round and 23.62 in the 2nd.